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RE: [Icehouse] Single Stash Games

  • From"Christopher Hickman" <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 13 Sep 2006 10:21:58 -0400
> On 9/11/06, TheLoneGoldfish <thelonegoldfish@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I can't make my pieces do that without at least one piece 
> coming out
> > > weird/poised.
> >
> > Try wood or paper pyramids? I'd think they'd have better friction
> > between pieces.
> No, that's not it.  It's not a matter of friction.  Here's what I
> /think/ Jesse is describing.
> http://dsheldon.digitalfreaks.org/treehunters.bmp
> That gives a 4 defense with the large and small poised (which is great
> to get to some powerful positions on your next move).  Like in Zendo
> offense v defense v poised is determined relative to the table surface
> and being even a little bit off means you're off.

I don't think that's what he means.  I think he means for the small to be
sitting inside the flat large so that it is upright (parallel to the playing
field) and just touching the side of the upright medium behind it.

Example: http://homepage.mac.com/tophu/5-5unit.jpg

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