On Dec 20, 2006, at 9:20 PM, Jeff Zeitlin wrote:
(1) Non-stacking games: These are games where the Icehouse pieces are
never stacked, either treewise or nestwise. Games in this category
would be suitable for playing with the early Xyloid pieces, or with
probably the vast majority of piecenikked stashes. The original
Icehouse game would fit into this classification; Ice Towers and
This is definitely a useful category. Lots of designs for custom
pieces don't make them stackable, so being able to find the games
that work would be nice. Definitely feel free to create a category
for such games. Maybe also create a complimentary category for games
that do require stacking.
I've always wanted to put together a list of the best games for
pieceniks; these would be games that can be played with solid pieces,
one stash per player, and color doesn't matter (other than
distinguishing each person's stash). That way, everyone can bring
their own cool, customized stash and play a bunch of games.
The games I know of that meet these criteria are as follows:
Can anyone think of any others?