Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] A Zendo variant

  • FromKory Heath <kory@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateTue, 13 Feb 2007 01:33:42 -0800
Carl Worth wrote:

Oh, that sounds great! I can't wait to try this out. I'll definitely
let you know how it goes with my group(s) here.
Great, thanks!

Let me clarify the wording of my rule just a bit: "When someone calls Mondo, you may hide a black or white stone in your fist, or secretly abstain by putting neither stone in your fist." Probably it was already clear that your response should be secret, whether it's "black", "white", or "abstain", but my wording was a bit ambiguous.

I hadn't realized how
compelling I find inductive games, (nor even considered them as a
Yeah, it's a pretty small class - Eleusis, Zendo, Jewels in the Sand. But there do seem to be a number of "parlor games", or driving games like the one you describe, that have induction at their core.

So, thanks again!
You're welcome!

-- Kory