I agree. The SLICK site is reference in many
places, online and in print, usually with no mention of the Icehouse Games
Wiki. Although SLICK was actually where I first started looking for
new Icehouse rules, having now been introduced to the Wiki, it is clear that the
elder statesman is obsolete, and in fact may be hurting the proliferation of all
It's going to take a commitment from the Looneys
and co. to approve and facilitate the changes you suggest, but I think it is
worth the investment of time.
my 2 cents.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2007 12:36
Subject: [Icehouse] SLICK v
Thinking about the whole Rabbit Wiki v Icehousegames Wiki made
me suddenly ask myself, "What about SLICK? Why is it still around?"
SLICK is at a Looney-maintained site, so it's as persistent as the whole
* SLICK is not a wiki, so it's maintained internally only, by the
(very busy, shorthanded) company.
* Icehousegames.org has a TON more
games than SLICK.
* SLICK seems to have some games that are NOT on the wiki
and need to be "ported" to it.
* SLICK is VERY old and its game rules
are probably obsolete, for games also on Icehousegame.org and being polished
there but not copied back to SLICK.
* SLICK could be considered a
historical artifact (more so, if a link to Icehousegame.org is right at the
top, clarifying that IHG.org is the actual "place to be" now).
is mentioned in older news articles--yep, that post about the BBC coverage of
Icehouse reminded me of dear old dottering SLICK. But HTML *does* support the
REDIRECT tag, to bounce folks straight to the IHG.org Wiki, if SLICK is
completely dismantled (after porting extra games over).