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Re: [Icehouse] 5th Stash :)

  • From"Timothy Hunt" <games@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 16 Jul 2007 21:24:55 -0400
On 7/16/07, David Artman <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: "Timothy Hunt" <games@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ...Martian Chess boards, you could play 6 player MC.

MINOR correction of Tim--hate to do it, buddy; but in the interest of

Minor correction of David, but in the interest of accuracy, I'm
Timothy not Tim ;) ;) ;)

6-player Martian Chess only requires 4 stashes:

Well, yes.  This is true.  Which means it can be played with 5 too :)

6 players * 3 stacks per player = 18 stacks
18 stacks / 5 stacks per stash = 3.6 stashes ~ 4 stashes.

> Ryan, RE why go to 10 colors...

And another reason.  I prefer to play Zendo in the traditional 4
colours, but I also play with some colour blind people on occasion.
(I have even had a student that I didn't realise was colour blind
until, entirely in the spirit of the game, asked "Master, do you
consider this pyramid to be green or red?"  Made us all smile)


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