With all due respect:
Sorry, all other things are not equal.
"Icehouse pieces only available in Treehouse sets" is NOT superior to "Icehouse pieces are available in single-color stashes."
"Icehouse pieces no longer available" is sheer speculation, and a bit of disingenuous propaganda, if we are all honest.
Even though there are a lot of people on this thread who feel Treehouse is the best thing since sliced bread, neither I nor anyone I've played it with have not found it to be a very good game, and there are a lot of other stash-based Icehouse games I'd like to customize myself, rather than spending fifty or one hundred bucks to get the colors I want, and perhaps some I don't. I've already purchased all the colors, including Cyan and Grey, but I find myself reluctant to buy in the "Treehouse" fashion, especially if I'm buying to give a friend a two or three stash game.
I like to support the Looneys, and have for years, but I feel I must voice my opinion on this. They haven't gone to China for manufacturing (and thus save a lot of costs) because they kept to their principles of American manufacturing; why should they feel this stash-to-tree change (un-friendly to their long-time consumers) should be made for purely financial reasons? Where is the hippy reciprocity?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Elliott C. Evans"
To: "Icehouse Discussion List"
Subject: Re: [Icehouse] Monochrone Stashes - LAST CHANCE TO BUY
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 10:35:12 -0400
Christopher H. wrote:
> ACK! This is terrible news for Piecenikkers. No longer shall clear
> pyramids be available as a starting point for customization. :(
Worse news would be, "Icehouse pieces no longer available."
Ceteris paribus, "Icehouse pyramids only available in Treehouse sets"
is vastly superior.
-- Elliott C. "Eeyore" Evans
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