> You realize that you can replace the colors with another color, if you > want, right? In fact, the mega list of rules doesn't even > specify sizes > or colors in its rules, because they can be varied trivially without > weakening or strengthening the rule. Yeah. I already play (and love) Zendo, making up my own rules. If I played with the actual Zendo rules cards, it would irk me to not have the colors specified on those cards. Just a little personal quirk. :) > Hey! Don't knock TH dice; some games use 3, and they make great > hand-outs for demos I wasn't. I just already have five dice, and I don't think I need five more... > And an extra black stash is a great opportunity to make a pocket stash > (saw down each mid to one size "smaller": 0-pips, 1-pip, 2-pips) Now there's an idea! > Or to make a black "skeleton stash" which is usable in stacking games I love that stash, too. I think I'd rather do it with white, though. > And beside ALL those great reasons to buy TH 5-sets, perhaps > time's not up yet: > http://www.looneylabs.com/OurStores/product.html?ProductID=43 Yeah, Kristin told me on the weekend that she thought it would still be up there until they get back from GenCon. > ...OR you can buy single pyramids to build up mono stashes, for US$16, > indefinitely: > http://www.looneylabs.com/OurStores/product.html?ProductID=50 Yeah. I think I'll use that method when I want a set as a starter to piecenik (like that skeleton stash), but I'd rather just deal with extras otherwise. I don't have enough disposable cash to get five Treehouse sets now, and buying singles at an inflated cost would irk my inner penny-pincher even more. > But nevertheless... if you have three or four mono stashes, you *can* > play Zendo right now. And I do! > Use pennies for "white" koans, dimes for "black" > koans, and pull your rules from the mega list: > http://www.playagaingames.com/games/zendo_some_rules Ugh. Pennies and dimes? Yuck. I mean, I don't like the stones I have now, but at least they'd be better than that... > Or play Ikkozendo, with any combination of stacks (TH sets, a random > assortment of mono stashes, etc): > http://icehousegames.org/wiki/index.php?title=Ikkozendo I haven't tried this yet. I should. > Hope this all helps; > David Yeah. Thanks!