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Re: [Icehouse] Zark City: Can a player attack her own piece?

  • From"Jason Spears" <spielboy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 25 Feb 2008 13:43:16 -0500
Very cool. I submitted Zark City the BGG database. Should show up
within the week.


On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 1:04 PM, Kristin <kristin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> a link for anyone who missed Andy's update this week:
>       <http://wunderland.com/WhatsOld/2008/WN.02.21.08.html>
>  --On Feb 25, 2008  Carl Worth <cworth@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  > First of all, Andy, thanks for Zark City!
>  >
>  > My wife gave me Lost Cities in December, and we've been playing an
>  > awful lot of it, (and enjoying it very much). But I'm a big pyramid
>  > fan and always looking for excuses to pull out the pyramids, (she
>  > loves Zendo, but we don't find that satisfying with just two players).
>  >
>  > Meanwhile, the oversized cards of Lost Cities have always seemed
>  > rather gratuitous, but Zark City looks like it will take great
>  > advantage of them. So I'm definitely looking forward to playing this
>  > game soon.
>  >
>  > One quick clarification on the rules: Is it legal to attack a piece of
>  > your own color, (to be able to remove it from the board and then
>  > grow or spawn it somewhere else?).
>  >
>  > The rule as written doesn't specifically forbid this, so I assume it's
>  > legal and perhaps an important element of gameplay, (presumably the
>  > stash gets scarce fairly quickly). If this is intentional, the rules
>  > might benefit from additional language to say so explicitly. And if
>  > that's not intentional, then the rules definitely need to be amended
>  > to forbid that.