Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Thoughts on Zark City

  • FromChristopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateFri, 21 Mar 2008 12:01:48 -0700
On Friday, March 21, 2008, at 02:47PM, "Mike Yarrum" <yarrum@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Jason Spears <spielboy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> we may try it out with Aces counting as face as well.
>I like the ace rule. I haven't had a chance to try Zark City yet, but it
>does seem like aces aren't worth as much because it's harder to build a
>power block using them, since all other spot cards (besides tens) have a
>value above and below them. At least with a ten, you can use it to go first.

Perhaps you can make it work on either end.  So you can use it as a number card that goes with the deuce and the trey to form a power block, or you can discard it as a face card.  That way it is useful either way...