Yay for more incipient Pikemen players! It's such a delightfully elegant game. I'm always glad to see more people playing it. > For Pikemen i only had Treehouse stashes and it was a shorter class period > so i let them each get a Treehouse stash and pick two colors. So they > played with 2 large, 2 med, and 2 small. Huh. Neat. How'd you set up the pieces initially? The only issue I can see with that is that, unless you start in a corner, you can open with sending out larges to wreak havoc. -- It is in the nature of poets to misuse their sources. --John M. Ford, "The Lost Dialogue"