David Artman writes: >On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Joshua Kronengold <mneme@xxxxxx> wrote: >> Also, MegaVolcano (MEGA VOLCANO!) playes with 8 stashes; this is far >> from the only game with extreme requirements. >I wonder if there's interest in populating that space: the "needs a ton of >stashes" space that MegaVol and Stacktors inhabits? Looking at the wiki, it >appears that less than 20% of the games on it require more than 5HOUSE, and >half of those are six stashes, leaving 10% at the 7+ stashes range (notably >ZERO at the 8-stash level: need to make a MegaVolcano page, it would seem; >or at least link to it from What Can I Play). Mega is actually 9 stashes. 6x6 = 36 trees, one of which is a clear one (1 color), plus 7 colors of 5 trees, plus 5 caps on trees. I've added it as an 8 stash game with caps and a 9 stash game. Hmm. Haven't done much on the wiki, but it looks like it's still using classic mediawiki tech. Any interest in integrating Semantic Mediawiki? That would let the lists be autogenerated from attributes in the games rather than hand-maintained. >Perhaps that could be a design restriction, next year, for the "old school": >require at least eight transparent colors? Advanced Homeworlds, anyone? *g* It's true, though; the more games in that space, the more worthwhile it is to design new games in that space (or get a good collection of pieces. How about a contest of games that can only be played with filled/solid pieces? G,D,R) -- Joshua Kronengold (mneme@(io.com, labcats.org)) |\ _,,,--,,_ ,) --^-- "Did you know, if you increment enough, you /,`.-'`' -, ;-;;' /\\ get an extra digit?" "I knew," weeps Six. |,4- ) )-,_ ) /\ /-\\\ "We knew. But we had forgotten." '---''(_/--' (_/-'