Karl von Laudermann writes: >On Mar 23, 2009, at 1:28 PM, David Artman wrote: >> 2) Volcano - Yeah, sue me! I'll play it, but only if you don't spend >> 50 moves avoiding eruption every turn. >The group I used to play Looney games with regularly had a unique >solution for handling the downtime inherent to playing Volcano with >overly analytical players: we always played Volcano and Cosmic Wimpout >simultaneously. Now, me, I just prefer to play Volcano, with a clock (just as I prefer to play Chess with a clock). The problem is that players who aren't used to clocks will tend to move -too- fast, not realizing how long a 15 minute clock actually is. -- 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." '---''(_/--' (_/-'