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Re: [Icehouse] Your favorite (and least favorite) 3 (or 7) games

  • FromJoshua Kronengold <mneme@xxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 23 Mar 2009 18:06:02 -0500
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  

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.

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