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Re: [Icehouse] [Zendo] Rule clarification [rule against external references]

  • FromKimberly Terrill <kiter5@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 1 Aug 2011 17:35:41 -0700
Yes, they were good and guessable- but not so great for younger kids who were playing. We talked about gauging rules to the players. I think he's got it now. 


On Aug 1, 2011, at 5:16 PM, Joshua Kronengold <mneme@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 08/01/2011 08:05 PM, Kimberly Terrill wrote:
>> I remember the first time I was teaching my boys to play this game. My son (14) did the Prime Number Rule (and later that week it was: "pips must be divisible by 3")- he still thinks the master is trying to 'beat the student'.
> FWIW, I think those are both pretty good and guessable rules.  Much, much easier than rules like "a koan has the buddha nature if and only iff there are more wierd pips than purple pips. (which is also quite guessable."
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