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Re: Re: [Rabbits] Treehouse, Just Deserts.

  • FromKristin <kristin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 16 Aug 2006 07:00:57 -0400
Hi Evan!  Welcome to the Rabbit mailing list!

All those experiment pages so very much need revamping, as does
the experiment kit and the experiment in a bag...  they are not
order-able for now, until we rebuild them and make them available
again.  All of this SHOULD be done in the next few months before
the holiday shopping season begins again...  we are working on
an update of all of LooneyLabs.com... cross your toes and wish
us luck - I've got a great team working with me - but we have
a lot to get done in the next few months!

Please let us know the name of your friendly local game store,
and we can give them a call from this end and help them with
that restock so you can get a Treehouse set.  Thank you for
supporting your local game store!

-Kristin (of the Looney variety)

--On August 14, 2006 TheLoneGoldfish <thelonegoldfish@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I was one of the people who were interested in those weird pyramid things
I saw in game stores, but wasn't willing to shell out 50 bucks for
them... Treehouse (and 3house) seem like a much easier way to test the
waters, while only needing to shell out the price of a reasonably priced
board/card game (10/30 dollars for tree/3 respectively).

Actually I would have probably picked up the set if I had known how neat
all the games are.

I've yet to find a copy of treehouse, and would like to give my game
store a chance to get it in first (they're out of looney stuff, perhaps I
can prod them to make an order).

In other news, what's going on with the experiment in a bag? (all my
copies of fluxx have been destroyed [mental note: invest in card sleeves,
condensation sucks], and I wouldn't mind being able to show people the
whole library). I ask because the online store will not let you order it
(in fact, the only way to find it is from the experiment description

And last of all, this is my first post to [rabbits]. Hi!


On 8/14/06, gwen <gwenix@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:

On 8/10/06, Superdairyboy <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > wrote:
>   Do people Like Treehouse? I do not. We feel the game has too much luck
> (roll of the Dice) then Stragetgy. Most Ice house games are full of
> stragetgy not the roll of a dice. So the Idea behind the game being a
> cheap way to get people into Ice house we feel is wrong. It impllies
> that Ice house games are games of luck and little stragetgy.

I really think that Treehouse is like the Fluxx of Icehouse games.
Given that Fluxx is very popular among many different kinds of folks,
I'm not sure that it's really a bad thing to break people into the
idea of using the pyramid pieces with something fun and simple like
this.  And I like Treehouse because it's just fun and simple.  But, if
it's not for you, that should be OK too.

ps. Please note that I use "simple" here in the usage of "easy and
approachable", not as in "dumb".

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