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Re: Re[2]: [Rabbits] [Fluxx] Question for Ask Andy

  • FromJoseph Pate <jpate@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 21 Mar 2007 15:46:41 -0800 (PST)
It's only bad design if he didn't intend for HL0 to be "immune" to X=X+1

Maybe in 4.0, HL0 could be renamed to "No Cards For You!"  ;-)


> Wednesday, March 21, 2007, 6:52:23 PM, you wrote:
> JK> Timothy Hunt writes:
> >>It's because it's such an easy mistake to make that it happens so often.
> JK> This is true, but it's also a sign of bad design.  We've always
> JK> assumed that Hand Limit 0 said "you cannot hold more than 0" cards,
> JK> because the other hand limits are worded this way, and it's something
> JK> of an unpleasant surprise to learn that it isn't.
> I don't think that is a sign of bad design; it's simply a sign of
> Andy's inability to predict the future. It would only be bad design if
> he had already been planning an X=X+1 card at the time he designed the
> Hand Limit 0 card. "You cannot hold more than 0 cards" would be a
> rather unnatural wording.
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