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Re: [Something] Game idea

  • FromChristopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 10 Mar 2008 09:48:04 -0700
On Sunday, March 09, 2008, at 07:17PM, "Nick Lamicela" <nupanick@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Okay, I had a weird idea and I'd just like to toss it out here:
>A game that contains the core elements to combine any kind of games
>together: Board game, trading card game, tile game, playing card game
>(icehouse maybe?), and luck games. The idea would be to gradually combine as
>many games as possible, with rules letting you switch between the game
>worlds. The players could be little anthropomorphic shape-shifting thingies
>that can flop between games and control the pieces adequetly. Even if I
>never work out the rules for this massive game, I could probably make a
>comic based on the idea of little creatures playing games in a world
>containing all the classical game elements. I'd call it, "compatible
>systems" or "The Everything Game" and there'd be a whole set of metagame
>rules about game creation.

Cool.  I'm already writing a GURPS module based on your game. ;)

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