Does anybody happen to know who developed "Lunar Chess" for iOS? It's Free(*) in the App Store (modest fee to remove the ads that theoretically support the dev's $99/yr signing cert fee—though the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Carter Jun 9, 2014.
Rook, if you've been living under a rock, is an odd bird. (See what I did there?) It's a deck of 57 cards, made because a lot of American Bible Belt Christians see poker/bridge cards as second only…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Carter May 30, 2014.
Okay, so we all know you can't get them anymore. And we all know that they're really kind of nifty, especially version two with canals for Martian Chess and other games.I have the beginnings of a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan McGuire Sep 13, 2014.
Hi everyone, I'm looking for a way to store my pyramids and assorted other stuff. Actually, two ways–one for an Icehouse set, and one for full set of (currently 11) colors. I've noticed pink…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Carter Sep 3, 2014.
I got my first IceDice set just 2014-May-6 and was immediately addicted. (Maybe Albinism is a genetic marker of some Martian ancestry?)
Before I had completed my Starship Captain training, I'd already run an informal pyramids demo. These were the games I learned, in order:
* It was actually after I learned Ice Towers that I was first able to actually PLAY Volcano because I didn't have the pyramids to do it until I got a second Pink Hijinks set. (My xenos come from two different sources and I am still waiting for some to arrive this week.)
2014-May-19 is graduation day! I can now rank my top 10 games! :)
This was kind of a dry run for me as I've never hosted a games event before and I didn't have any formal materials with me—just IceDice, three Treehouse sets, and the board and rules card from Pink Hijinks. (I deliberately didn't bring the pink nests I'm now lobbying to call a "short stash".) Academy stuff was mentioned, but again this was done without formal materials. :)
We started with IceDice because I consider it to be the modern "base set" for pyramid gaming. Since there…Continue
Posted on May 14, 2014 at 6:30am