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SCAer, lifelong gamer.

Administrator for the Citizens of the Imperium boards for the Traveller Science-Fiction RPG at http://TravellerRPG.com


Jul
12
comment Keeping track of many independent variables on a physical board?
Use a 2.25" diameter wheel, a 1.75", and a 1.25" diameter wheel, stacked. A single shared hub runs through the center of all three and down into the board. Put the arrow pointing to the selection in the corner of the 2.25" square...
Jul
11
answered Keeping track of many independent variables on a physical board?
Jul
11
comment Is a deck with extra aces more beneficial to a dealer, or a player?
Yep, probably should... but the principle is adequately enough shown, and the reciprocal form (Face first, then ace) is the same odds. The important factor is that any increase in player chances of Blackjack hurt the house far worse than help the house, because a player blackjack usually pays without even showing the dealer's hand.
Jul
10
answered Is a deck with extra aces more beneficial to a dealer, or a player?
Jul
7
answered Cities and Knights: Played to virtual deadlock
Jul
5
revised How does the cost of designer board games compare to other forms of entertainment?
added 96 characters in body
Jul
4
answered Playing wildcard (Jacks or multiples of a role) for a role which I have in hand
Jul
4
answered Can I take a jack if I'm at the hand limit?
Jun
29
answered How can we play Game of Thrones as a league game?
Jun
28
answered Creating an “Everyone but me knows my role” mechanic
Jun
21
comment When can I discard the Death Creeper Card?
the second sentence of the card gives when; it's easier to see if the sentence is paraphrased: Anytime this card stands alone, you may discard it. The anytime is part of when...
Jun
14
answered Othello on a non-square board?
Jun
12
comment Implementing a map exploration mechanic cheaply
Square cards are rotatable to 4 positions, while rectagular are 2 positions. So yes, it IS a drawback.
Jun
11
answered Is a robber laid a robber played?
Jun
6
answered Implementing a map exploration mechanic cheaply
May
24
comment Is it possible for players to gain an advantage from colluding in blackjack?
Because of the common use of a shoe, many Blackjack tables, several hands are not independent. Only when the deal is from a freshly shuffled deck is the hand independent of the prior hand.
May
22
answered Is it possible for players to gain an advantage from colluding in blackjack?
May
20
answered Is there a Diplomacy variant that does not contain stalemate lines?
May
14
revised What are the other games in this series?
grammar corrections
Apr
17
revised How well do sleeves protect against spilled drinks?
added 1 characters in body