Katrina: The Gathering
is the latest great new collectible card game!
I almost don't know how to describe it. A brilliant, concise, very complete, and quite hilarious1
summary of the the political fallout. It just keeps going and going and going. I think I want to play a game of it.
1 - My options are laugh or cry, so.
posted by blacklite
on Sep 14, 2005 -
Poker player plays for 24 hours in a row? Yawn.
Online poker player plays eight tables simultaneously for 24 hours in a row? Interesting.
posted by bdk3clash
on Jan 10, 2005 -
If you live in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky or Pennsylvania (“the Euchre belt”) Euchre
might be a familiar pastime or at least well, familiar. The game is not exclusive to those areas but is most concentrated in the Midwest. It used to be one of the most popular card games the U.S.
but lost out to bridge. Today the game has somewhat of a cult following in Midwest towns and especially on college campuses
. It is a fast paced thinking game that combines strategy
and skill with luck that can eat away hours of a person’s life. If you have never played the game I encourage you to read an introduction
and try yahoo games
. (I hope this is not too common to bring up, but I rarely see anyone playing online not from the states listed above.) Warning popups.
posted by Recockulous
on Nov 6, 2002 -
The Game of 1000 Blank White Cards.
Yesterday's talk about Game Neverending and Nomic
reminded me of this outside-the-box game that was first brought to my attention by an article in GAMES Magazine earlier this year. The game is quite simple: Before you play, you have to think up and create the cards. Create them how? What goes on them? How do you play? Anything goes. [more inside, including excerpts and more links]
posted by blueshammer
on Oct 25, 2002 -
Here's a gift for all
. Someone got a deceptively simple card game as a stocking stuffer. Three shapes. Three colors. Three shades. Three different numbers of objects. Put 3 things together that are completely similar or completely different, for all four variables. It's a card game that instantly sucked several of us in and felt like playing Tetris the first time. Go ahead and give it a try
(note, I've been playing this for a couple hours today and I could only find 4 of the 6 possible sets).
posted by mathowie
on Dec 25, 2000 -