Thursday, March 22, 2007

Session Report Up, in which we play Blue Moon City

The latest Jerusalem Strategy Gaming Club session report is up here. Games played: Geschenkt, Blue Moon City, Dvonn, Tigris and Euphrates, Lord of the Rings: the Confrontation, Tichu, Chess, Zendo, Bridge, The Menorah Game, Go, Checkers.

We play Blue Moon City for the first time and say goodbye to David Barren.

Game News

Gameology reviews a video game with explicitly defined ethical goals.

Raph points us to a video game with explicitly defined artistic goals.

Table Top Land points to "collectible trading cards" in tea packets.

Network Performance Daily equates boundaries with creativity, using Dungeons and Dragons as an example. This is kind of a triple-play for me, because it reminds me of the way people describe the great amount of religious rules in Judaism as liberating, too.

An article from a TV segment about how playing games may make your brain stronger (as opposed to TV segments).

In Toronto, play Scrabble with the Stars, to benefit the Performing Arts Lodge.

First Arab Women's Chess Championship is happening in Tunisia, while Malaysia is going for the national record with its largest Chess tournament.


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