Thursday, April 03, 2008

Session Report, in which a newcomer wins Robo Rally in a great comeback

The latest Jerusalem Strategy Gaming Club session report is up. Games played: R-Eco x 2, Robo Rally, Notre Dame, Settlers of Catan, Race for the Galaxy, Mr Jack.

A new player makes a spectacular comeback in Robo Rally, and I lose RftG using a military world strategy.

It's my birthday. I'm 39.

39 is the sum of five consecutive primes (3 + 5 + 7 + 11 + 13) and the sum of the first three powers of 3 (3^1 + 3^2 + 3^3).

39 is the atomic power of yttrium.

There are 39 categories of activity prohibited on Shabbat. 39 is the actual number of lashes given by the Sanhedrin to a person is supposed to receive 40 lashes (owing to mercy). It's the number of Scud missiles which Iraq fired at Israel during the Gulf War.

The Anglicans have 39 articles of defining religious statements.

There's an Alfred Hitchcock movie The Thirty-Nine Steps and a Queen song 39.

Pier 39 is a popular shopping center in San Francisco.



David said...

Happy birthday, kid.

Aaron Fuegi said...

Happy Birthday!

Yehuda said...

Thanks, David and Aaron.