hist-games: OT: what's your favorite period game?
alfred1sca at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 1 05:00:57 PST 2001
I am Alfred--a bard and gamer in southeastern Virginia (Marinus in the SCA).
I was just curious as which period games might make your short list. If
you like, you can break it down into subcategories like: card games, board
games, gambling games, etc.
I like many games, but here are a few that come to mind (that I actually
French Tarot (using Justin's redaction)and Poch for right now, but plan to
try several others (Maw, Piquet, etc). Tarot is a great game as it is one
of the few trick-taking games that I have played that does not require 4 and
only 4 players.
Nine Men's Morris (truely a great game), Byzantine Chess (like it better
than modern chess), Alquerques, etc.
Poch, Hazard, Basset
Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at http://explorer.msn.com/intl.asp
More information about the hist-games