hist-games: Morris

Chas webmaster at historicgames.com
Mon Nov 28 19:53:34 PST 2005


> The 
> Alfonso MS attests games like the Zodiac game, one of the most pointless 
> wastes of time I know of (albeit with some of the prettiest pieces). We 
> get attestations of Doublets (nearly as mindless as Zodiac) for, what?, 
> a good 300 years halfway across Europe.

Ah, but Zodiac was also a gambling game. Add a chance to win money and
lots of pretty simple games become more interesting ;-)

Charles
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