118Re: Pennsic Game Classes + Tent location
- Apr 16, 2009I'm going to teach the Mom, I'm Bored course again - going to combine my two classes from last year into one.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Daniel Adler <dadler@...> wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2009, at 3:28 PM, Mike Knauer wrote:
> > Greetings Gamers!
> > Only two weeks left to submit your game classes for Pennsic 38. Just
> > go
> > to: http://pennsicwar.org/penn38/AANDS/PENNU/univform.html
> > and fill out the form for each class. Be sure to select "Games" for
> > the
> > Type of Class, so that we can schedule you in the Game Tent.
> I will teach a couple games again this year....any requests? These are
> ones I already have classes written for; some are not really
> appropriate for Pennsic, or better as a one-on-one class (mostly the
> higher level ones - If you're interested, feel free to schedule with
> Kugelach (Jewish Knucklebones for the Overly Dextrous)
> Chess for the Lost Non-Beginner (Western Chess 102)
> The Royal Game for Common Players (Western Chess 201)
> Atlanbaj (Turkish Checkers)
> Shogi for Beginners (Japanese Chess)
> Xiang-qi for Beginners (Chinese Chess)
> Assaulto (a variant of Fox and Geese)
> Nine Men's Morris (okay everything else so far has a description in
> parens, 9MM is lonely. Tic-Tac-Toe on steroids)
> Backgammon for Beginners (Backgammon 101)
> It's Not Just Luck (Backgammon 201)
> Make Your Own Luck (Backgammon 301)
> Byzantine Chess for Beginners
> Rota (Tic-Tac-Toe on fewer steroids)
> Others usually teach the ones I've not listed, Game of Goose, Fanarona,
> card games, Go, Tafl variants, dice games.....I don't plan to teach
> more than 2 or three full classes though, so if you want to teach
> something on my list above, go ahead and speak up!
> > This year the Games Tent is being moved. Instead of our usual spot
> > across from the camp store, we will be in with the A&S class tents.
> > Most likely behind lost and found near where the heralds used to be
> > (it
> > is expected that the heralds will also be moving).
> > I don't know what effects the move will have on us - other then no
> > more
> > ice truck to try and teach over - so I am taking a wait and see
> > attitude
> > with it.
> I'm sure it will be hotter on the Serengeti than it was near all the
> nicely shaded area by the Cooper's store. I suggest requesting water
> be supplied - I believe it already is for the tents where A&S classes
> are held.
> Maybe the tent won't get flooded out when it rains? :+)
> > We still need volunteers to help keep the tent running! If you've got
> > a
> > couple hours for a day or two and want to help out, please let us
> > know.
> I doubt I'll have much time to get there when not teaching though. Not
> sure how many staff I'll have this year.
> > Questions? Comments? Class requests? Great new games that you've
> > unearthed that you want to share with all of us?
> Do people want to run a tournament? More than one? Punt the idea this
> > - Michel
> > __._,
> See you all soon-ish!
> Daniel Adler
> Game Gnight - Games for all Ages
> 20 Quaker Ave.
> Cornwall, NY 12518
> (845) 534-8187
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