129Re: Tentative schedule
- May 15, 2009I put in the Mom I'm bored class-combined my make a period board with it this time. Will try to fill in and help as I can.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jane & Mark Waks <waks@...> wrote:
> Mike Knauer wrote:
> > Here is the current tentative schedule for the Games Tent. I've gone
> > ahead and filled in every block with something, but if we get some
> > additional classes, we'll drop a few of the duplicates and "Games Tent
> > Staff" items. We can also add additional classes between the ones we
> > have already or at 5 PM.
> I really should teach something. Sorry about the tardiness: life is
> really busy right now, and I'm scarcely ever home and free to think
> about it. But let's pull out a couple of classics, so that we don't
> count on me having time to research something new...
> Okay, I've just signed up to teach:
> So You Have This Backgammon Board
> So You Have This Chess Set
> Basically, each class will briefly cover a few straightforward period
> variants played with the standard equipment. The former will probably
> include standard Tables, Tick-Tack, maybe Doublets or one of the warped
> Spanish variants; the latter will probably cover basic period chess, the
> Forced Game (always a favorite of mine), and possibly the horror that is
> dice chess for those who don't want to deal with strategy. The point of
> each is to give someone who has just ordinary modern equipment some good
> alternatives for use at events.
> Both are currently marked as teens and up -- I don't think either does
> especially well with most younger children, although I probably won't be
> hard-assed about it.
> -- Justin
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