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Re: Tentative schedule

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  • Tinker
    I 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. Tinker
    Message 1 of 3 , May 15, 2009
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      I 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.

      Tinker

      --- In pennsicgames@yahoogroups.com, 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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