GCL 15 - Fifteen Minutes of Fame
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All right, my turn at the tiller of the good ship Stingray.

This week, I'm going for a slightly different slant - just a couple of discussion questions for everyone to weigh in on. These questions are deliberately vague and open ended, so take them into whatever direction you want.

Also, since we really talk more about the game(s) we're playing over the course of the week rather than the ones played last week, whatever games are listed under you are it - if you didn't log it, it's not getting edited.

On the the questions...

1. How do you feel about luck in your games? Do you like there to be some level of chance in your game? Any game mechanisms to simulate fate that you particularly like or dislike?

2. What's your impression of print and play games? Worth or not worth the effort? Which one(s) have you tried, if any? Which one(s) have you made, if any? Which one(s) are you planning to make, if any?

3. Take this in as open ended a manner as you deem fit - comment on game length (time to play). Is there a sweet spot with you with game length? How long is too long? If you have a fixed time slot to play, say 4 hours, would you rather play one game or several? If you had an unlimited amount of time, even several consecutive days, with willing opponents, is there any particular game or games you'd love to get in?

4. When you play, how important is it that you win? We all know the Knizia saw about "it's the goal that's important, not the winning" - how true is that for you? Are you a sore winner? Sore loser? Are you one of those people who has to immediately launch into a narrative replay of the game that's just ended?

The puzzle shouldn't be too hard. Assuming there is one. ninja
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