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Orrin Venn
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsNiwjk6xhQ&feature=channel

Here is some video of a game I invented a few years ago being run at a Ren Faire. I've been thinking of designing a home version. Comments, good or bad, welcome, of course.
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Thanks for reconsidering your marketing approach! You will get a much better response this way. Good luck!
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The family were enjoying themselves, but I would like to know more about the mechanics and the gameplay and how much skill is involved. It appeared that the game was 80% luck and 20% skill, but I would like to be proved wrong.
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Dungeon Dodge is, I admit, a very simple, Peek-a-Boo game. However, if you want to really know how much 'skill' is involved, it would depend on what you consider to be a 'skill'.

For instance, is being able to hold a 'poker face' a skill? Is being able to read a person's eyes and body language a skill? Is a knowledge of human psychology and the abilty to interpret the nuances of what people say a skill?

If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then the question is not how much of the game depends on skill. It is 'how much skill do YOU have?'.
 
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Given that definition, Old Maid is a skill game.
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TheArxmaster wrote:
Dungeon Dodge is, I admit, a very simple, Peek-a-Boo game. However, if you want to really know how much 'skill' is involved, it would depend on what you consider to be a 'skill'.

For instance, is being able to hold a 'poker face' a skill? Is being able to read a person's eyes and body language a skill? Is a knowledge of human psychology and the abilty to interpret the nuances of what people say a skill?

If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then the question is not how much of the game depends on skill. It is 'how much skill do YOU have?'.

In short: It's all luck.
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Given how much of top level professional poker is being able to hold a poker face and read other players that in itself means there is an element of skill possible.

Being able to work out reasonable sort of strategies based on "reads" is a skill as well.

I'd have to take a look at the youtube clip for further analysis tho.
 
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I agree. Old Maid IS a skill game and I was so good at it, my sisters wouldn't play it with me.
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Don't know if you heard, but recently, some card houses were busted in South Carolina. They were playing Texas Hold 'Em. When they went to trial, the defense lawyer convinced the judge that TH'E was NOT a game of chance (which would have put it in violation of the law), but was actually a game of skill. The judge agreed and threw out all the indictments.
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I think the judge may like to play poker?
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