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Subject: New York Times Obituary for Allan Calhamer, inventor of Diplomacy rss

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Jon
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Traditional games that have survived the test of time and ancient games that have not are a part of our heritage.
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m'n - the Egyptian hieroglyph for board game, also signifying "stability" and used phonetically as in the last syllable of "Tutankhamun"
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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/us/allan-calhamer-inventor...
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Laurence Parsons
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What a great obituary. Thanks for posting the link.
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Lewis Goldberg
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That was probably the best-written piece on anything to do with gaming I've ever read in a mainstream news source. Usually when the press tries to cover our hobby, they botch one or more facts.
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Good grief that was beautiful. I'll share this with my group once we wrap up our game. Thanks for posting.
 
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