Someone mentioned that Steve Jackson (and thus SJ Games) officially came out against the recent Roe V. Wade decision.
But he didn't just voice an opinion. He showed empathy and understanding of his privilege, and then he made a donation to help folks screwed by this.
Major Props to SJ and the folks over there for doing this right.
Building a second set of chess-like pieces with hollow pyramid bases, to make them stackable with icehouse pyramids (stacks with a medium, conceals a small, perches on a large), as well as better for games that have facing and pushing.
I may at some point go through the whole range of them and duplicate them all to add "suit markings", as per piecepacks, because full integration with old school "slap together a board game" kit is my idea of awesome.
A tactical race-and-fight abstract game on the 5x5 board:
(Of course, immediately after putting it up, I spot a short list of editing errors. Fixed and re-upped, but sheesh.)
This is now playable, fun, and interesting, so: I give you the 1.0 of Backscore, a fairly decently tested, print-and-play sports board game.
Okay: A print-and-playtest version of (the small version of what I have in mind) is now available:
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