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Paradigm
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June 13th, 2012 at 11:12:57 AM permalink
I wonder how BJ would do if introduced today...that strategy is pretty complicated and not exactly intuitive in some situations.

You also feel like you can pretty easily embarass yourself if you are a brand new player and your decision to hit or stand "feels" like it impacts the rest of the table (although we know that it doesn't).
buzzpaff
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June 13th, 2012 at 11:15:43 AM permalink
Quote: DJTeddyBear

Hell, YES!

When the Wiz was working with me on my Poker For Roulette side bet, he must had used the phrase "Keep it simple" about a hundred times.

While "it's too complicated" was NOT something I heard about my game at the first Focus Group, what they did tell me has led me to make revisions that result in a simpler game.

Look for my new version to be uploaded and announced in a day or two.



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Nareed
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June 13th, 2012 at 11:20:59 AM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

On a serious note, if craps were to be invented today, it would wind up in the litter basket of failed games.



I wonder if craps were invented today, whether the WoV membership would regard it as a carnival game. This business about eltting the player shoot the dice looks awfully like a gimmick, doesn't it? ;)
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UCivan
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June 13th, 2012 at 11:21:05 AM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

On a serious note, if craps were to be invented today, it would wind up in the litter basket of failed games.

I don;t know about craps. But for sure, this could be said about "3 Card Poker". Try to play it without chips in your kitchen. It's super boring.
buzzpaff
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June 13th, 2012 at 11:23:37 AM permalink
Anything played in the kitchen is boring. Except for hanky-panky with the wife. LOL
Nareed
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June 13th, 2012 at 11:49:27 AM permalink
Quote: UCivan

I don;t know about craps. But for sure, this could be said about "3 Card Poker". Try to play it without chips in your kitchen. It's super boring.



Someitmes I practice shuffling cards on my bed, and deal hands of 3CP between shuffles. It's not exactly thrilling, but no adversarial game of cards is without money involved. I also deal PGP, Texas Hold 'em and, recently, 3 card hold 'em. With the last, I realized how common straights and flushes were.
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Paradigm
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June 13th, 2012 at 12:13:38 PM permalink
Quote: UCivan

I don;t know about craps. But for sure, this could be said about "3 Card Poker". Try to play it without chips in your kitchen. It's super boring.



Now put yourself in the shoes of one of the judges for the Focus Group.....you are trying to judge a new game by playing without real dollars on the line.

In this same environment, Three Card Poker, the most successful game of all time, would appear super boring (I agree with UCiv's assessment by the way, it is super boring without any real action).
thecesspit
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June 13th, 2012 at 12:14:56 PM permalink
There's plenty of adverserial games that are fun without money involved... Bridge, Whist, Hearts, Skat, Pinochle, Euchre....

Poker is dull without money, as the game is about betting, not the play of the hand (or the betting is part of the play of the hand).
"Then you can admire the real gambler, who has neither eaten, slept, thought nor lived, he has so smarted under the scourge of his martingale, so suffered on the rack of his desire for a coup at trente-et-quarante" - Honore de Balzac, 1829
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June 13th, 2012 at 2:30:36 PM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

Would I be correct in assuming the score were totaled privately and the posted, versus the public tallying used in the previous group ?

Were there 15 evaluators this time also ?



The scores were tallied publicly ... there were 6 evaluators this time so the max' score was +60 and the min' score was -60.
teliot
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June 14th, 2012 at 10:18:11 AM permalink
I wasn't at the event, what was the score for 3CBJ?
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