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Re: (TFT) What do y'all think of this idea?

J. McGuire wrote:
> Folks --
> I wanted to kick this around the list, since although it isn't directly
> TFT-related, it was inspired by Nils' story about playing TFT in a Roy
> Rogers with, to say the least, minimal equipment!
> I've found a source for a product which does quasi-dice with little discs
> in a plastic case. (you'd sort of have to see it...) The idea is that you
> put your business card in there on one side and have something like a craps
> game or a lottery number picker on the other. Or...a roleplaying game!
> Three weeks to GenCon, and I'm whipping up a "lite" version of a set of RPG
> rules that I've been working on for ages. (don't we all have one?) The
> essential charts will go on the insert in the plastic box. There will
> probably be a single-page rule sheet as well, to get people started. The
> game dingus itself is 3 7/8" by 2 1/2" by 5/16" thick: perfect to stuff
> into your pocket for gaming any time.
> Whaddya think: Do I have the ultimate microgame here? Or did I just order a
> ton of little doohickeys that I'm going to be looking at for the next decade?

Sounds pretty cool to me.  If the price is right, they'll probably fly
off the table for their novelty alone.  If they don't go ever well, you
could always include 'em with TM.  We all love freebies :)

Paul MacDonald
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