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It's Wednesday, so I think Ultra Naté rules would be appropriate, no?
He christened her with a name!
Down below the trains were rattling,
Through the night, the Angel...
Freed from desire,
Mind and senses Blackhose Road...
What's the details? (date price etc.)
Also, are we doing Scarce?
I'm an ideas man. When was Scarce again?
Now, as we seem to have gone territorial: Kemble.
Has that changed? Has anyone bought tickets? Is anyone going to put me up for the night?
October 17th. Luminaire. Kilburn.
You can't just switch parley techniques mid-game!
July 19th. Thermidore. Putney Bridge.
Gunnersbury, October 31st.
in the hope that I'll be able to get out of them.
THERE IS STILL HOPE.
to Birmingham New St.
Taking it ex-territorial on the first go, eh? You a maverick or something?
Partial Fold Play: Chalfont St. Giles.
Not so much illegal, but a cheap shot. You'll regret it later on, mark my words.
I'm forced to resort to to the 3-6 Halloween Gambit: West Ruislip and Hatton Park.
I've got no choice but to retaliate with the East London Fuckswitch. Lewisham DLR.
I might have known you'd end up perverting things with this Oxbridge nonsense. I've got nowhere to go now but: West Silvertown.
And yes, I'm using one of my Madeley cards. If you don't like it, tough shit.
Fairlop. I'm going for lunch.
Okay... the Xanatos Maneuver: Canada Water via Hammersmith.
JK's are wild
Er... Wandsworth Common.
I like the Equilateral Bond as it suits my tesselatory style of play. I can do a Double Bond now, or save it for the Danger Round, it's all good.
Anyway, St John's Wood.
To liven it up many variations on the normal rules are adopted (much like in the sort of card games where things like certain cards (like one eyed jacks can maybe reverse the order of play) can be used to modify the range of stations that you can legitimately use.
People enjoy out pedanting each other when it comes to obsurer usage of particular rule exceptions and enjoy pointing out where and when these exceptions qualify for usage.
Some people can spoil the game for others by using things that are not really in the central cannon of the game (like the ex-territorial usage above ^ when someone used Birmingham New st) but in open games like this it is rather pointless to object, it tends to just provoke people to use the loosest and most obscure variations of the game (although I am from birmingham i do not enjoy playing birmingham monopoly....because i am a purist/traditionalist in these sort of things....actually if i had my way I wouldnt allow the DLR to be in it AND i would stick with such rules as no more than 3 consecutive changes via interchange stations of the same colour.........Ive seen a game stagnate (cos the players were being purile) where people just went round and round on the circle line for ages, just using the excuse that they had used metropolitan or districts, rather than staying with circle)) .
Closed games with pre established exclusions and rule sets are far more pure and can move very fast and be very enjoyable.
Personally I feel the addition of the DLR to the Crescent canon was a masterstroke on a par with disallowing backpasses. Games flow so easily now.
but only if the Bigglefarthing Short Shift is applied to non-clockwise counter play.
I was never a fan of position-based counter play, myself. If you've noticed, all my moves this game have been in the Lateral 4D system. Brutal, but I play to win.
and never really got familiar with it, its probably an excuse on my behalf for my lack of expert knowledge in the DLR, I could probably only name about 20-30 stations on it. I guess this is revealing my secret weaknesses here but luckily in open non turn based games i can just avoid posting till im on more familiar territory.
PS the generation before me had similar feelings about the Jubilee line