Talk:Skurðir

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This is one of Glenn Overby's Icehouse Games. I've added it to the wiki because I think it's a good game and deserves the exposure. Unfortunately, his Icehouse site which hosted all his game rules has vanished so the only copies of his games seem to be on the archive.org site. As all his rules have a Copyright notice with a "All rights reserved" notice on them, they cannot be copied legaly, so I'm using the link to the archived pages as a last resort. --Jorge

This looks like a fun game mechanically, and I'm excited about the theme because I'm a fan of Ian McDonald's Mars books, which prominently feature trains and railroads (Desolation Road and Ares Express). Thank goodness for Wayback. --Carthoris 17:18, 27 December 2011 (UTC)

Now that I've played it, I can affirm that this is a fun game. It seems like it would be really sweet on a custom 7x7 Volcano board, with nine ELBs to block off the inoperable squares. In that event, however, it would be necessary to use smalls for canals and mediums for passangers, since a flat medium is too long for a Volcano board square. Also, if you have two or three extra stashes of pyramids in colors other than the ones being played on the board, they can be used for keeping score. (That's what we did.) --Carthoris 02:06, 1 May 2012 (UTC)