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Game Mornington Crescent

Discussion in 'Life in General' started by Bookangel, January 5, 2016.

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  1. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Widdershins, huh. you mean anti-clockwise don'tcha

    Good thing we're on the Circle line, though I'm betting that's why you did that, so here's something fun for the next player giving plenty of options to get in a tangle.

    Victoria
     
  2. jessica

    jessica Active Member

    And since I have already played Queensway, opening the classic royal gambit, I can go from stations referencing Queens to Kings as long as the move follows the strict line of succession of the British throne. Due to the centinary rules in effect on the classic regal gambit, you can probably all guess my following move, unless anyone can come up with a block.

    Kings Cross
     
  3. Tregaron

    Tregaron Member

    Since no one else seems to want to take the challenge up, I shall use the exact same gambit to divert yours, and place myself in the winning position. As Southwark has royal connections through Edward III, I shall make my move to:

    Tower Hill
     
  4. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Yeah, looks like this game is heading towards a conclusion, lets move it on a little.

    St Pancras
     
  5. Terry

    Terry Member

    Well, we can either go the long route or the short route:

    Camden Town
     
  6. jessica

    jessica Active Member

    AHA! St Pancras is of course linked to King's Cross, and if Kings Cross is still in play, as it is due to the earlier invocation of the Royal Gambit, then the direct route a gauche can be invoked between business hours of 9 and 5:30, so long as the regal triad has been completed allowing for horse guard rules which apply due to the earlier invocation of Traitor's Gate by the move to Tower Hill via the 1947 post-war amendment.

    MORNINGTON CRESCENT!
     
  7. skye

    skye Member

    So you won, right? Was that a good game? Please can someone tell me the rules. The book makes no sense!
     
  8. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Yeah she won this round. I could comment on the ease with which she was allowed to reach the goal but that would be ungentlemanly.

    Besides I'm sure it was merely a starter to get everyone in the mood and the next round will be more keenly fought.
     
  9. Tregaron

    Tregaron Member

    Beaten to it, I see. My congratulations on a well fought game, Jessica, and I shall brush up on my Royal Gambit for our next round. I believe a rematch is in order.
     
  10. Terry

    Terry Member

    Ditto. Is there such a thing as a beginner's version?
     
  11. Threadmarks: Game 2
    Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    I could do with a new Game. Something to do with keep calm and carry on...

    Angel
     
  12. CatInASuit

    CatInASuit Administrator Staff Member

    A game started and no-one keeping calm and carrying on - how very un-British.

    Will need the patience of a saint to continue.

    St Pancras
     
  13. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Patience? - ah that reminds me of the commuter rule of '96 in the East Wapping tournament.

    So off to Bank - and the next person misses their turn if it is a weekday.
     
  14. Angel

    Angel Munificent Critic

    That's...that's unforgivable especially at such an early stage in this game.

    Bah...humbug.
     
  15. jessica

    jessica Active Member

    Should a new game really be played in the same thread? Doesn't the pub ruling of 1934 indicate that a secondary thread be used under the widdershins table requirement? :whistle:

    Canada Water
     
  16. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    As long as the start and end are clearly defined - Britannia Rules 1993 online edition.

    Anyway, apologies to Angel, maybe I can make up for it sometime, but seeing as we are stuck east side of London, I'm throwing in a grey token, calling laterals and taking us to

    Whitechapel
     
  17. jessica

    jessica Active Member

    No, no, no.

    Ealing Broadway

    ::devil::
     
  18. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Ealing Broadway? What kind of move is...oh, I get it, no, that's fine.

    I'll just use the Stannis Counter c. 1983 and move to

    Morden
     
  19. Angel

    Angel Munificent Critic

    Oh dear - this game has been in abeyance for far too long.

    I'll throw in a mandatory restart token, and a call for the nearest location.

    Lambeth North
     
  20. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    Ok - a challenge then. Let's keep it simple for the moment:

    Clapham North
     
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