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Kartoffelkreig
« on: February 15, 2018, 02:58:37 PM »
Free. . .For when you're bored beyond bored!

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Kartoffelkreig! In German, the word “kreig” means “war”. And of course, “Kartoffel” means — pardon me while I look this up — “potato”.

Wait, that can’t be right.

Imgur user Michael Cthulhu has apparently created an entire game based on the idea of battling potato mechs, and decided to just give it away for free.

The instructions include not only the rules for play, which are pretty simple, but the scoring sheets and the patterns you need to make your own game pieces. Glue the printed sheets to some black foam core, cut them out with a pen knife, print up copies of the rules and scoring sheets, and find some potatoes.

It looks like it ought to be fun, and looking over the rules, they seem to be play balanced reasonably well and not too complicated. While setup will definitely take you some serious time, learning to play and teaching others to play takes just minutes. In theory, you could just cut out the parts from paper and do it all with chits, but somehow we don’t think it would be as much fun.

Find out how at: http://kryptonradio.com/2018/02/15/nothing-can-prepare-kartoffelkreig/
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