Watch out! Polyomino forum

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  • klaashaas at 2013-04-14

    I’m terrible at Polyomino, but that’s all going to change. My four year old daughter promised me to teach me some tricks.

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  • ypercube ★ at 2013-04-14

    +1 !!!

    Oh, the trainer is good, with only 1 day practice, you squizzed me in our game: 1529671

  • kpato at 2013-04-14

    awesome.
    So, blokus is exactly the same game of Polyomino ?

  • Art Duval ★ at 2013-04-14

    @klaashaas: She’s adorable! And good job starting her with games by age 4. :)

  • z at 2013-04-15

    @kaashaas: Impressive! Does your daughter have an account at LG?

  • FatPhil at 2013-04-15

    Looking at all those pieces – is it just me, or does anyone else want to play polyomino with chocolate? Winner gets all the loser’s remaining pieces.

  • MRFvR at 2013-04-15

    @PhatFil – actually those colored pieces remind me more of gummy bears like candies (except for the format, of course)

  • David Milne at 2013-04-15

    In Korea, I bought what looked like a bar of chocolate, and found brown plastic chocolate shaped pentomino pieces. It was in the games section, not at the candy counter.

  • FatPhil at 2013-04-16

    @MRFvR – the fact the substance looked like something gummy or boiled was indeed the first step towards considering confectionary as a playing piece. I considered the grid-nature to be the more important, and suddenly I was imagining chocolate...

  • Carroll at 2013-04-17

    I own a chocolate connexion game from Andreas Kuhnekath, Steffen Mühlhäuser named Scho K.O.

  • Christian K at 2013-04-17

    awww that is just too cute :)

  • klaashaas at 2013-04-18

    @kpato Yes, it is. We own the junior version. It also includes a few puzzles for solitaire play.

    @z Are you looking for a trainer?:) No, she does not have an account here. I think 4 year old is a bit too young for that. Maybe I’ll sign up my 6 year old soon but at the moment, he’s more interested in playing Skylanders on the wii... Make me wonder what the youngest player at LG is?

    I do play othello and capture Go with my kids. They understood the rules of othello very quickly, but Go is a too abstract for them. A few days ago, my LG friend Tim Shih told me a nice metaphor for Go. It explains go as a game with dragons and castles. A castle is a structure with at least two windows (or one large windows), a dragon that cannot fly to his castle, will die. If there is enough room, a dragon can build a new castle and then it’s safe. Next time, I’ll play Dragons and Castles with my kids:)

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