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2010-06-08 07:05:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Penrose Press is proud to announce the release of the experimental beta-test version of a new board game - Serengeti. The Serengeti Game is the first game to employ the 'predator-prey' game mechanics developed by Ray Lauzzana in 2009. This mechanism controls movement across a node network connected by directional vectors. The movement may only pass along the direction of the vectors at a cost indicated on the nodes. The game simulates the...

2009-02-10 07:15:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The new revised ONEXENO website includes the official rules for three games - ONEXENO Basic, ONEXENO Solitaire and ONEXENO Canasta. This website website also includes a blog pages with eight blogstreams: GENERAL COMMENTS for questions and a general discussion of ONEXENO. BASIC GAME for a discussion of rules for basic ONEXENO game. SOLITAIRE GAME for a discussion of rules for ONEXENO Solitaire. CANASTA GAME for a discussion of rules for ONEXENO...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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