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Personal logo Mardaddy Supporting Member of TMP Fezian30 Apr 2006 2:12 p.m. PST

Looking for 3 groups of 2-4 players willing to try out a tongue-in-cheek ruleset I have developed for Calvin & Hobbes' "Calvinball."

Using as my base a ruleset posted here on TMP (I want to give credit to the originator of that if they can raise their hand, I cannot find the post/link now…), I changed it around, added in elements that those familiar with the strip will recognize (Calvin's Red Wagon, Rules Changes, The Babysitter Flag, The Cape of Captain Stupendous, etc.), and made it a little more confrontational without being overly violent.

Played on a 4x4 table with 25-28mm minis representing the players and some counters you can make for playtesting. Email me if interested at mardaddy601(at)yahoo(dot)com

ADC2Davout Inactive Member30 Apr 2006 2:19 p.m. PST

Sounds great and quit humorous at the same time . . .

Is this a spoof for 'Bloodbow[e]l'?

Any-way, good luck on your experiment, could only wish the best for you . . .

CCollins30 Apr 2006 9:19 p.m. PST

Don't forget the zone of enlightenment

Personal logo Black Cavalier Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2006 11:01 a.m. PST

I'd definately be up for testing it.

jpattern2 Supporting Member of TMP02 May 2006 11:02 a.m. PST

I posted my take on a Calvinball game a couple weeks ago on this thread:

TMP link

I don't know that I'd call it a "ruleset", though – more like "half an hour of banging away at the keyboard." Heh!

I like your ideas, Mardaddy, and I'll e-mail you for the rules you've come up with.

Personal logo Black Cavalier Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2011 9:27 p.m. PST

You can get the rules here

link

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