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Avon. Four-player game; two players sharing the White and two the Black pieces. (8x10, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2005-01-27 UTCGood ★★★★
'ABC,LargeCV': 'The form of partnership is suggestive of the card game Bridge, appropriate for a river with two such distinguished cities on it and thus so impressive a range of bridges.'--Charles Gilman, supporting the provision that one player drops out at times, becoming 'Dummy' like in Bridge. When the theme cuts so sharply across the rules, it probably detracts from play-worthiness. Excellent 'theme': a third criterion to judge games, to go with playability and central idea. There are 8 Marshalls(R+N).