Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The loser is the player who takes the last counter.
A new card game for two players.
Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.
This is a game for two players. You need the game board shown
below. It is easy to draw if you want to play this on paper. You
will need two different colour pencils (highlighters are good to
The dots are towns. The 9 straight lines are roads going to and
through the towns.
Each player takes a turn to colour over a whole straight road
(even though it may pass through several towns).
The first player to colour three roads going to or through the same
Does it matter which player goes first?
Which road is it best to colour first?
What happens to the game if you add another road or two?
Can you analyse the elements and structure in the following
games and the correspondences between them? Describe the
patterns that show they are equivalent games that can be played
using equivalent strategies.
We suggest tackling them in the order given.