With the discovery of a possibly habitable planet around one of our closest stellar neighbours, it has become clear that sooner rather then later, there will be aliens and UFOs around.
A new hope
This summer, UFO Hunter, a simulator for waging war against UFOs was revived and released to the public.
Since the future of humanity rests on the shoulders of this simulator and spacex, we have called back one of our most important assets (a veteran from future wars carefully regrown from DNA retrieved in the Artifact) to perform a thorough test of the simulator.
My dad is a great teacher, not too long ago he taught me this game he was having his class play. To play you need a dice, pencils, and paper.
The game is quite simple, but complicated to master. It works like this:
Everyone draws a 3 by 3 table.
The dice is rolled and everyone places the rolled value in one of the empty positions in the table. Everyone has to place the value before the next roll.
This is repeated until every position in the table is filled.
To find your result you add your rows.
The above table would result in the final sum of 123 + 634 + 234 = 991.
The winner is the player with the result closest to 1000. This means that 1001 beats 990 and 951 beats 1051 and so on. It is the distance from 1000 that matters.
To play decent in this game, some knowledge of addition is required. To play well you also need to figure out when it is best to play risky, and when to play safe. This is much harder than it may look.
I really hope that after reading this you will try to play this with your friends. If you have no friends willing to play nearby, you can try my asynchronous version. There you can start a game, and then send your friends a link to join that game. Then they can play whenever they want within a week.
If you want to rejoin a game, your 10 last game links will be stored in your local browser storage for a week. These will be listed in your game list. If you saved a join link, you can also use that to join a game.
This toy is incredible. It is reasonably easy to construct things, while still providing a challenge once you get the basics. It is suitable for nearly all ages. It says 3+ but if you remove the smaller parts it is suitable for much younger children even though they might just enjoy tearing down your constructs. The absurd thing is that when they do, you wont hesitate to make another one, since building these are way too much fun.