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George Duke wrote on 2009-01-21 UTC
The paucity of great ones actually coming out of CVPage is underwhelming. Enlightened Philosophers. Mind moves. I say this is number one, for less than 64 squares (25% of the total), in recent creations 1995-2008 under our auspices. In complete contrast to Izzard's other In the Bin. Even 5% really excellent out of 4000 CVs is still 200 games, and Philosophers has to be one of them, as the contest win supports. Usually terse concise rules are preferred, but somehow inexplicably the overcomplication works here -- like Altair or Hitchhiker below.

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