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Greg Strong wrote on 2017-01-08 UTC

The alfaerie-many set was not started by me, and I do not endorse its use or recommend using its arcane notation for pieces. I keep it around only because some games do use it.

I agree that Alfaerie-many should not be used for established games for a couple of different reasons, but I'm still glad it's available.  Sometimes we're just experimenting with ideas or playtesting them.  Frequently when I'm working on a new idea, I'll use Game Courier to lay out the pieces and move them around by myself.  For this purpose, alfaerie-many fits the bill perfectly.  It's also the only good way (so far as I know) to see all the pieces available so I know if I need to draw a new one or not.  Without that, I could be duplicating effort.  Actually, for all I know there could be more Alfaerie pieces out there that aren't in the many set, but they might as well not exist, since I'd never find them.

P.S.  I sent you an email.  Thanks :)


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