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LangGuini is a card game for 3 or more players. Take word parts on the cards and CREATE A NEW WORD and DEFINE it, with a twist.
LangGuini is a card game for 3 or more players. Take word parts on the cards and CREATE A NEW WORD and DEFINE it, with a twist.
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    1. Creator BigRye on August 29, 2012

      @Jacob I'm glad you are exploring sir!!! Originally we had a 5 in there but in play-testing it became a number that folks dreaded the most. So we c hanged the plan and adapted to a more conducive style based on feedback. Hope you are having fun!
      Ryan

    2. Creator Jacob Ouellette on August 15, 2012

      Oo, slight error in my math, the odds of 3 go to 15/36 from 18/36 and 4 go to 8/36 from 6/36, which does increase four's prevalence slightly! I'll do some playtesting with this to see how it goes.

    3. Creator Jacob Ouellette on August 15, 2012

      Update!

      I did a bunch of math, and will be switching my dice heads to the following: (I'm going to print myself some custom stickers)

      Dice 1: Yellow +2, Yellow +1, Orange +2, Orange, +1, Empty +2, Empty +3
      Dice 2: Both +2, Both +1, Yellow +1, Yellow, +1, Orange +1, Orange +1
      (So if you rolled Dice1: Yellow +2, and Dice2: Orange +1, you'd have Both with 3 syllables.)

      This causes there to be a 1/36 chance to get 5 syllable words, and also increases the incident of "boths" being used for 2 sided dice greatly, which is one annoyance I have with the current odds. The odds of getting 2 or 4 syllable words is otherwise unchanged, and the odds of getting 3 syllable words is 1/36 less.

      I can show my math if needed!

    4. Creator Jacob Ouellette on August 15, 2012

      We just played our first game last night and it went great ! Everybody had lots of fun. We joked that the color dice should have a +1 bonus syllable on it to create a 1/36 chance for situations with 5 syllable words, but that's probably a bad idea. because it'd increase the odds of 4 syllable words too much.

      At the end of the game, we tried to do the apples-to-apples thing where you each are your set of syllables randomly shuffled, but that didn't really work.

      Also, as a thought, I recommend putting on the packaging the recommended target cards to play to the first time you play, as we didn't have any ideas and could have use some (even bad) guidance, e.g., in a 5 player game, playing to around 9 points might be a reasonable number, but we initially started with 20! In a 3 player game, I'd imagine you would play to a higher number.

      Also, we recommend having the player to the right of the judge read all the cards, to reduce handwriting bias and generally make it more interactive

    5. Creator BigRye on August 10, 2012

      We are with you David in compete agreement, the only thing we were disappointed with was the box. For this iteration that's what we have. We will have to see what happens with future runs. Hope you enjoy it. As far as it hitting retail we'll need to see what type of deal could happen but we do have an alternate design for a final box with more art and explanation.

    6. Creator David B on August 10, 2012

      Got mine today. Is the white box the final design? If that's going to retail shops, it leaves quite a bit to be desired. There's no "this is what the game looks like when it's being played" artwork or really anything that gives anyone any indication what the game actually is. The card quality is pretty good and the rules were pretty clear but the box ...

    7. Creator BigRye on June 29, 2012

      Hi Rae,

      Sorry this is overdue with the change in printers it has delayed the shipping, the cards are at the printers now so we are waiting delivery to get them out hopefully in the next few weeks, thanks for your patience we have of course ran into more issues than expected.

      -Ryan

    8. Creator Rae O'Kane on June 28, 2012

      Wondering if there are any updates to shipping the game out?

    9. Creator BigRye on February 7, 2012

      I'm really shooting for an end of April ship date, we are working on things as I type this!

    10. Creator William Edmonds on February 7, 2012

      When is the expected ship date for the card decks? Thanks!

    11. Creator Forrest Woodward on February 3, 2012

      Awesome! Can't wait to start playing.

    12. Creator BigRye on January 31, 2012

      Rhythite- A Blueish crystal that when dissolved in water is used in airplane toilets.
      Congratulations to Forrest Woodard a special prize will be included in your LangGuini pack!!!

      Thanks for your patience, I supported the Global Game jam this weekend and am just becoming human again! more to come soon!!!!

      Ryan

    13. Creator William Edmonds on January 27, 2012

      What is the definition of "Rhythite"?

    14. Creator William Edmonds on January 20, 2012

      Rythite--A flexible plastic often used in construction. It is light, sturdy and not flammable.

    15. Creator BigRye on January 20, 2012

      Sorry for any confusion on the surveys gang! I sent an update to hopefully clarify, we are picking the Rythite definition winner tonight!

    16. Creator Daneen McDermott on January 19, 2012

      Rythite - an extremely dense and waxy marble stone. Rythite is impervious to markers, chalk, charcoal, ink and other markings, making it perfect for forming the walls of a labyrinth or maze.

    17. Creator Nik Houser on January 19, 2012

      Forrest Woodward, I got the same thing with my pledge for 18 bucks. It wouldn't let me submit my info unless I checked one of those boxes. So I checked the awesome and super-generous one, though I'd only pledge 18 bucks.

      On a side note, my girlfriend and I are total word game nerds. Can't wait to get this game!!!

    18. Creator Nik Houser on January 19, 2012

      RYTHITE: (Archaic) Iron gauntlet-quill used during the Middle Ages to force left-handed people to write with their right hand.

    19. Creator Forrest Woodward on January 19, 2012

      I'm a little confused by the Survey. I pledged $33. The Survey asks why I pledged more that $33 listing options like extra starter decks or IPB, but all I want is what was listed for the $33 pledge amount. Do I check "I'm awesome and super generous"?

    20. Creator Brad Torres on January 19, 2012

      Rhythite - n. The evolution of metal-type Pokémon, Rhython: the Unicorn Snake.

      Also, the surveys make you "finish", which sometimes includes having to click radio buttons that don't apply to you.

    21. Creator Sean Mitchell on January 19, 2012

      The survey made a liar out of me. I DIDN'T pledge more than the 33$ amount, but it wouldn't let me finish the survey unless I clicked why I DID pledge more than the 33$ amount...

    22. Creator Forrest Woodward on January 16, 2012

      Darn. So close to $5500. And I was so looking forward to custom cast dice.

    23. Creator John Little on January 16, 2012

      Rythite - A legendary plant that you must retrieve from the fertile grasslands of Hammerfell in order to join the Mage Guild.

    24. Creator Forrest Woodward on January 16, 2012

      Rythite - A Blueish crystal that when dissolved in water is used in airplane toilets.

    25. Creator Steve Skripek on January 16, 2012

      Rythite fhtagn! A minor great old one...

    26. Creator Michael Gardner on January 16, 2012

      Rythite - a special wrench for tightening bolts.. Used by plumbers and other mister fixits.

    27. Creator Travis Wolfe on January 16, 2012

      Rythite. Reciting a a famous speech in a form of a Rhythm

    28. Creator pmarone (deleted) on January 16, 2012

      Rythite. One who devotes their life to the mastery of Rhythm.

    29. Creator BigRye on January 16, 2012

      Rolled a 3 and Y/O

      RY-THI-TE

      What is RYTHITE????? last word of the project, until you send us some....PRIZE for the winner

    30. Creator BigRye on January 15, 2012

      SHOLOHIS-the inability to make up a definition in Langguini
      Thanks Lisa, very cool!!!!

    31. Creator Lisa Rose on January 15, 2012

      Sholohis - the inability to make up a definition in Langguini

    32. Creator BigRye on January 12, 2012

      From FB- Robert Miles The terrible taste of feet in your mouth after a night of drinking.

    33. Creator BigRye on January 11, 2012

      Rolled 3 O
      SHO-LO-HIS
      What is a SHOLOHIS?
      5 More Magical Nights of LangGuini Words

    34. Creator BigRye on January 11, 2012

      Hard to choose from all those entries!
      SONOTHHINSI - A silent musical composition written for the piano, performed by moving your fingers one inch above the keys.
      Thanks Nik!

    35. Creator BigRye on January 11, 2012

      ZOOK!!!!! Thanks so much, we are so excited you are here and you chose our project Thanks!!!

    36. Creator Doodle-Zook on January 11, 2012

      So excited. Was just turned onto KickStarter yesterday and have just funded my first project! How awesome a feeling!

    37. Creator Nik Houser on January 11, 2012

      SONOTHHINSI - A silent musical composition written for the piano, performed by moving your fingers one inch above the keys.

    38. Creator BigRye on January 10, 2012

      from FB-Ellen Duong- The sound of a thin mint as it is meticulously removed from its packaging.

    39. Creator BigRye on January 10, 2012

      6 days to go new word
      Rolled 4 Y
      The word is SO-NOT-HIN-SI SONOTHHINSI
      What is that?

    40. Creator BigRye on January 10, 2012

      MEFOBAH-The name for a genetically enhanced micro-organism that purifies liquids
      Thank you William!!!!

    41. Creator John Little on January 10, 2012

      Mefobah= A village in East India

    42. Creator BigRye on January 10, 2012

      Michele Hempsey-Zuber Mefobah= commonly used in the town of Coalville, England, when referring to ones Father.

    43. Creator William Edmonds on January 9, 2012

      The name for a genetically enhanced micro-organism that purifies liquids

    44. Creator BigRye on January 9, 2012

      OK gang, gonna try to get a new word everyday so do your best to get your definitions in quick!

      Rolled 3 Y/O

      The word is ME-FO-BAH, what is a MEFOBAH?

      -Ryan

    45. Creator BigRye on January 4, 2012

      WINNER!!!
      SAFAPARSUPO: a regional Italian soup made of lentils, pancetta, and root vegetables, usually served with mistella.
      Thanks Michael!

    46. Creator george tagmire on December 31, 2011

      SAFAPARSUPO: a type of cured meat composed of other discarded cured meats.

    47. Creator Andre Hermans on December 29, 2011

      SAFAPARSUPO - adjective
      1. Exciting, fantastic and fun.
      An example of word usage would be: "LangGuini is safaparsupo!!!!"

      -This definition is brought to you by Laura Hermans

    48. Creator Coldguy on December 26, 2011

      SAFAPARSUPO - I type of marcupial that once roamed the earth with the dinosaurs consuming reptiles, sadly once it got caught in the tar traps could not escape its extinction.

    49. Creator Michael Bauer on December 26, 2011

      SAFAPARSUPO: a regional Italian soup made of lentils, pancetta, and root vegetables, usually served with mistella.

    50. Creator BigRye on December 25, 2011

      Rolled 5 Yellow/Orange

      SAFAPARSUPO

      Define it!!!

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