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A LOOK AT EYELET (by Amabel Holland)

Mary Russell

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A LOOK AT EYELET (by Amabel Holland)

Roll two dice, make two moves. That's really all there is to my new game Eyelet. It's a board with unevenly spaced holes (eyelets), and moves are resolved by threading a shoelace through an empty hole. Roll a five? Then count five holes, and if that hole is empty, pull it through. Each turn you roll two dice; each turn you resolve two moves. There are two laces at the start of the game. You can move the same lace twice, or you can move different laces. One lace isn't yours and the other your opponent's. You also choose which...