Mark Gritter (markgritter) wrote,
Mark Gritter

Combinatorial auction game

I have had a game idea kicking around for a while (see this friends-locked post), and I'd like to try it out in "email prototype" form before I consider whether it's worthwhile building a web version. Internal testing suggests it's at least "interesting" but I'm not yet sure about "fun."

The prototype rules can be read here. The game's core mechanic is a combinatorial auction--- multi-unit and simultaneous. (I have a cute story to wrap around the game but haven't included it.)

If you'd be interested in participating in the first round, please shoot an email to The game will take 10 rounds, one email per round, with I hope about a 24-hour turnaround on each round.
Tags: auctions, games, geek
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