Your next move will influence whether your opportunities will be random or strategic.

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”
Sun Tzu

Most of the games people play are made interesting by combining some human skill or flaw. That could be limited memory, calculating ability, understanding, or communication. The game then becomes a way of playing with ourselves in a way that amplifies something in ourselves…

Clue is popular as a family game because the theme is easy to understand. I picked up a version at a thrift store that had nice graphics because my son likes the game. I resolved to improve the game, and the rest of this post is what I did. If you’d like to play this improved version of Clue, I will give you almost all you need below…

The Two Extremes: Random vs. Determined

Fair and Balanced Games

Interest and Novelty

The Interesting Problem


Better Than Random

The New Rules

This Game is Better

Play the Game!

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