Project Hosting request
meta.sj at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 13:10:36 EST 2007
It might be better still to pick a generalized variant of a word game
made from letter grids that lets you choose details of how it is
played... and find another name.
On Dec 4, 2007 9:08 AM, <elw at stderr.org> wrote:
> > Subject: Re: Project Hosting request
> > Nice. The world's greatest word game. You might consider a handicap
> > system where players can be restricted from playing short or common
> > words.
> > And of course in digital boggle one isn't limiited to 6-sided cubes...
> Yes, Boggle definitely rocks :-)
> One issue - "Boggle", as applied to the game with the little box and 16
> letter dice, is a Hasbro trademark.
> It would probably be a "good thing" to contact Hasbro and ask them to
> donate the rights to their name to OLPC. This is definitely positive PR
> for a large multinational corporation ;-) but they'll need some
> persuasion that it is really in their best interests, I suspect.
> Another choice would be to change the name to something
> similar-but-not-Boggle, but that's an unpleasant thing to contemplate...
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