Departure lounge ramblings on music, places, climate change and stuff outdoors

Posts from the ‘Games’ category


Isolation playlist #2

As we enter a third week of lock-down in Britain, markontour’s isolation playlist is growing nicely, now topped up by some wonderful on-line live sessions, Jarvis dj-ing from his living room, and the daily pleasure of Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin’s ‘Nature Livestreams’. The whole playlist is available here.

Marrakech – a game of carpet selling

The souks of Marrakech are buzzing – the annual Best Carpet Seller prize is soon to be announced and markontour has made it to the shortlist. Well, not really, but this is the premise of Marrakech, the tactile game of rug trading that I enjoyed as bank holiday evening entertainment yesterday, and which boast both simple rules and tactical challenges.