Tiny Games for Tabletops

30 March 2013 | 4 comments

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So, today is International Tabletop Day  a day when we’re all encouraged to head out into public and play a tabletop game. Obviously this is something very close to our hearts, but we wanted to give a it a little dash of Tiny Games flavour. We could make Tiny Games to be played on tabletops, or we could be smart-asses and make games to play be played with tabletops themselves.

So that’s what we’ve come up with. Here are three Tiny Games for playing with little more than a table, probably some fruit and maybe your legs.

PUMP UP THE VOLUME

A game for one or more precise players.

Firstly, download a volume meter on your smartphone or open one up on your laptop. Next, take a wooden object of your choosing (perhaps a spoon, or a club or some kind) and attempt to strike the table as many times as you can, each strike slightly louder than the last.

TAKE FIVE

A game for two or more sweet-toothed players.

Player one lays under a table.Player two places five treats, each in a bowl, on the table. Player one must now point from below the table at where they think the treats have been placed. Each one they get correct, they get to keep.

APPLE BOWLING

A game for two or more leggy players.

Attach a wide bowl to the bottom of a table, so that six inches of it protrudes from the table’s edge. Place an apple on the table. Now players take it in turns to lie under the table and attempt to roll the apple into the bowl using only their legs. Repeat to fade.

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | cheap cdkey on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | Technology on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also at a kitchen table. It’s actually in our office – we share a studio with architects and they did the place up beautifully before we moved in. It’s like going to a friend’s house when you’re a kid and discovering their parents have tons of amazingly cool stuff. Anyway, if we were going for the kitchen table angle, I might recommend PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | EntertainUnlimited on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | cheap cdkey on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | Technology on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also at a kitchen table. It’s actually in our office – we share a studio with architects and they did the place up beautifully before we moved in. It’s like going to a friend’s house when you’re a kid and discovering their parents have tons of amazingly cool stuff. Anyway, if we were going for the kitchen table angle, I might recommend PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | EntertainUnlimited on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | cheap cdkey on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | Technology on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also at a kitchen table. It’s actually in our office – we share a studio with architects and they did the place up beautifully before we moved in. It’s like going to a friend’s house when you’re a kid and discovering their parents have tons of amazingly cool stuff. Anyway, if we were going for the kitchen table angle, I might recommend PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | EntertainUnlimited on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

  • On 15 Apr 2013, http://Tinyurl.com/ said:

    “Tiny Games for Tabletops : Blog : Hide&Seek” was
    honestly pleasurable and helpful! In modern society that’s tough to
    do. With thanks, Lyda

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | cheap cdkey on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | Technology on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also at a kitchen table. It’s actually in our office – we share a studio with architects and they did the place up beautifully before we moved in. It’s like going to a friend’s house when you’re a kid and discovering their parents have tons of amazingly cool stuff. Anyway, if we were going for the kitchen table angle, I might recommend PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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    Trackback: Tiny Games: Selling Festival Gaming Through Phones | EntertainUnlimited on 9 Apr 2013

    [...] I’m also during a kitchen table. It’s indeed in a bureau – we share a studio with architects and they did a place adult beautifully before we changed in. It’s like going to a friend’s residence when you’re a child and finding their relatives have tons of amazingly cold stuff. Anyway, if we were going for a kitchen list angle, we competence suggest PUMP UP THE VOLUME. [...]

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