Two weekends ago a very sucessful and exciting series of games was played over Beerpope Day Weekend at The Ranch. The series matched recurrent players and long absent players alike, as well as Season 5’s first rookie. The Annals have now been updated to include content from both games of the series.
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#Beerpope, a moment that made a Beerpope.
Tradition. Tapey Beercone is steeped in it. Since the first aluminum cans were wrapped in duct tape, the sport has held to a vast array of traditions. One needs only peruse the Official Rules finding there is literally a section titled “Traditions”, as evidence of how deeply traditions are held in the sport. More broadly, the entirety of Articles IV and V on Ground Rules and Sportsmanship codify many of the sport’s most deeply held rituals and conventions. However, the vast majority of these traditions are not founded in Tapey Beercone alone, but stretch out universally into the customs of the Buckos Nation at large. Some, such as naming each new field, or the Testicle Bill of Rights, owe their creation to Piney Pinecone. Still others, such as the playing of the Buckos National anthem or resolving disputes by Rock-Paper-Scissors are carryovers from Buckos culture in general. Not simply a part of the sport, they are traditions held across all aspects of life in the Buckos Nation. Rare is the tradition rooted in the game’s founding itself.
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How many players are needed to play a game of Tapey Beercone?
One might guess four, two teams with two players each. Said guesser would be flat wrong. Continue reading “From the Annals: How many Players does it Take to Play?”