Hand Games, Clapping Games, Rock, Paper and Scissors Games
Chants, Clapping Games, and
Jump Rope Rhymes - The lyrics and instructions for several games.
Games Kids Play: Jump Rope
Rhymes - Dozens of clapping and jumping game rhymes.
Hand Games - Hand/body
rhythm sequences, with detailed instructions and variations.
Streetplay.com: Clap and
Rhyme Games - Memories of clapping games with lyrics for two.
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Janken in the World
- Scissors, paper, stone games as played in different cultures.
The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide
- Strategy and game news from the World RPS Society.
Rock Paper Scissors - Details strategy and statistics for the game of RPS,
including an original match format.
Rochambeau - Phil Price
does a bit of research on the game's origins.
Rock, Scissors, Paper Plus - Rules to
add Bomb, Bird, Water, Chopper hand forms.
Rock-Paper-Scissors Button Game
- Rules for a party game, moving the arena of combat from gestures to wearable buttons.
- A variation with five options instead of the traditional three.
Rock Paper Scissors) with Christmas Lights - Humorous results of a Roshambo
contest between brothers using Christmas lights captured by a webcam.
RoShamBo Programming Competition
- Write a program to play Rock-Paper-Scissors, and enter it to play in an open competition
against other programs.
Roshambo Rampage - Play by email
with your chosen opponent.
1620 Spruce SEGA RoShamBo Tournament
- Results of a competition for a game console.
USA Rock Paper Scissors League - Professional
tournaments sponsored by Bud Light, with national finals in Las Vegas. News, rules,
history of the game, and humor.
Wikipedia: Rock, Paper,
Scissors - An article explaining the rules, variations, strategies, and
lists recently played tournaments.
Match: Rock vs. Paper vs. Scissors - Humorous article on the three-way conflict,
with comments from those who voted for their favorite weapon.
International Roshambo Programming Contest - The Roshambo Challenge Rides
Again, Mind Sports Organization article. (June 20, 2000)
- Online discussion of the Roshambo programming competition. (June 19, 2000)
Mating Games and Lizards
- Ivars Peterson's MathLand describes the game parallel in the mating ritual
of the California side blotched lizard. (April 15, 1996)
Monochrom's Massive Multiplayer
Thumb-Wrestling - Explains the basics as well as multi-player variations.
Samurai Thumbs - Describes how to
play this game using helmeted thumb wrestlers as warriors. Includes some variations.
- Describes how to thumb wrestle, with a snake in the grass variation.
Wikipedia - Thumb Wrestling
- Description of how the game is played.