Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Boot puck

Fast and often unpredictable
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The boots: A pair of sturdy shin high boots.The soles contain small spinning rubber disks that protrude outwards from the sides, back and front.

The boots are elevated by four small roller skate type wheels inset into the soles which enable high speed skating.Power up the boots by plugging into the local power supply beforehand,once the boots are charged you can switch them on, enabling to rotate the disks at high speed around the boots.

The pitch: A massive air hockey surface with electronic ' puck back' bumpers and two nets, one at each end.

The rules: Get the puck into the net.

Two goalies and two teams of eight players of opposite ends race/skate after a released puck from the centre of the air pitch.When a players boots come into contact with the puck, the protruding spinning disks on the soles will repel the puck in any given direction at great speed assisted by the air surface, depending at which angle the puck came into contact with the boots.The bumpers at the sides of the pitch will deflect the puck back into the playing area at great velocity and in any given direction.

Twenty five minutes each end of manic skating chasing a projectile and trying to master which direction the puck will fly off the boot.(body protection optional but advised).The match is ended after fifty minutes with the winning side being the one that scores the most goals.

skinflaps, Mar 10 2004

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[thumbwax, Oct 04 2004]


       Doesn't seem like you'd be able to move around on such a surface.
yabba do yabba dabba, Mar 10 2004

       Sounds like fun! +
Letsbuildafort, Mar 10 2004

       I don't get the spinning disks bit. Whassat for? Seems it eliminates any chance of being able to actually direct the puck in the desired direction, thus making this very frustrating and dumb and ultimately without any motivation to do.
waugsqueke, Mar 10 2004

       [waugsqeke] thus making this truely competitive and ..sod it, i give up.   

       noted[LBF] thanks.
skinflaps, Mar 11 2004


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