Nomic. A game by email.
A long-standing email game. Another
URL. Part of Internomic.
Party Chess. A Chess-Nomic blend. From Uri Bruck. Also see Nomic
Chess and Fourplay.
Nomic. One of the oldest continuing games. From Chuck Carroll.
Also see Don Blaheta's Agora Nomic page and Michael
Norrish's Agora Nomic
page. Steven Swiniarski also has an Agora page.
Part of Internomic.
A Nomic card game. From Alex Fink.
Mystical Order Nomic Crucis. Secret society Nomic. From Geoffrey
Players have personal rules as well as group rules. From Jay Campbell.
Nomic. An "unwinable" game using a variant initial set. From
Nomic. A game at Iowa State University. From Joel Uckelman.
A game and meta-game combined.
Nomic. From Gepetto.
From John-Martin Lotz.
Nomic. Web site of a FTF game.
Web site of a completed game. From Harry Culpan.
An email game.
Term paper by Suresh Madhu on the use of Nomic in groupware programming.
For a CS course at the University of New Mexico.
Law Nomic. "This Nomic explores whether a Nomic with a broad,
general 'constitution' can develop a common law tradition, where
judges explicitly make law when rendering decisions. This is opposed
to the more common civil law tradition found most other Nomics,
where judges, in theory, merely follow the law without creating
Nomic. This game is the successor to Imperial Nomic.
Nomic Games. From the Columbia University Games Club.
Cult of Nomic. A self-modifying form of worship.
Curvature of the Earth is Overwhelmed by Local Noise Nomic.
Archive of a finished game.
A variation on Imperial Nomic. From Rich Holmes.
DragaNomic. A variation
on Nomic and Dungeons and Dragons.
A Nomic card game. From Kevan Davis.
A game using Nomic to simulate a working economy.
Nomic. Rules that blend Nomic with Eleusis, a great
game by Robert Abbott. From Joel Ricker.
Rules Committee. A long-running Nomic variation.
War Games Design Project. Uses a Nomic-like structure to govern
the evolution of war games.
A French Nomic game. From Jean-Christophe Brenier.
Nomic. Essays by Gerard Vreeswijk. This site seems to have
disappeared without a trace. Can anyone help relocate it?
Meantime see Vreeswijk's essay, Formalizing Nomic.
A variation on both Nomic and Chess. Also see Ackanomic
Party Chess and Nomic
Nomic. From Greg Ritter. Archive of a finished game.
Nomic. Archive of a finished game.
A Nomic based on genetic and memetic processes. From Kevan Davis.
Article about a Nomic game at the University of Waterloo in the
student newspaper. The link to the game itself is dead.
Not the same as the previous entry. A game played on a discussion
Nomic. In German.
Apparently the archive of a finished game. From Dan Marsh. This
game also had a Yahoo discussion list.
A German Nomic game. From Thomas Hirsch.
An email game. From Bryan Derksen.
Nomic. From Jean-Christophe Brenier. In French. Another URL, apparently for the same game.
For the U.S. games that go under the same name, see World Imperial
From Malenkai. A Nomic game in which the players are other Nomic
Nomic. Requires a Japanese-enabled browser.
Nomic. A simplified rule-set.
A Nomic-inspired game using music. Anonymous.
Outgrowth of MicroNomic. Part of Internomic.
Nomic. From Manfred Kautz. In German. Jump to the Nomic page. Willing to start
an online game.
Introduction toNomic. Description and links from Randy Hall.
Plus. A Nomic game, not a vitamin supplement. From Donovan.
Nomic page. From Michael Norrish.
II. Non-voting member of Internomic.
Apparently a finished game.
Nomic. From J.
Nomic. From Misty.
Nomic. An email game.
Nomic. British variant blending Nomic with the radio game, Mornington
Crescent. From Kevan Davis.
Introduction to Nomic. Description and links from Ed Murphy.
Also see this unofficial
but more up-to-date page. A game from Jon Grimm
An email game. From Mikael Johansson.
Waste of Time Nomic. An email game. From Michael Farebrother.
Rishonnomic. From Klaus Herrmanns. Dan has a separate New Rishnomic page.
The Local of Koljiana has its own page. Part
An game that uses alt.games.nomic
for its announcements. From Graeme Jefferis.
Douglas Hofstadter's original article on Nomic (from Scientific
American, June 1982), trafnslated into German.
An introduction to the game, in German, from Thomas Voigtmann.
A newer, email game. From Mike Lugo.
Joel Uckelman bought this domain name and is using it to host Nomic
games and useful Nomic tools.
at Horizon. Moderated by Jim Callahan.
on WWW. Apparently a dormant game.
game from Cambridge University. From Jack Rudd. Now there is also
A game using the internet paging service.
Chess. A Nomic variation on chess, or chess variation on Nomic.
From David Howe. Also see Ackanomic
Party Chess and Fourplay.
im Klokken. A German Nomic game. From Stefan Heyd.
in French. My introduction to Nomic, and the iniitial set of
rules, translated into French by Jean-Christophe Brenier.
in Swedish. The initial rules plus an invitation to join an
ongoing game that accepts new players. From Mark Simpson.
mit Tens. Apparently a finished game. From Dan Marsh.
MUD. Archive of a finished game. The same game is remembered
at Michael Norrish's Nomic
World page. This game gave birth to the Fantasy Rules Committee
and was succeeded by Agora Nomic.
Nomic Page. From Geoff Wong.
Masquerade. A variation on Imperial Nomic and Vampire: The Masquerade.
Rule Sets. A compendium of Initial Rule Sets, for study and
comment. Part of Malcolm Ryan's NomicWiki.
Name Nomic. A Nomic game played on an email discussion forum.
I. From Brian Tivol. Archive of a finished game.
II. From Brian Tivol.
III. From Joel Ricker.
Nomic. From Chuck Henry.
Nomic at Oxford University. From Terry Boon. The Oxford game is
at a separate site.
Nomic. From Carlos A. Peña. Used for teaching law at Universidad
de Palermo, Buenos Aires. Now there is also a Palermo Nomic 2.
From Adam Dray. An email game.
Archive of a finished game. From David Kenning.
People's Republic of MacroNomic. From Lambda.
From William Fretts-Saxton.
The ruleset of a finished game. From Dan Marsh.
Nomic Page. From Ed McGuire. This site hosts several email games.
2. From Ed McGuire. Uses a minimal initial set of rules.
Nomic. If you read Polish, visit the site for more details.
A game played on a threaded discussion board.
BBS Nomic. From Michael Murphy.
Patch Nomic. Part of Internomic.
Nomic. A variation with a minimal set of initial rules. From
Free Nomic. Maintained by the Speaker, Uncle Psychosis. Also
see the RFN Rebellion
"Quasi-Republican Nomic, as opposed to Communist and Fascist styles."
A long-running game.
Assasination Nomic. An email game.
for N. A simplified rule-set.
Games Centre. Nomic and its variants. From Lisa Dusseault.
World. A long-running MUD using Nomic to govern social interactions.
Nomic. A game that is "dead" but "technically running". From
A game played on an eGroups discussion forum.
From Craig Brunson.
Nomic. Rule-set for a solitaire variation. From Doug Chatham.
Kommitten för Kreativt Kaos. A Swedish Nomic, played on an eGroup
discussion forum. From J. Blomberg.
Nomic. If you read Swedish, visit the site for more details.
Version of Nomic. The initial rules in Swedish. From Andreas
Nomic. From Michael Norrish. Apparently a dormant game.
Nomic. Archive of a finished game.
Rivers Nomic. From Carrie Schutrick.
Nomic. A long-running game. Accepts new players. Part of Internomic.
Archive of a finished game.
United Nomics Project. From Jason Orendorf. An effort to connect
the many Nomics on the internet.
Unplugged Nomic Game at Stack. An email game.
A game whose rules aspire to be utopian.
Nomic game. This link is dead, but I leave it up in case it
revives. Meantime, see Michael
Norrish's description of this game.
Nomic played on a Wiki. From Malcolm Ryan. This has spawned an unusual
descendant called Wikit, a graphical
ball game in which all the rules are mutable.
Imperial Nomic Association. The home-page of the fascist variation
on the theme. Contains links to
the many completed Imperial Nomic games archived on the web.
Don't Know (Bluesmobile Nomic). From Berry Renken. Part of Internomic.