Where now? A Brainstorming Thread.

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Re: Where now? A Brainstorming Thread.

Postby Sgt_G » Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:33 pm

Somebody suggested such limitations be for campaigns, not pick-up games, and I have to agree with that idea.
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Re: Where now? A Brainstorming Thread.

Postby Builder » Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:46 pm

This is a minor point but one that I shall make, while doing fleets I sometimes have some points left over and quite often 25pts fits in nicely to that, so I whack the variant on for the extra phasors and command because I have spare points. This type of thing is what happens in points based games because why leave yourself 25pts short of your max when there is the option to spend those points.
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Re: Where now? A Brainstorming Thread.

Postby starbreaker » Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:52 pm

Nomad wrote:The main restriction on fielding ships at present is likely to be the contents - and scarcity - of the miniatures boxes.
Maybe in a tourney, nowhere else. Plenty of other ways to field the ships you want to field. Proxies. Kitbashes. Starline 2400 minis. Illegal IP-infringing knockoffs from Shapeways or garage casters.
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Re: Where now? A Brainstorming Thread.

Postby Nomad » Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:50 pm

Illegal IP-infringing knockoffs from Shapeways
Good Lord, I would never sink so low.

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@Builder - that's fine. What I'm concerned about is whole flotillas deliberately constructed of command ships, simply because this is an abuse I've run across in the past, and currently, in ACtA there's nothing to prevent it (in the SFU, there *is*).
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Re: Where now? A Brainstorming Thread.

Postby GalagaGalaxian » Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:28 pm

Well there is always the "See this is why I don't play wargames with you Rob." defense. I have a few people ay my local gamestores I refuse to play with cause they're "who cares about fun, these games are about winning at all costs." gamers.

Of course, that doesn't help tournaments, and its always nice to have things "official".

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