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Re: Firing initiative.

From: FlakMagnet72 <flakmagnet@t...>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 15:18:25 -0400
Subject: Re: Firing initiative.

On Tuesday 07 October 2003 2:20 pm, Oerjan Ohlson wrote:
> Flakmagnet wrote:
> >Each player rolls a die and keeps that number for his entire fleet
(or a
> > die could be rolled per ship to player's preference) as their
> > score. Each FC system's rating will be added to that roll in order
> > determine the order in which that FC system will be able to fire. 
> > highest combined score (Init roll + FC Level) fires first and
proceeds in
> > descending order until all firing is resolved.
> This is very similar to Silent Death's initiative system. In games
> large numbers of ships, the initiative tracking becomes... impressive
> Regards,
> Oerjan

If by impressive you meant "onerous" I can see how it would become so. 
In large games, we'll probably fall back to simultaneous fire for

"Who draws his sword against the Prince,
best throw away the scabbard." early 17th Century English Proverb

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