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Re: Subscatterscenarioharpoongunpointsdefencevalues and stuff

From: "Christopher Weuve" <caw@w...>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 10:31:03 -0400
Subject: Re: Subscatterscenarioharpoongunpointsdefencevalues and stuff

On Tue, Apr 22, 1997 at 11:41:53 PM, David Brewer wrote:

> > As I said, I'm not really into the genre. But despite its flaws,
> > [Harpoon's]  the best widely available gam... manual simulation on
> > subject. 
> I'd rather play Captain's Edition. Different scale, perhaps. I find it
> baffling that one man could write one game without having a clue about
> abstraction, and then demonstrate himself to be a master of it. Odd. 

This assumes that Larry Bond wrote both games -- a natural assumption,
that his name is on both, but in this case it is incorrect.

Incidently, if you went over to Consim-L (the wargames mailing list) and
the claim that _Harpoon_ is the best widely available naval minis game
either the modern or WW2 periods, they would call Fire From Heaven down
you. <g>  I guess it would all come down to what "widely available"
means, and 
I suspect that someone would comment that this makes _Risk_ the best
available" wargame.

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