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Re: [FT] arcs in vector

From: Glenn m wilson <triphibious@j...>
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2000 16:07:33 EDT
Subject: Re: [FT] arcs in vector

On Mon, 4 Sep 2000 18:50:07 -0400 "Laserlight" <>
>> >Anyway, what makes you think FT'ers compehend in three
>> >;->=
>> Hmmm, since I haven't read the rules, how do handle 'altitude'
>if not in
>> 3D?
>Ignore it and it goes away.
>This actually works reasonably well--since altitude is not
>significant in open space the way it is in atmosphere.  No
>difference between climbing, diving, and turning; no worries
>about running into the ground or your aircraft's ceiling; if your
>vessel loses power, you don't (usually) have to worry about
>There are some places where it causes problems but those are
>usually the operational scale.  On the tactical scale, the extra
>realism of 3D isn't worth the aggravation of setting to rods and
>adjustable-altitude trays, figuring out 3D movement, etc. YMMV,
>of course.

Maybe I wil have to look at the FT rules (like I need another
of figures to start buying... ) <grin>

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