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Re: mobility in DS2

From: Noel Weer <nsweer@i...>
Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2001 07:27:45 -0600
Subject: Re: mobility in DS2

This system does work in some games, I'll give you that, but I'd hate to

see it in DS. I like the way movement is integrated. It keeps things 
fluid and fairly well balanced. It also makes decision making something 
you do not want to rush as you account for the varying speeds (and 
therefore interactions) of the different units on the board.

Andrew Martin wrote:

> One concept that I think would be great is to ignore movement distance
> altogether. This would then mean that movement occurs similarly to
> for WWII.
>     Movement for a unit then becomes simply, an optional turn (to face
> movement direction), then move in a straight line to the destination.
> opponent has the opportunity of stopping the move by firing at the
unit with
> direct fire weapons. To make a satisfying game, there needs to be lots
> terrain so as to break up straight lines of movement.
>     Firing becomes an optional turn to face direction of fire
> getting into firing position), then firing at the selected target.
>     Firing on the move is an option that only turreted weapons can
> Aerospace vehicle movement would be similar to what it is now, whole
> tops at a time.
> Andrew Martin
> ICQ: 26227169
> -><-

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