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Re: [GZG] [FT] "mini-campaign" scenarios?

From: "Grant A. Ladue" <ladue@c...>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 14:56:24 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: [GZG] [FT] "mini-campaign" scenarios?

> Huge YMMV on this one, as it's been a long time since I played SFB, or
> the campaign, but isn't the lone wolf one of the B-monsters? Probably
> qualifies as a super-SDN. I know that ADB/TFG/whomever eventually gave
> beasts to the other fleets, if only conjectural, but at the time, it's
> 'over the top'.
> Also, I'm fairly certain the individual task forces were NOT
comparable in
> points; wasn't the idea that the big guy was facing several smaller
> opponents/groups which could only wear it down in successive battles?
> Lastly, I thought for sure it had a few escorts, as well. Course, I
> be thinking of one of the variants.
> The_Beast

   It was a C-9 with no escorts, and it was low on fuel so it couldn't
 accelerate to warp all the time.  Limited drones too.

   Hmm, in FT terms you'd probably limit the max velocity of the SDN and
 allow it to jump away for a minimum number of turns.  You'd be looking
 frigates and destroyers chasing it, with a bigger force showing up if
 manage to dog it long enough.	Somehow you need to force the shadowing
 to need to attack the sdn, or at least stay near it, while at the same
 forcing the sdn to consider whether to drive them off or run.


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