Re: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] Another question: SF game styles...?
From: "Robert Mayberry" <robert.mayberry@g...>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 10:35:25 -0400
Subject: Re: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] Another question: SF game styles...?
My first love is the custom, player-created setting. What I love about
SG/DS are that they tend to support a fair amount of flexibility if
you're disciplined about removing options that don't apply in your
Overly "realistic" rules tend to be boring and show their age quickly.
I'm a fan of hard science fiction, but some license for drama keeps it
I really don't have any interest in using the system for re-creating
movie or TV series battles, like B5, aliens, SW, etc. Personal quirk.
On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 7:18 AM, Indy <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 4:49 AM, Ground Zero Games <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> A quick poll-type question where everyone can chip in with their
>> What style(s) of SF ground combat game do you prefer, and why?
>> Possible categories:
>> (a) "Realistic" games that are a serious projection of current
>> technology/tactics/organisation, with a few SF ideas added?
>> (b) Games based in a specific "hard SF" background, true to the
>> source material even if some of it has already been overtaken by Real
>> World stuff (Hammer's Slammers and Aliens are prime examples...)?
>> (c) Games where the background (deliberately) has no connection with
>> our real world, eg Star Wars?
>> (d) anything else you can think of....?
> Depends on my mood. :-) Which isn't the answer you wanted, probably.
> I probably lean more towards A and B, but I do enjoy C games as well.
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