BrikWars: realism?

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What type of play do you prefer?

Realistic
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13%
Mad
21
38%
Balanced
27
49%
 
Total votes : 55

BrikWars: realism?

Postby pesgores » Sat Oct 11, 2008 4:58 pm

I like realism in my BrikWars. Not some fancy desorganized chaotic sea of madness.

It is true. I prefer realistic BrikWars.
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Postby Blitzen » Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:59 pm

I make up rules on a whim. I don't care whose troop it is. I don't care about realism.

I care about FUN! :)
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Postby Tuefish » Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:32 pm

Blitzen wrote:I make up rules on a whim. I don't care whose troop it is. I don't care about realism.

I care about FUN! :)

Amen Blitzen, Amen.
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Postby Adean » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:04 pm

I care about dramatic dismemberment, inhumane disrespect for the dead, and whoever wins to win in an overly dramatic fashion. Boo yah! Rules don't get in my way.
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Postby Bonn-o-Tron » Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:26 pm

I save realism for Warhammer
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Postby Dr. X » Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:10 am

Blitzen wrote:I make up rules on a whim.


Ditto. I like to take extra minutes decorating gory deaths with my bucket of blood pieces. Or, just dump the bucket.
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Postby Natalya » Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:21 am

Bonn-o-Tron wrote:I save realism for Warhammer

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Postby pesgores » Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:34 am

Dr. X wrote:
Blitzen wrote:I make up rules on a whim.


Ditto. I like to take extra minutes decorating gory deaths with my bucket of blood pieces. Or, just dump the bucket.


Whatever. I still like realism.
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Postby Theblackdog » Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:22 am

Realism and chaos both have their place. My earliest battle was a great example of what happens when the Law of Fudge gets out of hand and is used on everything. We had grunt infantry moving as fast as jet fighters, and pistols which had the same destructive power as heavy gatling guns.
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Postby pesgores » Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:51 am

My first Brikwar with a living opponent was realistic all the way.
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Postby Durandalski » Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:57 am

I kinda prefer a slightly more realistic approach, when it comes to units and weapons at any rate. Most weapons and units in my armies are fairly balanced. There's nothing much realistic about the battles themselves though, I like to leave tools such as pickaxes and shovels around the battlefield, so minifigs can use them as hand weapons. We also frequently fudge things for characters that we like, allowing a commando to dodge bullets, or giving the last survivor of a squad a stupendous feat or extra health.

I do have a keen interest in military tactics and orginization though. I've actually written out the tactical doctrine for the various branches of the Morfaire Armed forces, based on brikwars experience. I sometimes play mini solo battles against myself to test how effective a tactic is. These minibattles also serves as an excuse to throw a few dozen poorly armed troops against well fortified machinegun nests, thus producing mass carnage. :)
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Postby Rayhawk » Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:24 pm

You need a backdrop of realism for the chaos to be funny when it happens.
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Postby OneEye589 » Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:36 pm

Eh, I'm more of a person who finds organization fun. I find organization just more appealing.
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Postby Jaye Tea » Tue Nov 25, 2008 10:47 pm

I prefer balance, Its like the yin and yang one without the other is just bleh.
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Postby pesgores » Wed Nov 26, 2008 2:19 pm

THIS FORUM IS MUTANT

Look at the results as of now:

Realistic
8% [ 2 ]
Mad
45% [ 11 ]
Balanced
45% [ 11 ]

Where are the other 2%? THE FORUM HAS AN OBSCURE OPINION IT doesn't WANT TO SHARE
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