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Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby TheAtomikpunk » Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:47 pm

I usually don't calculate CP (or any other costs for that matter) when playing brikwars irl. So my question is, does anyone care if I do the same for forum battles? Winging it is just more fun and faster than doing all that calculating.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby Captain-Camper » Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:54 pm

TheAtomikpunk wrote:I usually don't calculate CP (or any other costs for that matter) when playing brikwars irl. So my question is, does anyone care if I do the same for forum battles? Winging it is just more fun and faster than doing all that calculating.

I think most people enjoy a balance match. This does not necessarily mean the CP points have to be equal at the start but they should equal out over time. But who gives a shit you're the boss of your toys and are here for fun, so do whatever!
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby TheAtomikpunk » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:17 pm

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TheAtomikpunk wrote:I usually don't calculate CP (or any other costs for that matter) when playing brikwars irl. So my question is, does anyone care if I do the same for forum battles? Winging it is just more fun and faster than doing all that calculating.

I think most people enjoy a balance match. This does not necessarily mean the CP points have to be equal at the start but they should equal out over time. But who gives a shit you're the boss of your toys and are here for fun, so do whatever!

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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby stubby » Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:07 pm

TheAtomikpunk wrote:I usually don't calculate CP (or any other costs for that matter) when playing brikwars irl.

Yeah, nobody does. But there are a couple of other options at the top of Chapter 11 if you want some alternatives.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby TheAtomikpunk » Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:47 pm

stubby wrote:
TheAtomikpunk wrote:I usually don't calculate CP (or any other costs for that matter) when playing brikwars irl.

Yeah, nobody does. But there are a couple of other options at the top of Chapter 11 if you want some alternatives.

I legit posted this thread, then saw that ha ha ha.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby TheCraigfulOne » Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:06 pm

I wouldn't bother with calculating equal CP for every faction, you should be able to eyeball it pretty well, just keep armies of basic infantry the same size, if you add a heavy take out two basic infantry, if you add a hero take out three basic infantry, if you add a tank take out five basic infantry, yadayadayada.

Hell, if you've got a fairly large battle don't even worry about making them equal, just look at ZZD, you've got factions of every size from huge armies to just one guy.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby Quantumsurfer » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:34 am

Even I fall into that category accidentally.  I use CP for my forum battles but I end up making up so much shit that they kind of fall away.  Make for a good baseline, though, especially if the game has some kind of escalation system or equipment buy scenarios.  Still...I'm eyeing those Unit Inches rules awful hard.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby stubby » Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:37 pm

Quantumsurfer wrote:Even I fall into that category accidentally.  I use CP for my forum battles but I end up making up so much shit that they kind of fall away.  Make for a good baseline, though, especially if the game has some kind of escalation system or equipment buy scenarios.  Still...I'm eyeing those Unit Inches rules awful hard.

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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby Zupponn » Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:57 pm

I usually try to just eyeball things in regard to army balance.  Usually it comes down to about 8-12 guys, a hero, and a vehicle of some sort per army for me.  Of course, different scenarios call for different balances between the armies.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby TastySkippy123 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:17 am

I find that sometimes a battle rigged slightly in one factions favour can be more fun than one where it's all even steven.
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Re: Concerning CP and forum battles.

Postby sahasrahla » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:29 am

I've never played a game using cp
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