Problems with the HUGE manual?

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Problems with the HUGE manual?

Postby Lord Cohliani » Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:55 pm

What do you guys do about the HUGE manual? My parents wont let me print it up because it would waste all of the ink(Printer ink s like $30 a cartridge!)

What should I do? What do you do?
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Postby Ross_Varn » Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:18 pm

Read it online. It's a lot easier, and Rayhawk makes revisions all the time, meaning you have to print it out  again in order to get up to date.

Plus, this way saves ink. And one other thing, you don't have to calculate everything. Just print out the stuff like the charge rules and the minifig stat cards. Stuff that you are going to reference a lot.
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Postby pesgores » Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:18 pm

I copied the whole (old) text to a MS Word document. Then i spent a whole Sunday afternoon reading all the rules and then i made a medieval battle against pirates. Pirates won.
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Postby james+burgundy » Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:39 pm

If u have a laptop then get the PDF versons and just bring it with u (thats what i do that and i have 01 05 PDF version printed and in folders YES)
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Postby Jaye Tea » Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:53 pm

I had the FBI print the 01 rules at work then I put it in a binder, with tabs for each chapter and a deadly spaceman on the cover. its awesome.
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Postby ahp77 » Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:05 am

WOW, and 05 is 79 pages, including quikwars but excluding chapter H
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Postby Theblackdog » Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:32 am

About 50% of the rulebook is easily memorized, and 45% is dedicated to telling you how to make stats for custom creations.  You only need the creation rules when you're making stat cards, so you can leave those online since I do stat cards on my computer anyways.  For the 5% of the gameplay rules which aren't easy to remember (fire damage rules are a good example) you can usually read them a few times and then condense them down to fit on one sheet, which you can print.
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Postby Dr. X » Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:10 pm

I printed out the 2001 rules... and memorized them...
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Postby Tarren » Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:44 pm

Sad, sad X....
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Postby OneEye589 » Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:20 pm


And wireless internet.
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Postby IVhorseman » Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:33 pm


Also, I prefer the 2005 rules.
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Postby Blitzen » Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:43 pm

I just read it online. You'll remember the important stuff, and everything else doesn't matter anyway.
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Postby piltogg » Sat Oct 25, 2008 2:03 pm

as long as you know the jist of the rules, you will be fine as half the time rules you just make up will work better for you than what ever Mike wrote because you will remember it better.
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Postby OneEye589 » Sat Oct 25, 2008 2:58 pm

Well, I also don't print off stats, I just have them in a text document. It just saves time and money to keep them both on the computer.
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Postby Moronstudios » Sat Oct 25, 2008 4:24 pm

I am currently printing off everything from the beginning to the end of the 2nd chapter of the 2001 rules (and will print off different parts later).
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