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Old 01-18-2019, 07:32 AM   #1
htial
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Default Triplanetary - Landing and Takeoff

Hey Everyone,

I'm just trying to confirm the Landing and Takeoff rules.

I've always played it that as long as you're traveling at one hex per turn you can come straight in and land on a planet. No need to enter orbit before landing. But still having to expend a fuel point to get to the planet. Because if the fuel point wasn't spent the gravity arrow would accelerate the ship to the other side of the planet.
The same goes for takeoff. As long as the fuel points are spent, you just keep getting faster away from the planet.

However. Going over the rules with some new players it was suggested that a ship should always enter orbit before landing on, or leaving, a planet. Which would mean two, or more, fuel points are expended for every landing and takeoff.

Thanks in advance for your time and input.
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