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Old 12-17-2018, 09:40 AM   #11
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So we'll be seeing the Crash City version rather than Sunday Drivers, correct?

Also... on a side note: is there going to be any sort of FAQ update or dedicated forum mod?

There is likely to be more than a few folks confused by the differences between the Car Wars Classic (4th edition) rules and the pocket box (1st edition) rules, not to mention the discussion of sixth edition. It might be prudent to proactively get some of these things in place as some of the differences are quite significant.
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Old 12-17-2018, 09:57 AM   #12
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It might be prudent to proactively get some of these things in place as some of the differences are quite significant.
When the new edition is ready, we'll separate discussion of all previous editions to a subforum and let the wild west take control. If it becomes too wild, we'll close it down.
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Old 12-17-2018, 11:28 AM   #13
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When the new edition is ready, we'll separate discussion of all previous editions to a subforum and let the wild west take control. If it becomes too wild, we'll close it down.
Umm ok. That makes sense for 6th edition.

That said, I was also trying to suggest that it might be helpful to have an FAQ covering some of the differences between the editions (particularly the pocket box and Classic), since they are similar but have some significant rule differences that can cause confusion and trip people up. With a pocket box KS, the number of Car Wars players will go up, as will the questions.
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That said, I was also trying to suggest that it might be helpful to have an FAQ covering some of the differences between the editions (particularly the pocket box and Classic), since they are similar but have some significant rule differences that can cause confusion and trip people up. With a pocket box KS, the number of Car Wars players will go up, as will the questions.
I've been thinking about a "_CW_ Wiki", but I'm not sure how far I can go with it before Having To Ask Legal Questions.
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Old 12-17-2018, 05:33 PM   #15
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Umm ok. That makes sense for 6th edition.

That said, I was also trying to suggest that it might be helpful to have an FAQ covering some of the differences between the editions . . .
We do not have the resources for that. Our focus is on the upcoming Pocket Box project followed by Sixth Edition. Previous versions of Car Wars are not on our "deal with this" list at this time. We're simply too overwhelmed to support every edition of every game that we've ever published.

We're a small team, with some of us working every day of the week. We're focused on active projects.
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Old 12-17-2018, 05:34 PM   #16
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I've been thinking about a "_CW_ Wiki", but I'm not sure how far I can go with it before Having To Ask Legal Questions.
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http://www.sjgames.com/general/online_policy.html
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Old 12-17-2018, 09:37 PM   #17
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We do not have the resources for that. Our focus is on the upcoming Pocket Box project followed by Sixth Edition. Previous versions of Car Wars are not on our "deal with this" list at this time. We're simply too overwhelmed to support every edition of every game that we've ever published.

We're a small team, with some of us working every day of the week. We're focused on active projects.
I get that.

I was mostly concerned that the upcoming pocket box release was going to lead to more version and rules confusion.

Would you be open to community volunteers putting some of these things together for a sticky or something? We really do believe in this game and want these projects to succeed and for the fanbase to grow.
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Old 12-18-2018, 11:50 AM   #18
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Old 12-18-2018, 12:12 PM   #19
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It is on the list of possibilities.
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Old 12-18-2018, 12:29 PM   #20
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Truck Stop introduced the Mechanic skill and repair rules to Car Wars. Because these rules are in Truck Stop, The new Truck Stop Pocket Box should include, as an option, a reproduction of the Tool Kit included with the Autoduel CRPG by Origin Systems, Inc. :o)
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