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Old 05-05-2021, 04:32 AM   #25
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Default Re: New to The Fantasy Trip. Got questions.

Originally Posted by Skarg View Post
I've often seen well-played PCs survive for years of combat-heavy play in TFT, but they don't do manage that by just charging up equal foes and trading blows with them one on one. They do it mostly by arranging combat situations (and sometimes avoiding them) so that they get hurt as little as possible. Using terrain, flanking, ganging up, striking first, jabbing, using ranged attacks, pole weapons, magic, etc., and avoiding having those things done to them.
Completely agree, our experience is the same.

One thing for new players to be aware of is that this means even our illiterate IQ 9 tanks, although might be idiotic in other ways, on the battlefield turn into calculating savants. The players running tanks need to reconcile these aspects of their character.
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