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Old 04-13-2024, 06:02 PM   #1
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So we're finding the game turns into a bit of a slog, even with 3 players, so we're thinking of tweaking it a bit. One of my friends suggested douobling damage but that sounds too extreme. What about doubling damage once you get past structure? Still allows tank-ish builds vs mobility and glass cannons. Damage limits would still protect components somewhat. Or maybe just half hp for PPs. My main worry would be that every kill would likely be due to PP explosions.
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Old 04-15-2024, 01:56 PM   #2
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So we're finding the game turns into a bit of a slog, even with 3 players, so we're thinking of tweaking it a bit. One of my friends suggested douobling damage but that sounds too extreme. What about doubling damage once you get past structure? Still allows tank-ish builds vs mobility and glass cannons. Damage limits would still protect components somewhat. Or maybe just half hp for PPs. My main worry would be that every kill would likely be due to PP explosions.
Try playing a different build point value.
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Old 04-19-2024, 02:14 PM   #3
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Where are you finding things begin to slow down? What point values and player counts are you playing with? What's the general build types your group is using?
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Old 04-20-2024, 08:34 PM   #4
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So we're finding the game turns into a bit of a slog, even with 3 players....
Are you playing 6E? Or did one of you accidentally slip a Compendium into the game?
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Old 05-03-2024, 02:21 PM   #5
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😄 Slog? I remember a game of 1st edition that took us 6 hours to play 3 seconds of “game” time😄
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