Death War Project - Day 4

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Postby Cpl. Halan » Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:51 am

yeah, you said january and this is the second
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Postby Cpl. Halan » Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:14 pm

I can finally see the pics, yay. that battle was so awesome it was a little depressing when it finally ended
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Postby Natalya » Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:14 am

Anti-Climactic, I know, but it was srsly just the cruiser and the one guy so it woulda sucked if it continued.
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Postby Rayhawk » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:02 am

The Cruiser does remind me that I want to add a more specific rule for the turning rate of very large vehicles:

For any vehicle whose size is greater than its movement (or maybe just any large vehicle in general), it doesn't get to turn to and fro as it pleases - instead, to turn it, you grab either the nose or the tail and have to spend movement inches to move that part to the left or right.
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Postby Natalya » Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:19 am

I just gave it a 45° limit. :|

As for its move, if it were real it would have easily been able to cross the whole field in a turn, but for sake of sanity I limited it so that it could only travel its length in one turn.
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Postby Theblackdog » Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:27 am

I like that idea. My own rules for turn radius just say "movement that turn divided by six" and that when turning ninety degrees a vehicle moves a distance equal to the radius of its turn.
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Postby MasterEcabob » Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:32 pm

Of all the online BrikWars matches, I must say I loved your battle the most NatalyaAF!

As I'm planning on setting up my own online BrikWar someday in the near future, how exactly did you manage the turn orders and everything? Was it hard? Did you ever fudge the dice roles?
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Postby IVhorseman » Sun Jan 11, 2009 7:26 pm

What I've seen work out the best for online battles is to give more "general orders" than specific turns. Pesgores and Natalya did theirs the best, IMO. Instead of having each player work out how they attack per turn, have them PM to you vaguer, more general orders that you relay to their troops, that will occupy them over the next 3-4 turns. That way, nobody has to really pay attention to stats other than you, although it's just common sense to tell players about larger weapons (whether it's explosive or not etc.), and other "unusual" aspects.

It also helps to have a good camera eye. Follow all standard lego-photography rules (Macro mode, tripod or tripod substitute, good light), but leave at least a few pictures that show the entire field at different angles (top down is a lifesaver). Sometimes with orders, people will MS paint arrows showing which units should go where, and who should attack what.
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Postby pesgores » Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:07 pm

...and it worked really fine.
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Re: Death War Project - Day 4

Postby Germanico » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:48 am

I want the pics again :( I WANT TO READ THIS!
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Re: Death War Project - Day 4

Postby Natalya » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:28 pm

I dug around on Photofuckit but I couldn't find those pictures. I only found pics for the preview and turn 1.
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Re: Death War Project - Day 4

Postby Paco » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:47 pm

So one of the greatest forum battles ever has now been lost forever?

Does the Wayback Machine still display the pictures?
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Re: Death War Project - Day 4

Postby Natalya » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:53 pm

My desktop might have the pictures on it. Not sure.
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Re: Death War Project - Day 4

Postby Colette » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:58 pm

Paco wrote:So one of the greatest forum battles ever has now been lost forever?


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
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Re: Death War Project - Day 4

Postby Natalya » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:00 am

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Paco wrote:So one of the greatest forum battles ever has now been lost forever?


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
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