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by sa_gibson
Tue May 14, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Battle of the Bulge
Topic: Play balance
Replies: 193
Views: 27381

Re: Play balance

If you think the problem is that these players all don't know how to play as the Allies, join the next tournament. ;^) I did enter the 64-player "Official QtT/Shenandoah Studio sponsored Battle of the Bulge Tournament" over on the "Quarter to Three" web site. I'm in the finals, awaiting my opponent...
by sa_gibson
Tue May 14, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Battle of the Bulge
Topic: Stategies for a German turtle
Replies: 17
Views: 3044

Re: Stategies for a German turtle

I hold on to Bastogne until they all die there defending that scenic little meat grinder. If you add all the turns that the Axis requires to completely cut off Bastogne and wait for two turns for the unit to be isolated, and then have to attack you, it's worth losing those units just to block him w...
by sa_gibson
Tue May 14, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Battle of the Bulge
Topic: Play balance
Replies: 193
Views: 27381

Re: Play balance

Is there something else he's written that I've missed that is more of a "concurrence" regarding imbalance? Well, he wrote this: *We did play the game A LOT before shipping, with a large number of energetic and capable testers. As you point out, strategies and counters evolve. I've probably played t...
by sa_gibson
Tue May 14, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Battle of the Bulge
Topic: Play balance
Replies: 193
Views: 27381

Re: Play balance

Is there something else he's written that I've missed that is more of a "concurrence" regarding imbalance? Well, he wrote this: *We did play the game A LOT before shipping, with a large number of energetic and capable testers. As you point out, strategies and counters evolve. I've probably played t...
by sa_gibson
Mon May 13, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Battle of the Bulge
Topic: Play balance
Replies: 193
Views: 27381

Re: Play balance

It appears the stats presented show the game is balanced, at least as far as such things are currently measurable in ways other than anecdotal.
Actually, I think the designers now concur that the game isn't balanced. See nkarp's response earlier in this thread.

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