Sunday, September 2, 2012

Size Matters: 6th Edition, How Big is Your Game!

Old School here with some thoughts from this weekend's gaming activities.

I went out to play and as anytime I haven't played in a while, it takes a little encouraging. I ran into just the right gamer, who got me into a 1500 point game. Now usually, in 5th, I would step out if a 1850, 1750 and a possible 1000 point team list in mind and normally played 1850.



When 6th came along, I wanted to take advantage of all the new rules and toys, so my games leaned more toward 2000 points with an 1850 back up.

Games seemed to take a while and with all the new rules, there were plenty of interactions that took some ... Research. Even after about 25 games, I was loving the new stuff, but having a hard time getting around the time sink and this odd feeling of boredom. Frankly it scared me a little.

That all being said, I really enjoyed 1500 points. I didn't have room for extra crap. I had to make a list that functioned in one direction together or I knew it wouldn't work. The game was quick but deep enough we both had plenty of laughs too. I really enjoyed it. Now, I'm not saying I'm going to change everything forever, but I am curious to see what people are playing with.

What points level are you playing 6th right now and what level do you find most enjoyable?

7 comments:

  1. I find 2k as fun as it ever was!

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    1. Adepticon practice? That's why it was our only real point level in Michigan.

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  3. I've always played at 1500 as my main gaming level.

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  4. Not played 6th yet, but cant wait ;) Probably will go for 2k

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    1. It's a lot of fun and opens up the most options, but understand, it's going to be a page turner.

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  5. I have only played at 1000 and 1500 points in 6th so far.
    TBH, I'm still trying to memorise the rules to the point where I can play larger games without it taking a whole night...

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