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by Crusader Scott
Fri Aug 11, 2006 3:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: So excited
Replies: 7
Views: 1763

As a beta tester, I can assure you that there's definately depth to the gameplay. Any game where I keep getting creamed because people are always taking my god damn naval fleets by surprise has to have depth. I was reading one of the interviews in which DEFCON was repeatedly compared to chess. That...
by Crusader Scott
Fri Aug 11, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Penny Arcade Mention
Replies: 18
Views: 5704

Oh, and I love slow gameplay. "Twitch games" are mostly about learning to twitch as fast as possible, IMHO... I like to play it cool; to proceed slowly and composed. This seems like the perfect game for the task, played at lower speeds :) You and me both! I'm a chess player and wargamer--...
by Crusader Scott
Fri Aug 11, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: puzzling
Replies: 29
Views: 4879

Re: puzzling

the lack of ground forces in defcon is striking. joshua considered them even in his GTW scenarios. I think ground troops would muddle the focus of the game. I have seen countless wargames try to incorporate nuclear war into a game with ground combat and it inevitably moves the focus of the game awa...
by Crusader Scott
Wed Aug 09, 2006 7:14 am
Forum: Introversion Lounge
Topic: Got nukes?
Replies: 30
Views: 11322

....That's a lot of BBs. I wonder if politicians in any nuke-bearing country, especially the States, will realize that nuclear weapons can not be used defensively, so eliminating nuclear weapons from our arsenal would not make us vulnarable. Now if we got rid of anti-missile systems like Patriot mi...
by Crusader Scott
Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Damage Physics
Replies: 35
Views: 6876

The thing to keep in mind is that DEFCON will not be HARPOON---all the units are generalized. Yes, battleships were already dwindling to extinction even during the Vietnam era, but I believe DEFCON uses the label "battleship" just as a catch-all term to describe a warship capable of offens...

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