I have toyed with the idea of getting the game but there are so many expansions. If I were to get the game and like it I think I would start buying all the expansions.
How many expansion to date are available?
I guess that is the beauty of miniatures is you can develop and change rules as you go on. We have several rules that we had to tinker with because they were overlooked in the core rules.
One good example was Battleground WWII. If a unit fired an antitank weapon and you missed that was it. We...
Regionally where I am at if you are playing 15mm ancients you are playing DBA. What rule set do you play with?
No rule set is perfect. I find myself picking and choosing the elements from one rule set and taking another element from another rule set.
I will clarify a little bit.
I play DBA and love it. To me it is a great game that is widely played. You go to any historical miniature convention and you are most likely to see or play DBA. The rules are simple to learn but there are some sticking points.
In terms of easy to learn and...
A game has a flaw or weakness that you exploit with experience, do you tweak the game? Do you have a favorite game that you tweak to give it a shot in the arm needed for a new experience?
What tweaks and variants do you apply to your games?
We always added some house rules and some more pieces to Risk. We found a ton of variants out there. Our favorite was the Alien Landing variant. Nice random events to add to Risk!
I think a good part of game tweaking is a lost art!
L2’s RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN version is awesome. I got to see it at Origins this past year and I was excited. The game got a few minor upgrades but it all went to improve the quality of the game. I was finishing a Russian Campaign game before I went to Origins and was excited to see the update by L2...