What is your favorite scale of wargaming?

What is your favorite scale of wargaming?

  • Tactical

    Votes: 16 76.2%
  • Operational

    Votes: 4 19.0%
  • Strategic

    Votes: 1 4.8%

  • Total voters
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Dr Zaius

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Do you like to get close in to the action, or do you prefer the view from the top? Why?
 

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Tactical (one tank, one squad/half squad) 50 meters, top down.

aka for board games: ASL

aka for PC games: Windows Steel Panthers: WW2 and Windows Steel Panthers: MBT (modern combat)
 

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Tactical.

Advanced Squad Leader.

Medal of Honor, Rainbox 6, Battlefield, Ghost Recon, Call of Duty (all series)

Why? I want it personal.
 

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I love tank vs tank in ASL and MBT, aerial dogfights in Check Your 6!, Jutland naval battles....
 

Dr Zaius

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Tactical is cool, but I think it's also the most difficult to do well. And so there are more good games to choose from at the other scales.
 

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I enjoy tactical for face to face gaming. For solitaire games or something that is going to be set up and played by email-I prefer strategic games as it is easier to take a break from the action and return to it days or even weeks later.
 

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Operational for me, you get to consider the wider factors like supply lines etc so more management involved.
 

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I do love ASL, and playing it at least once per week. But I prefer much more the upper scales, as they "treat" logistics, commands and have a general outlook of "what is going on".
 
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