Re: [Epic] An off-topic question about Battletech

From: Brett Hollindale <agro_at_...>
Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 02:37:53 +0200 (MET DST)

At 07:59 PM 1/8/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> From: Brett Hollindale <agro_at_...>
>> To: space-marine_at_...
>> Subject: Re: [Epic] An off-topic question about Battletech
>> Date: August 1, 1997 10:35 AM
>> At 02:12 PM 1/8/97 +0200, you wrote:
>> >I know this isn't the right list for this, and that there is a
>> >mailing list, but I want a neutral analysis.
>> >It seems that there are several veteran wargamers on this list, so they
>> >probably can answer my question. What do you think about the Battletech
>> >board game? I heard someone saying it gets boring after half an hour,
>> >that it all comes down to: who shoots first, wins. Any opinions?
>> Well, that comment applies more to EPIC than to battletech.
>> In Battletech, all fire is simultaneous so that even if something is
>> destroyed, it still completes the fire phase before it is removed...
>> The book keeping can be a bit of a pain, but it is a really good game and
>> you should get hours of fun from it.
>> I like the rule set pre Clan Tech (the Clan Mechs might be compatible
>> each other, but they sure aren't compatible with the so called Inner
>> Mechs...)
>> Agro
>> >
>> >E-mail me privatly, so that this topic doesn't waste any more bandwidth
>> >this list than necessary. Thanks.
>> ><koen.devroey_at_...>
>> >
>> >Greetings,
>> >Koen.
>> >
>> >
>Sauron1 writes;The actual robots,would they be small enough to use as a new
>opponent in Epic?And would weapon conversion be to rough a row to hoe?

The big ones are about the size of scout titans, and I use a couple as
such... The littler ones are about the size of Knights, but I have so many
of those that I don't ned to sustitute.

Weapon conversion would be no big problem I wouldn't think...

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