As was foretold, we've added advertisements to the forums! If you have questions, or if you encounter any bugs, please visit this thread: https://forums.penny-arcade.com/discussion/240191/forum-advertisement-faq-and-reports-thread/
Options

[Risk Legacy PbP] Game 2: A world changes. [SPOILERS]

StericaSterica YesRegistered User, Moderator mod
edited May 2012 in Critical Failures
What's Done Can Never Be Undone

CSuAI.jpg
WARNING: Risk Legacy is a game about exploration and discovery. Reading about the game's many secrets will ruin your own experience. If you ever plan on playing this game in person, I advise you stay away from this thread. With the exception of this post, elements of this game will be spoiled throughout the thread. You have been warned.

In 2128, after years of global warfare, theoretical physicists joined together with astronomers, engineers, and particle physicists to announce a breathtaking breakthrough: the ability to create new Earths. Instead of warring over ever-scarcer resources and ever-diminishing supplies, factions and populations could transport to a verdant Earth, untouched by humans. With great fanfare, the colonists departed for the first earth clone created, ready to leave war behind. It took two months for the first battle to take place. It turns out that factions weren’t so ready to share, to give up past grudges, or to forgive trespasses. As future Earths were colonized, future wars followed. You have one of these Earths. It is waiting for your story, your wars. As of now there are no cities, no wars, even the continents are unnamed.

But all that will change.

The wars will come.

They always do.


What is Risk Legacy?

Risk Legacy is an exciting twist on the old and oft-maligned Risk series of board games. Unlike other board games, Legacy is about permanence. The decisions you make in the first game could have consequences in the seventh. While the core mechanics are very much classic Risk, a lot of tweaking has been done in Legacy to fix the flaws of its father. While turn-to-turn troop movement is important, you always have to consider what the results of this game will mean in the next. Should you take a chance and try to win? You could win, but failure means you let an opponent win that you'd rather not. By sacrificing your win this game, the board state could shift in a less detrimental way for you.

Either way, the game will shift. Six packets sit sealed, waiting for certain conditions to be satisfied before they open. Once they do, more than just the map will change. New rules will be introduced, and old rules will be altered. Sometimes, not always in your favor. So, do you rush and try to open the packets, or wait for them to open under more natural terms? It is, like every, a bit of a risk.

Because of the nature of this, I am looking for very specific players to play this game.

1. You could not otherwise play this game. Risk Legacy is an insane experience, and a play-by-post experience does not come even close to the physical one. However, an experience is better than none at all, so please only sign up if you think that you will never have the consistent group required to get the proper experience. The rest of you: support the developers and buy a copy of the game. It is fantastic, and you will thank me for not sullying the experience with an inferior PbP version.
2. You are ignorant of the game. Obviously you shouldn't have played before, but maybe you ran into spoilers? This is wildly unfair, and I reserve the right to kick you out if I suspect you know more about the game than you are letting on.
3. You're in it for the long-haul. Risk Legacy is best played with as consistent a group as possible over 15 games. I understand that this is quite a commitment, and do not expect to maintain the same five people for the whole ride. That said, when it comes to picking players, I will be favoring the consistent. If you drop out and a new guy then goes on to play four games to your two, then the new guy is getting picked over you. Them's the breaks.


Rules
"Warfare has its own brutal elegance. Regardless of nation, creed, or leader: each army dances to war's unique rhythm."
-Lt. Ericson, Imperial Balkania

Risk is still fundamentally easy to play, but the rules will change as we go along. Here are the base rules. Spoilers, along with the updated rules will always go in the second post so people don't accidentally stumble upon them.

Starting the Game
Turn order is chosen at random. The player that goes first selects his or her faction and then places his or her HQ and starting troops (8) into one territory. Proceed until all players have chosen a starting territory and faction.

Legal Starting Territory: Any territory that is unoccupied and not marked in any way (scars, cities, etc.) An unoccupied major city is always a legal starting territory for the player that founded it, regardless of any marks present. You cannot place your HQ into a starting territory that is adjacent to an already-placed HQ, even if your would-be starting territory is a major city founded by yourself.

Players each receive one Scar card. If there are not enough Scar cards for each player, then Scar cards are not passed out. Reveal the first four resource cards.

Each player that has won receives a missile token for each win. Everyone else receives one red star token.

Turn Phases
Object of the Game: Players win by collecting four red stars. You can do this by trading in four resource CARDS or by controlling HQs (One HQ = One Red Star).

1. Start of Turn: You may trade in four resource cards for a red star token (only once per turn). Note that this is CARDS and not resources themselves (the coins on a resource card).
If the player has a Scar card that can be played at the start of a turn, then this is when you do so.

2. Join the War or Recruit: If you have been knocked out of the game (control no territories), you may rejoin the war by placing half of your starting troops into a legal starting territory. If there is no such territory, then you are eliminated from the game.

If you haven't been knocked out of the game, then count your total territories. Add to that number the total population of all cities you control. Divide that number by three, and round it down. That is how many troops you recruit this turn. If you control all the territories in a continent, then add its bonus to your total recruitment. If you have named any continent you control, then its bonus is increased by one. Finally, before recruiting, you may discard resource cards to increase your recruitment total further. Count up all the coins on the cards you are trading in, and then the corresponding troops to your recruitment total. Discard territory cards, and place coin cards on the top of the coin card deck.

Example: Dave has 10 territories and two minor cities (2 population), and controls South America. He then trades in four coins worth of resource cards. He would gain four troops from his holdings ([10 + 2] ÷ 3 = 4) plus two troops for controlling South America. Finally, he gains seven troops for his resource trade-in. Altogether, Dave would recruit 13 troops this turn (4 + 2 + 7).

You may place recruited troops into any territory you control.

3. Expand and Attack: Expanding is simple. Simply take troops from one territory and move them into an unoccupied adjacent territory. You must leave at least one troop in the origin territory (you cannot abandon a territory). Unoccupied cities, however, require you to sacrifice troops to take out local resistance. When expanding into an occupied city, lose troops equal to the city's population (you cannot expand into a city if no troops would survive). For example, if you expand three troops into an unoccupied city with a population of two, then two troops will be lost. You will control that territory with one troop.

Attacking is when you move into an occupied territory. Announce the origin of the attack and its target and how many troops will be attacking it (you must leave at least one troop behind in the origin territory). You roll one die for each attacking troop (maximum of three) and the defender chooses to roll one or two die (can only roll one die if there is a lone troop defending). Each side rolls and then compares their two highest rolls against each other. Lose one troop for each roll in which you lost, and the defender loses one troop for each roll in which he or she lost (defender wins ties). Continue until you feel like stopping or wipe out all defending troops. If the latter, then move as many troops as you like into the defending territory. The minimum you can move in is equal to the dice you rolled in the final battle, and the maximum you can move in is all your troops in the origin territory except for one. Two facilitate online play, the attacker will roll for both sides and the defender will always roll two dice if able. The defender will, however, roll in the event that there is a decision he or she can make (scar cards, etc.)

Example: Dave attacks with three troops against Sue. He rolls a 4, 5, and 1. Sue rolls a 5 and 3. They both tie with a 5, so Dave loses one troop (defender wins ties), and Dave's 4 is higher than Sue's three, so she loses one troop.

There is no limit to the number of attacks you can make in a turn if you have enough troops to do so. If you successfully conquer a territory with an HQ, then you gain that HQ (and thus one red star) so long as you hold that territory.

4. Maneuver: You may move all but one troop from one of your territories to another of your territories, so long as the two are connected by friendly territories. You may do this ONCE per turn.

Example: Dave has four troops in territory #5 and just one troop in territory #1. He wants to beef up his defenses in #1, so he takes two troops from #5 and places them in #1. Since he controls territory #2, this maneuver is legal.

5. End of Turn

Scars: Some scars have effects at the end of the turn. This is when they trigger.

Draw a card: If you conquer a territory (successfully attack a territory until you control it), then you are eligible for a resource card. Look at the four territories available. If you control any of them, you must pick one amongst those and take it. If you control none of those territories, then pick a coin card. If the coin card deck is empty, then you get nothing. When the coin card deck depletes for the first time, the player with the most territories gains a red star.

Your turn is now over.

End Game
"Generations will pass, but the world will never forget of our victory."
-Chief Tavof, Enclave of the Bear

When the game ends, the winner and un-eliminated players will pick their end-of-game rewards.

Winner: The winner gets to sign the game board. You may then choose amongst the following rewards. Rewards are finite, and cannot be chosen once they run out. Numbers in parentheses show how much of each reward is available.

Found a Major City(5): choose a territory without a city. From now on, you may choose this territory as a legal starting location.
Name a Continent(5): choose a continent without a name and name it. From now on, that continent's troop bonus is increased by one for you and only you.
Alter a Continent(One of Each): Apply a modifier to a continent without a modifier. From now on that continent's troop bonus is either increased of decreased by one for all players.
Fortify a City(5): Select any city (even if already fortified) and fortify it. Fortified cities receive +1 to all defense rolls so long as it has at least one pip left. Fortifications start with 10 pip and loses one each time it is attacked by three or more troops. If a fortified city gets a new fortification, then it has 10 pips and the older pips are lost.
Erase a Scar(4): Select a scarred territory. It's scar is considered gone, and future scars may not be placed here. The region is once again a legal starting territory so long as there is no city mark.
Destroy a Resource Card(∞): Select a territory card and destroy it. It is forever removed from the game. Mark the territory with an X to indicate that it has no corresponding resource card.

Held On: After the winner selects a reward, players that lost (but were not eliminated) may chose one of the two options. Rewards are finite, and cannot be chose once they run out. Numbers in parentheses show how much of each reward is available.

Found a Minor City(5): choose a territory you controlled without a city. This territory now has a minor city, and is no longer a legal starting territory (if was was previously)
Add a Coin(35): Select a territory card belonging to a territory you controlled and add one coin to it. In future games, that resource card can be turned in for more troops.

Campaign's End
"It is our hope that, at the end of all this, we can come to call this world 'Home.'"
-Generäle Friedman, Die Mechaniker

After 15 games have been played, the player who has won the most may name the planet. In the event of a tie, roll to see who names the planet. Future games may be played, and changes to the world may occur. End-of-game rewards, however, are no longer distributed.

YL9WnCY.png
Sterica on
«1

Posts

  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited May 2012
    The World So Far
    utS8y.jpg
    The world is at war. Multiple factions began their aggressive campaigns to spread their personal visions of an ideal world, and the end result was warfare on a scale previously unthinkable. The first combat was fierce, but mercifully short, resulting in the Enclave of the Bear claiming several military headquarters of their hated enemies. Boasting of their victories, the Bear called out the cowards in the gray continent, forever naming the region "The Billiard Room" in a long, confusing rant.

    Scars
    SeY9v.png
    "You know you're in trouble when the guns outnumber the bullets."
    -Pvt. Davids, Khan Industries
    Ammo Shortage: Military installations rely heavily on large stockpiles of bullets, and destroying local ammo production facilities or damaging trade routes can quickly deplete these stockpiles. It can take years before an area can bring its ammo production back up to acceptable levels, resulting in defenders frequently finding themselves "running dry." As a result, the highest defense roll in this territory is reduced by one.

    6BBIg.png
    "You are only as strong as the homeland."
    -Generäle Friedman, Die Mechaniker
    Bunker: While defensive buildings are increasingly common in the new world, some bunkers stand above the rest. Be it good engineering, excellent location, or just plain luck, these bunkers provide both excellent cover to their inhabitants while also withstanding the ravages of scores of battles. Armies that conquer these territories will quickly take the bunker for themselves. As a result, the highest defense roll in this territory is increased by one.

    Packets
    Six packets remain.

    1. Open when a player signs the board a second time.
    2. Open when all nine minor cities have been founded.
    3. Open when a player is eliminated for the first time.
    4. Open when the World Capital is about to be founded.
    5. Open when three missiles have been used in a single battle.
    6. Open when a player has a missile and is about to recruit 30+ troops.
    ?. Do Not Open. Ever.

    The Factions
    Despite being in its infancy, this world already has its share of power players. Some are old baggage from the original Earth, whereas a few are new faces that have risen in the new world. Though in their infancy, these factions will grow and develop in reaction to a changing world. In time, these factions will become true titans battling each other for dominance of the world.

    Die Mechaniker
    "We are the guardians of this fledgling planet. The vigilant mother that protects her maturing cub."
    -Generäle Friedman

    Initially comprised of old-world soldiers looking for work, Die Mechaniker compensated for its small numbers with military experience that its enemies were lacking. Instead of messy attacks on others, Die Mechaniker found crucial locations and defended them with a vigor unseen in other armies. By holding onto fortresses, supply depots, and other areas of importance, Die Mechaniker was eventually able to train new soldiers and slowly increase its numbers. Happy with the new growth, its leadership realized that the world would never truly be safe unless its many threats were neutralized. The attacks were merely symptoms of a larger disease, and Die Mechaniker saw itself as the cure. In reaction to Die Mechaniker's new-found aggression, many citizens were quick to turn on them, costing the faction a good chunk of their former holdings. Nonetheless, Die Mechaniker's superior training and remarkable ability to defend vital locations has resulted in much success in its war efforts, and its actions have drawn a number of supporters that see the faction as a champion of the people. Die Mechaniker now seeks to save the entire world, whether the world needs it or not.

    Powers
    Entrenched: Die Mechaniker bases are known to be nearly impenetrable. Your starting HQ is always treated as FORTIFIED (+1 to both dice) when you defend it.

    Games
    1. SeGaTai, Territory 39, Held On
    2. SeGaTai, Territory 39

    Enclave of the Bear
    "We shall prove that flesh and bone is stronger than any metal."
    -Warrior Doell

    Many groups had their own opinions about how to best prevent the errors that led to the fleeing of Earth Alpha. One of the more vocal of these groups was the Enclave of the Bear, a group that blamed much of the failings of the old earth on an over-reliance on technology. The Enclave was unique from similar groups, however, in its belief that scientific advancements should not be totally shunned, but instead redirected to enhance humanity. Genetics should strengthen a human's natural body, and other technologies should be downplayed if not ignored entirely. For the Bears, the body was the best tool for any job, and science should make that tool even better. The Enclave was seen as too unreasonable by average citizens, but the group was known for its charismatic leadership and able to gain growing membership. Slowly, the group garnered a large following, and the group came to the conclusion that reason alone would not be sufficient. Using the fruits of their recently acquired biotechnology (including their now infamous bear mounts), the Enclave would demonstrate first-hand the true power of the body, and all that opposed it would be crushed underfoot.

    Powers
    Surprise Attack: Enclave ambushes are feared by many. The defender subtracts 1 from his or her lower defense die in the first territory you attack during your turn.

    Games
    1. MrBody, Territory 13, Won
    2. Tayrun, Territory 18

    Imperial Balkania
    "Order is the natural way of things. Even the beasts follow an orderly, if primitive, set of rules."
    -Col. Taylor

    The Imperials were clear in their ambitions from the start: a refusal to work together led to the downfall of the old world. Not heard of in the old world, it is unknown exactly how the Imperials got their funding and manpower, but they were an early military presence in the new earth. It is rumored that many former military and lawmakers of the old world rejected a young Die Mechaniker's lack of focus and pooled their own resources to form an army with clear goals and philosophies. Wishing to create a unified world government, the Imperials were initially treated warmly by the citizens of towns they protected, but eventually would come to be loathed as the Imperial presence took over the local governments and demand conscription into their armies. Nonetheless, many early settlements would be absorbed into the Imperial Balkania's forces, allowing it to grow into the global force it is today. Finding themselves with a large, impeccably trained army, the Imperials began their world-wide campaign.

    Powers
    Foragers: All Imperial soldiers know how to find resources regardless of location. You still draw a resource card at the end of a turn where you expanded into 4+ territories, even if you didn't conquer a territory.

    Games
    1. Hippie, Territory 21, Held On
    2. EvilBadman, Territory 24

    Khan Industries
    "My reason for joining? Look, in this world you don't get picky over something like politics. It's safe and it pays well."
    -Pvt. Davids

    The wealthy were not spared from the evacuation of the old world. Those who were able to bring in some of their old holdings had a considerable head-start on the new earth, and were quickly grew afraid of outside threats. Without a strong government to protect them, many of the richest citizens in the new world were quick to offer overly high wages to anyone willing to act as security. The result were cobbled-together security forces that were mostly effective thanks to the quality equipment their employers were able to afford. It wouldn't be long before these security forces were form a crude union to further ensure their safety and employment. Eventually, an entrepreneur by the name of Khan would eventually turn this loose union of security forces into a global army of mercenaries working to protect the holdings of the world's richest. No longer simply protecting their wealthy benefactors, Khan Industries now actively hunts down the world's largest threats to ensure the safety of their contractors. It is rumored that Khan Industries has ulterior motives for these more aggressive mission, but only at the end of the wars will that be known for sure.

    Power:
    Fat Paychecks: Khan Industries has the spare finances to recruit a few extra soldiers here and there. At the start of your turn, place one troop in each territory that has an HQ you control.

    Games
    1. Tayrun, Territory 14, Held On
    2. Hippie, Territory, 31

    The Saharan Republic
    "Chances are they'll go broke before they develop the good sense to react more quickly."
    -Privateer Sabba

    Named after a former nation of the old world, the Republic is less of a nation and more of a large network of thieves, mercenaries, and raiders. They quickly gained a reputation by being able to raid locations before local law agencies could react. Their illicit riches empowering them to take on increasingly larger targets, the Republic became infamous for exploiting the weaknesses of seemingly invincible armies. Though still loosely organized, the Republic has slowly begun to solidify into something more than just a band of criminals. Leadership remains decentralized, but discussion regarding the Republic's future has grown in frequency amongst its members. Growing wealthy off a slew of successful campaigns, the Republic's future, whatever it may be, seems to be bright regardless. Republic settlements are on the rise, and the group as a whole is attracting hostile attention from other major forces in the world. Ultimately, the Republic may be unable to avoid being dragged into the coming global conflict.

    Powers
    Swift Movements: The Republic's armies are some of the fastest out there. You can make your maneuver at any point during your turn.

    Games
    1. EvilBadMan, Territory 35, Held On
    2. MrBody, Territory 3

    Sterica on
    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    Turn Order

    Please select your faction and starting territory. Remember: you cannot start in a territory that is scarred, has a city, or is adjacent to an HQ.

    Tayrun
    SeGaTai
    MrBody
    EvilBadMan
    Hippie


    There aren't enough scar cards for every player, so none will be passed out this game.

    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    EvilBadmanEvilBadman DO NOT TRUST THIS MAN Registered User regular
    If you're going to be wacky and make a new thread for every game on this world, at least link the old games in the OPs.

    FyreWulff wrote: »
    I should note that Badman is fucking awesome
    XBL- Evil Badman; Steam- EvilBadman; Twitter - EvilBadman
  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    Wacky? You mean a new thread for new games like every other PbP? The alternative is messy and cluttered.

    I will link older games in the second post.

    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    EvilBadmanEvilBadman DO NOT TRUST THIS MAN Registered User regular
    It's practically a campaign with 15 encounters. :P

    FyreWulff wrote: »
    I should note that Badman is fucking awesome
    XBL- Evil Badman; Steam- EvilBadman; Twitter - EvilBadman
  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    Games get significantly longer as the campaign continues. Once everyone has a win under their belts, you no longer have players at the half-way mark for victory points. Not to mention that players will have a better idea of how to play, which makes the game take longer.

    It also makes things easier for outsiders to follow.

    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    HippieHippie Registered User regular
    Why do I have the feeling i'm going to be Balkania again...? I mean, awesome, I get to be Balkania again!

  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    You should be Balkania again.

  • Options
    TayrunTayrun Registered User regular
    Let's try The Bears, they do look fun.

    HQ in territory 18.

  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    @SeGaTai with the territory and faction selection

    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    SeGaTaiSeGaTai Registered User regular
    Well I've just been driving for 4 hrs and what do you know the diablo3 server is down so lets not overthink this, play it again.

    Die Meckaniker in 39

    PSN SeGaTai
  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Republic in 3

    LONG LIVE THE FIGHTERS!

    Sterica on
  • Options
    EvilBadmanEvilBadman DO NOT TRUST THIS MAN Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Imperial Balkania

    Starting in Territory 24, please.

    EvilBadman on
    FyreWulff wrote: »
    I should note that Badman is fucking awesome
    XBL- Evil Badman; Steam- EvilBadman; Twitter - EvilBadman
  • Options
    HippieHippie Registered User regular
    Khan Industries

    In 31

  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited May 2012
    Round 1.1
    xrEjd.jpg
    Smaller fighting has broken out in the time that has passed since the last war. Repositioning themselves, the factions prepare to escalate the conflict once again...

    Red Stars & Missiles
    A parentheses indicates stars from HQs.



    Tayrun: (★)★
    SeGaTai: (★)★
    MrBody: (★)
    EvilBadman: (★)★
    Hippie: (★)★

    Resource Cards
    Deck ⇨ A. 21 - Two Coins ⇨ B. 17- One Coin ⇨ C. 26 - One Coin ⇨ D. 42 - Two Coins ⇨ Discard

    Coin Cards Remaining: 10/10

    Scars Cards
    There are no scar cards.

    @Tayrun is up.


    Missiles are going to be hard to deal with. If you are attacking someone with a missile, please allow that person to roll (use the @ symbol get their attention). I think I may just have people PM me with any desire to interfere with a battle that isn't their own. Typically speaking, you don't use a whole lot of missiles in fights that you aren't involved with, so hopefully this won't be a huge issue.

    Sterica on
    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Maybe just send conditional orders to you? "If X territory or HQ is about to go below 2 armies, use missile when it will make a difference."

    There's going to be some situations that fall through the cracks, but it would keep the game going 1000% smoother. That's how I'm going to be running it with my missiles. I've sent conditional orders to Raz. Either he or myself can give the go ahead to use a missile on defense, though I can't imagine the situation coming up in the first turn.

    I really, really want to hit The Billiard Room with the -1 army modifier, but naming the continents is just too fun to resist!

    MrBody on
  • Options
    TayrunTayrun Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Recruit, gaining three units for a total of 11.

    Expand such that all of Africa is mine, losing one unit in taking Shorepoint.

    One troop in each African province except for 15 which should have five.

    If I gain a card for attacking a city, then I gain territory 17.

    If not, I guess I'm done.

    Tayrun on
  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    (draw new resource card, place it on A., move the rest down to the right)

    Gaining a resource/coin card only comes from conquering another player (balkanian exception)

    MrBody on
  • Options
    TayrunTayrun Registered User regular
    MrBody wrote: »
    (draw new resource card, place it on A., move the rest down to the right)

    Gaining a resource/coin card only comes from conquering another player (balkanian exception)

    ... I will take it that you mean that I don't get a resource card. Rather than that I should draw, place, move...

    ...

  • Options
    SeGaTaiSeGaTai Registered User regular
    yes

    PSN SeGaTai
  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    Is there any harm in the next player drawing a new card if the previous person forgot? Or any other player drawing the card for that matter?

  • Options
    SeGaTaiSeGaTai Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Nope-I'll take care of it Tayrun-Turn Incoming

    e-Wait if you don't take a coin card the territory card's stay put and the turn just advances right?

    SeGaTai on
    PSN SeGaTai
  • Options
    TayrunTayrun Registered User regular
    SeGaTai wrote: »
    yes

    I asked an either/or and your answer is "yes"? :P

    Ok, I leave whatever this confusion is to the two of you to sort out.

  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    You did ask a yes/no question o_O

    You always draw a new territory resource card to place onto the track regardless of what happens in a turn. The idea is for the 4 current cards to always be cycling. One new one is drawn, one old one is removed. The removed card either goes into your hand (you conquered and own that territory) or moves down the track into the discard.

  • Options
    SeGaTaiSeGaTai Registered User regular
    New card is 6-1 coin giving:
    Deck ⇨ A. 6 - One Coins ⇨ B. 21 - Two Coins ⇨ C. 17- One Coin ⇨ D.26 - One Coin ⇨ Discard

    Recruit 3 in 39, move those 3 around Australia to unify it once again and then 5 armies to 38, no maneuver

    PSN SeGaTai
  • Options
    psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    MrBody wrote: »
    You always draw a new territory resource card to place onto the track regardless of what happens in a turn. The idea is for the 4 current cards to always be cycling. One new one is drawn, one old one is removed. The removed card either goes into your hand (you conquered and own that territory) or moves down the track into the discard.

    this is wrong. the cards are only cycled when resource cards are drawn.

  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    Wow, you all get confused really easily.

    If a territory card is drawn: draw a new territory card and shift the old territory cards.
    If a coin card is drawn: discard the territory card in slot D and draw a new territory card. Shift old cards as needed.
    If no cards are drawn: nothing happens.

    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Recruit 3, spread out to all yellow continent, leaving two armies each in 1 and 9.

    MrBody on
  • Options
    psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    i always explain it like this:

    if you conquer a territory on your turn (or are imperial and expand into 4 territories), then you get to draw a resource card.
    if you control any of the territories shown on the 4 cards, you choose a card between the ones you control
    if you control none, draw a coin card instead
    if a resource card is drawn, the cards shift.

  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    If you're eligible to draw a territory card, can you opt to draw a coin card instead?

  • Options
    psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    i had someone ask that in a RL game, and i couldnt find an answer.

    i also couldnt think of any reason one might want to do that.

    still cant.

  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    If the territory cards you have to choose from are only one coin anyway you might opt to draw a coin card to deplete the deck faster, either because you have the most territories (red star for you when they run out) or you want to deny them from other players.

    MrBody on
  • Options
    RainfallRainfall Registered User regular
    If you are eligible to draw a territory card, you must draw it.

  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    Round 1.4
    IAsJy.jpg
    The factions spread across the continents, consolidating their power before moving out...

    Red Stars & Missiles
    A parentheses indicates stars from HQs.


    Tayrun: (★)★
    SeGaTai: (★)★
    MrBody: (★)
    EvilBadman: (★)★
    Hippie: (★)★

    Resource Cards
    Deck ⇨ A. 21 - Two Coins ⇨ B. 17- One Coin ⇨ C. 26 - One Coin ⇨ D. 42 - Two Coins ⇨ Discard

    Coin Cards Remaining: 10/10

    Scars Cards
    There are no scar cards.

    @EvilBadman is up.


    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    A couple rule questions I may have forgotten to cover.

    -A single die is simultaneously the lowest and highest roll. So effects that target either would affect it, and probably cancel each other out.
    -You can't fortify a fortification, so Die Mechaniker 's power does not stack if their HQ is at a fortified city. The city WOULD still lose fortification pips if attacked by three or more troops.
    -Fortification stacks with effects like Bunker.
    -Missile results CANNOT be modified. A missile six on an ammo shortage is still a six.
    -Regardless of modifiers, a roll cannot exceed six, nor can it go below one.

    YL9WnCY.png
  • Options
    EvilBadmanEvilBadman DO NOT TRUST THIS MAN Registered User regular
    Imperial Balkania

    I. Recruit 3.
    II. Expand to cover all 7 remaining blue continent territories, losing 1 troop to Bork. One extra troop remained in each of 24, 20 and 25.

    Drawing card 21 - Two Coins, from Imperial Balkania's power.

    Deck ⇨ A. 14 - Two Coins ⇨ B. 17- One Coin ⇨ C. 26 - One Coin ⇨ D. 42 - Two Coins ⇨ Discard

    FyreWulff wrote: »
    I should note that Badman is fucking awesome
    XBL- Evil Badman; Steam- EvilBadman; Twitter - EvilBadman
  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    My lord. Resource cards do not like me.

  • Options
    HippieHippie Registered User regular
    Quick question regarding Khans power, does that mean I add one troop to my HQ on top of my usual recruiting? Giving me 4 added troops this turn?

  • Options
    MrBodyMrBody Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    It sure would be a shitty power if you had to choose between that OR normal recruiting.

    (yes it is on top of usual recruiting)

    I think I've changed my mind, Khan is the worst faction. That +1 army per HQ is a lot less useful when you have to place it at the HQ (didn't realize that before), and their 2nd power is an abysmal less than 20% chance of an extra army per turn (can't choose where that goes either!).

    Hoping the new packs balance out the factions a bit. The gulf between the usefulness of their powers is quite...large.

    MrBody on
  • Options
    psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    i dont know, its a pretty nice way to keep your base constantly defending. it really is more of a long game power, but if you spend a few turns just accumulating those free troops, theyre nice to have.

Sign In or Register to comment.