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[Armada|PBP] Game 1: Denouements (Audience Opinions Wanted)
Well, okay, we're not going for anything quite that big ... Plus they haven't released the Executor ... yet ...
I'm looking to referee a play-by-post game of SW: Armada. I'm looking for up to 4 players, though I'll run for 2 if we don't get enough interest. Each player should build a 200-point fleet, following normal fleet construction rules - one flagship, one commander, no more than 67 points of fighters, no more than one of a uniquely-named card for each side - except that, for our first trip out, we won't be using an objective. That'll probably change if this is popular enough for subsequent rounds.
Normally, there is a lot of flexibility involved in Armada's movement, which would make it difficult to run a non-real-time game / PBP. To adjust for that, players will instead give general maneuvering directions, and indicate whether or not they're cool with running into things; I'll then move the ships to match the desired movement as closely as possible. As an example, a movement command for a ship might be, "Turn to port as hard as possible, but don't run into my Corvette," or for a fighter, "Move up-to speed 3 towards Cruiser A, but stop if I reach engagement range with an enemy fighter." Teams will decide amongst themselves what their activation order is.