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billclo Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2012 12:50 p.m. PST

An after action report for your perusal:

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John Leahy Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Nov 2012 4:40 p.m. PST

That was pretty cool! How long did the games run? Any thoughts on the rules?

Thanks,

John

billclo Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2012 5:15 p.m. PST

The sessions were 4 hours long each.

I had to strip down the rules significantly to try and save time. I got rid of drones, ADDs, and some of the special actions.

I still need to reduce the number of ships to allow us to get more turns in. The first game finished within the time allotted, but the second could have gone a couple hours longer. It pains me to run a smaller game, as it is not as nice visually, but most players won't be willing to put in an 8-hour game. Having people drop out to be replaced by new people isn't good for continuity of command/knowing what is going on and what so and so should be doing. :(

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