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monger Inactive Member22 Jan 2013 1:43 p.m. PST

Anyone else play these rules (by the designers of Imetus)? I had a pretty good game over the weekend trying the new 1.5 version out.

Battle Report on YouTube

Pretty good over-all. Just curious what others have to say about them, perhaps compared to other rules like BAB and such.

michaelsbagley Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 5:19 p.m. PST

I've bought the rules with the intent to use them…. But between painting the minis I plan to use going slower than planned, and my recent side track into the X-Wing mini game, I have not used the rules yet.

I have read the rules through, and like most of the concepts. I really like the component angle for adding period flair. I worry about action points bogging the game down though…. But between the three different rulesets I have bought and read, I think the upsides to this ruleset outweigh the negatives more than the other two.

Brooklyn Wargamer22 Jan 2013 5:51 p.m. PST

Does it involve cards? I don't like rules using cards…

monger Inactive Member22 Jan 2013 7:10 p.m. PST

LoL… no. No cards Armchair. Card FREE!

Once you get the hang of the system, game play moves along pretty quickly actually. It has some good ideas… has a few issues here and there, but that is mostly due to it still being an 'early' version of the rules (although it's in 1.5, and has been around a bit). To me, I think it's worth the effort. SO far I have been talking with the designer, and he is fully behind feedback from players. So it has a lot of potential.

Brooklyn Wargamer22 Jan 2013 8:19 p.m. PST

Lol, ha,ha,ha…
Thanks.

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