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Stryderg19 Apr 2017 10:01 a.m. PST

When war gaming, how subtle are your stratagems?

A. Very, my opponent never knows what hit them
B. Somewhat, I use feints that my opponent falls for.
C. Not very, I use feints that my opponent sometimes falls for.
D. Not at all, I line my troops and roll them through the middle.

Stryderg19 Apr 2017 10:01 a.m. PST

When war gaming, how subtle are your stratagems?

A. Very, my opponent never knows what hit them
B. Somewhat, I use feints that my opponent falls for.
C. Not very, I use feints that my opponent sometimes falls for.
D. Not at all, I line my troops and roll them through the middle.

Thomas Whitten19 Apr 2017 10:17 a.m. PST

E. They are so subtle, I'm not even sure about them.

rmaker19 Apr 2017 10:53 a.m. PST

Thomas +1

Stryderg19 Apr 2017 11:26 a.m. PST

Doh! sorry for the double post.
I didn't put E. as an option because I thought it would be too sub… oh, never mind.

vtsaogames19 Apr 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

Like a sledgehammer.

jdpintex19 Apr 2017 11:35 a.m. PST

F. Line up and Charge!

Personal logo Weasel Supporting Member of TMP19 Apr 2017 12:21 p.m. PST

When I do try a cunning plan. they usually pull off with considerable surprise, but I'm not very good at actually spotting opportunities for said cunning plan.

So roll a 6 to find a plan, then get +1 to the battle roll? :D

Dynaman878919 Apr 2017 12:40 p.m. PST

D – since games very rarely have enough Fog of War to make subtlety pay.

MajorB19 Apr 2017 1:55 p.m. PST

"Are you subtle?"

Dreadfully so!

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Apr 2017 3:35 p.m. PST

Depends on the scenario and my role.

As an infiltrating double-agent, my stratagems can be quite sophisticated and intricate. As a kaiju, less so.

Stryderg19 Apr 2017 4:01 p.m. PST

I went looking for pictures of a camo Godzilla for you. No luck.

Personal logo Dentatus Supporting Member of TMP Fezian19 Apr 2017 6:48 p.m. PST

*Russian accent* "Like brick through living room window."

ecaminis Supporting Member of TMP19 Apr 2017 7:03 p.m. PST

I agree with vtsaogames.

21eRegt19 Apr 2017 7:06 p.m. PST

B & D depending on the game, scenario and my mood.

Khusrau20 Apr 2017 9:07 a.m. PST

all of the above depending on mood, period and army.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 4:14 p.m. PST

subtle /suh tl/ adj. 1. not this …

picture

Kaiju don't really get the whole camo concept.

Personal logo Don Manser Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 5:22 p.m. PST

That thing could cause a seizure.

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