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23 May 2018 11:30 a.m. PST
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D6 Junkie30 Oct 2017 11:50 a.m. PST

Assuming all good wargaming buddies,
do you usually
prefer a 1 to 1 match up or a 4+ player game.

McKinstry Fezian Inactive Member30 Oct 2017 12:03 p.m. PST


Personal logo T Callahan Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 12:04 p.m. PST


Sean D Clark30 Oct 2017 12:12 p.m. PST

2 v 2 or 3 v 3. This is a social hobby for me.

Tom Reed Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 12:20 p.m. PST


Sir Walter Rlyeh30 Oct 2017 12:23 p.m. PST

Having multiple folks on a side does a good job of replicating the fog of war. Also, it's just fun.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 12:26 p.m. PST

1 to 1 usually. But in a way 4+ isn't big enough. Six players, for me, just means we're all waiting for Joe to finish his map-marking, or Sam and Harry have a long melee to finish at the other end of the table, and where did I put that book?
But when you've got a dozen or more players and you're fighting a seriously big historical battle, there's a different thrill.

Mick the Metalsmith Inactive Member30 Oct 2017 12:27 p.m. PST

1 on 1 since orchestrating schedules is such a pain.

Glengarry530 Oct 2017 12:29 p.m. PST

Group, plenty of blame to go around when you lose!

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 12:36 p.m. PST


D6 Junkie30 Oct 2017 1:08 p.m. PST

I did a small post on why I like Big games

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 1:14 p.m. PST

They both have their purposes but overall group because of the social involvement.

wolvermonkey30 Oct 2017 1:26 p.m. PST

1 vs 1.

roving bandit Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 1:30 p.m. PST

I really only game in groups of four or more, or I just game solo.

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 2:09 p.m. PST

Groups, by far. We usually have 2 vs 2. Sometimes 3 vs 3, if we are lucky!

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 2:21 p.m. PST

Group, definitely. Fog of war, communications problems, mutinies -- we love it all.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian30 Oct 2017 2:49 p.m. PST


Dynaman878930 Oct 2017 3:09 p.m. PST

1 vs 1

Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 3:54 p.m. PST

1v1, largely because I only have one dependable opponent.


princeman30 Oct 2017 4:43 p.m. PST

Both – any time we can get together s quality time.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 5:06 p.m. PST


whill430 Oct 2017 5:26 p.m. PST


FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 5:48 p.m. PST

I prefer group games but it's a 55/45 split. I wouldn't miss a night of gaming because it was only going to be one on one.

21eRegt30 Oct 2017 6:49 p.m. PST

Group, 4-6 is ideal to me. One on one games tend to get personal over time in my experience.

Rich Bliss30 Oct 2017 7:24 p.m. PST

Group. Anything up to 14

Rhysius Cambrensis Inactive Member31 Oct 2017 5:49 a.m. PST

1-on-1 just me and my buddy and no one else trying to butt in on our games or manipulate a command on one side or t'other and therefore hi-jack our pre-arranged game with our miniatures!

SultanSevy31 Oct 2017 7:32 p.m. PST

1 vs 1 is the best if you really want to focus on the game. I like groups because the shared social aspect is so fun, but they slow down play in my experience.

andysyk01 Nov 2017 1:40 p.m. PST


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 4:17 p.m. PST

1 v 1 v 1 v 1 v 1

Games with more than two sides, but usually one player per side.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2017 5:21 p.m. PST

Group, by default. That's all we play. grin
Usually 3x3 but the games are usually set up so if more show up, we can handle them. We can depend on 6 Regulars. Or 7….
So I buy, paint and organize accordingly.

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