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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 May 2019 11:50 a.m. PST




HMS Exeter27 May 2019 4:33 p.m. PST

My experience is that gamers tend to behave more like the Goofy Gophers on turn 1. Strangers want to get off to a cordial start. Long time players do the "really, you should go first" with a sly grin, trying to get into their opponents head.

The fireworks come later.

Chuckaroobob27 May 2019 8:03 p.m. PST

One guy I know started an argument with the gm over the name of the rules.
Refused to give in even when showed the cover.

HMS Exeter28 May 2019 12:31 a.m. PST

Against stupidity, the Gods themselves, contend in vain.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 May 2019 1:55 p.m. PST



von Schwartz28 May 2019 5:43 p.m. PST

KPinder, isn't that a lot like "Never argue with idiot, people watching may not be able to tell the difference."

AICUSV29 May 2019 2:58 p.m. PST

I've never started a fight at a game. And I dare anyone to say different.

HMS Exeter29 May 2019 3:32 p.m. PST

My favorite is "never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig."

von Schwartz30 May 2019 5:05 p.m. PST

"never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig."

Forgot about that one, I like it too, it can used more often than the others without offending…of course that is also one of my talents, and I always say, "Go with your strengths."

mindenbrush17 Jun 2019 4:04 a.m. PST

Not quite on the first move and never a fight but I have seen a couple of gamers take their figures off of the table and storm off because:
1) They either felt their opponent was cheating…………
2) His favourite unit was being decimated…………

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