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Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 9:47 a.m. PST

During games do you have players whose attack tendencies are not always well thought out?

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 10:51 a.m. PST

Hopefully he's got a handy tree to climb.


14Bore12 Feb 2020 12:05 p.m. PST

Or packing a 1911 in his back pocket

Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 12:17 p.m. PST

…and here we see natural selection about to occur…

Coyotepunc and Hatshepsuut12 Feb 2020 12:28 p.m. PST

Bashytubits, I feel like you are calling me out on my tactical acumen…

Korvessa12 Feb 2020 12:37 p.m. PST

Slightly better than my dice skills

HMS Exeter12 Feb 2020 1:59 p.m. PST

I think that monkey is doing some kind of gang initiation.

We had a guy at an ACW game with a Union cav unit deployed at one end of the line. He takes it into his head that he ought to be at the other end. He advances in front of the line, wheels and proceeds to move across the front of the union line, in line, with his flank hanging. His movement capacity spent, he comes to the end of his movement, enfiladed by the CSA Whitworth battery.

His day ended early.

Personal logo A sea that raged no more Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 3:55 p.m. PST

Yes, one in particular is very rash. His enthusiasm is his downfall. Splendid fellow.


Legion 412 Feb 2020 4:29 p.m. PST

thumbs up

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 4:37 p.m. PST

Indeed – one of my friends entire tactical repertoire consists of an all-out frontal charge

Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 4:44 p.m. PST

There's always at least one.

Miniatures gamers have a shooting bias. Even the most successful maneuver contest of carefully timed feints, rushes, withdrawals, and outflanking maneuvers will be recalled as "I didn't get to do anything". Gamers who aren't rolling dice to attack another unit are predisposed to dissatisfaction, which drives many to rush into contact without a thought about where, when and whether it's the right thing to do.

- Ix

Slow Oats12 Feb 2020 5:41 p.m. PST

It's Rafiki from the Lion King!

It depends on whether I'm playing orcs or not.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Feb 2020 11:41 a.m. PST

Oh … I see … next time I do that, I should have a stick with me.

Bismarck13 Feb 2020 2:26 p.m. PST

I love it!

von Schwartz13 Feb 2020 7:00 p.m. PST

During games do you have players whose attack tendencies are not always well thought out?

Yeah, it's usually me!

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