"Do You Read Rulebooks for Fun?" Topic
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|langobard ||02 Dec 2019 4:57 a.m. PST|
As others noted in the original discussion, I'm not sure that 'fun' is quite the word I'd use. I am always interested in game mechanics and how these are implemented, but also, I do like reading army lists (especially ancients) to see how various armies are represented in a given rule set.
|robert piepenbrink ||02 Dec 2019 6:57 a.m. PST|
I do still read rulebooks for fun--but not current rulebooks. "Charge!" was fun. "Lion Rampant"--though a nice game--was no fun to read. "Not any more" was the best I could do.
| ochoin ||02 Dec 2019 8:07 a.m. PST|
I used to struggle through the often poorly written efforts of yesteryear: Empire? etc
However, many modern efforts such as 'General d'Armee' or 'The Men Who Would Be Kings' for example are lucid, detailed, often humorous & clever in their mechanisms.
so, yes, I read modern rule books for fun.
|The Last Conformist||05 Dec 2019 10:33 p.m. PST|
Sometimes: but more commonly army lists.