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Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2021 5:13 a.m. PST

For me, it is not a "slick maneuver" so much as it is an incredibly daring maneuver, which they think will result in my forces being annihilated. When I succeed, they are shocked, and abhor my gamble with my forces. I just smile, and move closer to victory. They still lament my crazy actions during the post-mortem discussion as we pick up the figures and terrain. I would say that my gaming friends are all pretty conservative, trying to achieve an overwhelming advantage before they strike. Not me.

Does it always work for me? No… And they point that out to me, as well, during the post-mortem discussion. I reply that I am willing to risk it for the biscuit. They do not share my views. ;-) Cheers!

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2021 5:15 a.m. PST

Other: "Are your opponents ever shocked when you…achieve the objective?"

Fixed that for me. grin

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2021 8:13 a.m. PST

They're shocked when I win. Usually I am too.

John the OFM19 Oct 2021 11:47 a.m. PST

As Solozzo said to Michael, "You think too much of me, kid. I'm not that clever."

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2021 12:09 p.m. PST

Every now and then I pull off a game winning slick tactical move

Emphasis on the every now and then – more often than not it results in a catastrophic loss

von Schwartz ver 221 Oct 2021 4:36 p.m. PST

More of a shock to me than my opponents

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