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GameTalk: Movement!
« on: March 23, 2015, 01:06:40 PM »
Featured today, a question about movement types....

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Re: GameTalk: Movement!
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2015, 01:32:52 PM »
For strategy games, my ideal is point-to-point.  Second choice is hex-based (also my first choice for computer wargames and tabletop).  Tiles are generally my last choice, although I enjoy area-based movement in games like Risk and the first two Total War titles. 


However, when it comes to computer war/strategy games, my *real* answer is "whatever the AI can handle best".  Other concerns are secondary IMO. 

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Re: GameTalk: Movement!
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2015, 01:42:37 PM »
War of the States: Gettysburg, 1863 from Avalanche uses regions, and the counters have to physically fit into the region in order for them to move into there. 

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Re: GameTalk: Movement!
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2015, 02:08:22 PM »
I've played that system and was not particularly keen on it, personally. Its what stopped me buying their 1866 game.

I much prefer hex maps, and to a lesser extent, area movement. I always feel too confined with point-to-point, but that's just me.
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