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Offline Codsticker

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2021, 09:57:29 PM »
I would vote for "Defence" (although a "Defence" is generally considered difficult or rough ground in game terms it is not really the same thing as "Difficult Ground"- kind of like fingers and thumbs) as I have inspiration for that :), though I could also go for "Resting Place".

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2021, 10:17:01 PM »
I would vote for "Defence" (although a "Defence" is generally considered difficult or rough ground in game terms it is not really the same thing as "Difficult Ground"- kind of like fingers and thumbs) as I have inspiration for that :), though I could also go for "Resting Place".

I think we sorted the definition last year.

Difficult Terrain is in most rulestes an area in which there is a Movement penalty to move through (like a swamp, dense wood, rocky terrain...)

Defense is, in most rulesets, a spot from behind which miniature A has no attack/shooting penalty but recieved a defence bonus from the attacks from miniature B, given that B is out in the open (like a bunker, wall, trench...)

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2021, 12:20:19 AM »
I think we sorted the definition last year.

Difficult Terrain is in most rulestes an area in which there is a Movement penalty to move through (like a swamp, dense wood, rocky terrain...)

Defense is, in most rulesets, a spot from behind which miniature A has no attack/shooting penalty but recieved a defence bonus from the attacks from miniature B, given that B is out in the open (like a bunker, wall, trench...)
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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2021, 01:36:11 AM »
I will add a vote for either defence or war machine

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2021, 06:10:02 AM »
Keep in mind, John, that in the end the theme is up to you. You need to "feel it" yourself to be able to run it for oh so many weeks, you know.
Thanks - I am very much aware of that. I would never be able to run 'boiled eggs and cigarettes' as a theme oh heck why did I have to mention that urrrgh long story...
Having said that: I would enjoy and live with any theme, I think - but I will give my own preferences too:
boom and comic.
War machine would be a challenge, as it's a scratch-build - but not one which should deter anyone of you, I bet  :D That said, I'd have to define it carefully, and decide what is implied by the term.
I can see the attraction of defence, in spite of its potential similarity - the definition helped!

Strange thing is that I have no single idea for a build this year, for ANY of the themes mentioned, even the ones I prefer. Probably because I haven't stopped for a good think.

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #20 on: December 29, 2021, 08:10:01 AM »
I was the same,then I had a ‘big think’,and surprised myself with different builds :)
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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #21 on: December 29, 2021, 03:44:01 PM »
My vote for resting place.  If I had another choice it would be building an objective. 
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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #22 on: December 31, 2021, 05:58:11 AM »
I was the same, then I had a ‘big think’, and surprised myself with different builds :)
I had a small think, but all that came out was a sudden urge to build one of my pair of 40K knights... definitely not helpful to my BSC plans!

So it seems that in the lead are resting place (would just 'rest' work better?); war machine; and defence; with use a (something) trailing. Any additional comments to close the year?

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2021, 06:02:17 PM »
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(would just 'rest' work better?);

How about, 'Repair & Rest'  ???

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2021, 09:24:40 PM »
I could add a "resting place" to my alien swamp  :D
Though I'm fine with anything that come up so far. :)

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2021, 09:59:21 PM »
Really any theme would be alright with me as long as it's broad enough to be interpreted in a variety of ways. I also agree with the sentiment that it should be sufficiently different from the recent years.

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2022, 11:49:00 AM »
Perhapps rename Defence as Strongpoint, to make it clear that it is different to Difficult Ground.

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2022, 12:45:58 PM »
Perhapps rename Defence as Strongpoint, to make it clear that it is different to Difficult Ground.

That’s a good idea - on top of the definition Hammers mentioned, it makes it a very different proposition from “difficult ground”

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #28 on: January 01, 2022, 01:08:56 PM »
I like Defence or resting place/recuperation and war machine.

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Re: BSC2022 possible themes
« Reply #29 on: January 01, 2022, 02:44:27 PM »
Two suggestions are coming to the fore, both evolved:
Resting place, which could become Rest and Recuperation (with either of the two being sufficient)
vs
Defence, which could become Strongpoint.
I might resort to a die roll... :D

 

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