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Reply #1 on: January 25, 2021, 12:13:29 AM
also of use
https://medium.com/@Back2Boardgames/5-things-i-hate-about-board-game-rulebooks-8f18bf684a4d

I completely agree with points 1, 2, 3, and 4. Number 5, not so much; however, ymmv depending upon the game or scenario. The last point about "Nobody reads the instructions" made me smile. The Board Game Minimalist obviously never met an ASL or OCS player.  :)



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Reply #2 on: January 25, 2021, 07:37:11 AM
I would suspect just by the nature of the name "Minimalist" that the author never got anywhere close to a proper wargame ;D

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Reply #3 on: January 25, 2021, 08:42:50 AM
I completely agree with points 1, 2, 3, and 4. Number 5, not so much; however, ymmv depending upon the game or scenario. The last point about "Nobody reads the instructions" made me smile. The Board Game Minimalist obviously never met an ASL or OCS player.  :)

Yeah, my pocket edition of ASL rules is so beat up that I had to buy a second copy.
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