Author Topic: Ardwulf on "Monster Games"  (Read 339 times)

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on: September 10, 2020, 10:52:40 AM
https://www.armchairdragoons.com/feature/monster-games/


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The central point here is: don’t waffle, play. Even imperfectly, and even without an opponent. Some wargamers will find that combining rules-learning with actual gameplay is fun in and of itself, solitaire or not. Moreover, even some diehard rulebook-readers are likely to find that combining their process with pushing actual counters around will help them learn a tough game in less calendar time than reading the book alone.


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Reply #1 on: September 10, 2020, 10:55:03 AM
That quote applies to any game, not just monster games.

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Reply #2 on: September 10, 2020, 10:59:35 AM
I agree with you totally, Mike.

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Reply #3 on: September 10, 2020, 11:32:17 AM
That quote applies to any game, not just monster games.

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Reply #4 on: September 10, 2020, 07:31:15 PM
That quote applies to any game, not just monster games.

+100

Can you agree more than this because if so ...


I'm definitely a hands on learner so while I like to read the rules in full first nothing helps a game's rules stick and pushing stuff around and making mistakes. My rule books take quite a beating from all the referencing as I learn a game.