Average dice?

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Average dice?

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Does anyone use "average dice" to determine movement? If so, what are your experiences?

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I've never considered using them for movement.

Any particular reason you feel they'd work better?

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I've never considered it either.

Presumably he wants less variation in the distances troops move. That's what would happen anyway.
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It would stop the dreaded snake eyes that was afflicting my tanks in the last game I played.

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Its worth trying to see if you and your opponent(s) like the effetc.

Actually its not a bad idea for games like SP2 where you can use a normal die for irregular troops and an average die or regulars. Hummm
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Seret wrote:It would stop the dreaded snake eyes that was afflicting my tanks in the last game I played.
Very similar to myself except it's every time I play!

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Some rules back in the 70s (I go back even further) did exactly what Agent P suggests. Not a bad idea.

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I have suggested it as an option for folk who struggle with the potential range of random movement when using an ordinary D6. Never felt the need to do it myself though.

In my experience the lads on the table make a better fist of knowing when they need to be where than I do! I usually just get them into trouble when I have full control. :)

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Please forgive me for this stupid question, but what is an "average dice" ?

Instead of rolling dices you consider that the result is automatically "3" ?

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naash wrote:Please forgive me for this stupid question, but what is an "average dice" ?
A six sided dice with faces numbered 2,3,3,4,4,5
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