NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

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NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Everpksed » June 7th, 2018, 7:05 pm

I said I was going to wait until tomorrow to start this, but I got done early with the work I had to do so I decided to start this today.

A new 6P, 4 ring galaxy game will be starting. We will use mostly RAW rules with the following exceptions:

1.) Trade good based race selection. How this works can be found here: http://ti3pbf.com/wiki/Trade_Good_based_Race_Selection

2.) Home System Auction. How this works can be found here: http://ti3pbf.com/wiki/Home_System_Auction

3.) Speaker Auction. How this works can be found here: http://ti3pbf.com/wiki/Speaker_Bidding

The following will be the variants we will use:

Base Game:
The Long War
Leaders

Shattered Empire:
Race Specific Technologies(both SE and SOT)
Wormhole Nexus
Facilities
Tactical Retreats
Custodians of Mecatol Rex

Shards of The Throne:
Preliminary Objectives
Flagships
Mechanized Units
Political Intrigue


Variants to be voted on:
Distant Suns/Final Frontier
Artifacts
Shock Troops
Space Mines
Mercenaries
Race Objectives(something new that I took from BGGB that looks interesting)

We will use a variant that I have employed in my other games for Assembly. At the beginning of the game, all players will receive 2PCTG's. There will also be 1 Political Card drawn and placed on the table to start. When the player that has the Assembly SC activates the card, that player will receive 2PCTG. I the GM will then draw and place 2 more Political Cards on the table, so there are a total of 3 cards to choose from. The player controlling the Assembly SC will then choose a player to be Speaker and also a player(including him/herself) to choose an Agenda to be voted on, one to be discarded, and one to be held over until the next round. I believe this variant gives the widest range of possible Political cards to choose from.

We will use the following Strategy Cards:
Leadership
Diplomacy II
Assembly II(SOT)
Production
Trade II or III(based on mercenary vote)
Warfare II
Technology II
Bureaucracy


I promised Caesar he has secured himself a spot. The other 5 spots I will send out invites for. I will use the waiting list for these. I will send out waves of invites in groups of 25. Players invited will have 48hrs to respond before the next wave is sent out. After I get to the bottom of the part of the list of players not currently in a game it will be an open table(first come first served)

1st wave of invites:
SWC_Seren
Thrombozyt
happygrue OUT
Rifleman77
marsman57
Euronymous109
Blackspy07
Haleyther
bnorton916
Yskonyn
Tzeen
A8SHEROUT
Tremere110
ak1979 OUT
sepruda
brut3
justsomeguy
Yodasfluffer
newnew145
ajpl
bubbatrump
Schmel924
oliverk110
Peter_Pan IN
eyegee82

2nd wave of invites
thor
nofacade
flamingpichu IN
Yamnick
decrepid_dragon IN
Kristobal
garfielder
Sgt_pantz
selesnya
sputnik15
Thorondor
Saiash
Sky_Marshal
gnaah
Megacles
minigrot
gamer42_au OUT
mbouzada
Matgir
Thorgal
Entrepidus
Scytalle OUT
[RL}Targaryen
Shogun IN
zzZaney IN

PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU ACCEPT A SEAT IN THIS GAME THAT YOU SHOULD HAVE THE BASE GAME AND BOTH EXPANSIONS. ALSO IF YOU ACCEPT, YOU WILL BE COMMITTED TO LOGIN AT LEAST 1 TIME IN A 24HR SPAN UNLESS YOU STATE THAT YOU WILL BE AWAY FOR A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME.


IN
Caesar
Peter_Pan
Shogun
zzZaney
flamingpichu
decrepid_dragon

OUT
A8SHER
happygrue
ak1979
Scytalle
gamer42_au
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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Peter_Pan » June 7th, 2018, 7:32 pm

Ok, I am IN! :D
Variants to be voted on:
  • Distant Suns/Final Frontier ;)
  • Artifacts ;)
  • Shock Troops ;)
  • Space Mines ;)
  • Mercenaries ;)
  • Race Objectives(something new that I took from BGGB that looks interesting) :?
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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by happygrue » June 7th, 2018, 8:58 pm

Thanks for the invite - I will decline. I'm mostly interested in house rules variants that move away from RAW games. I think your setup bidding rules are a good step, though. Good luck!

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Post by AbandonAllHope » June 7th, 2018, 9:03 pm

How are you doing map generation?
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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Everpksed » June 8th, 2018, 12:07 am

I will generate the map
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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Caesar » June 8th, 2018, 2:32 pm

I am not sure if I fully understand the house rules. Everyone will be starting the game with a certain amount of trade goods, based on how they choose their race and starting position yes? And the map is going to be something random you make, or how does that work?

Will we know everyones race picks before we bid on starting locations? So if I get the Embers I can try to not be right next to the Virus for example?

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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Everpksed » June 8th, 2018, 3:43 pm

Races will be revealed before the HS Auction, so yes you will know all of the races before you bid on your starting position.


As far as the Trade Goods go for the race bidding, I will show you an example:


Player 1 wants to draw 2 races and choose 1
Player 2 wants to draw 3 races and choose 1
Player 3 wants to draw 2 races and choose 1
Player 4 wants to draw 2 races and choose 1
Player 5 wants to draw 2 races and choose 1
Player 6 wants to draw 1 race and play as that race

Based on this example each player receives the following Bonus Trade Goods

Player 1: 3TG
Player 2: 2TG
Player 3: 3TG
Player 4: 3TG
Player 5: 3TG
Player 6: 4TG


Then you calculate the difference between the best and the worst method. In this case player 1,2,3,4,5 receive 2TG and player 6 receives 0TG.
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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Caesar » June 8th, 2018, 8:30 pm

Sounds interesting, I look forward to trying this out.

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Post by AbandonAllHope » June 8th, 2018, 11:45 pm

Its odd how far down the wait list the games actually go now. I think the same person has been at the top of the wait list since I joined the forum....
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Re: NEW GAME STARTING GALACTIC DOMINANCE

Post by Elzo » June 9th, 2018, 9:21 am

I don't mind joining, since Stellar Soap Opera loosks like it ia almost done for

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