[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 488: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 112: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 112: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 112: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4762: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3897)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4764: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3897)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4765: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3897)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4766: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3897)
Mobile Frame Hangar • View topic - Battle Simulation

Battle Simulation

Battle reports and play-by-post games
Forum rules
This is a game - This is fun - Your posts should reflect this

Battle Simulation

Postby calculus » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:46 pm

Rather than work on the dice roller tonight, I took the rules I've got so far and ran a 3vs3 fight.

The green team had an artillery/spotter, a soldier, and a melee. Purple was all hand to hand. One direct rocket on each.

Purple charged up the center, using jump jets to go over the canal. Green's artillery started running for safety, and began chipping systems off of the attackers. Nothing devastating though, since there was no other spotting. When purple came in range, they all fired direct missiles on the same turn at the same target. The soldier got in a crushing counterblow to one of the attackers, but the last rocket was a (+8) with a combination of a pile of spotting(+4), a bad defense roll for the green soldier(+2), and then some sweet rolling on the damage hits, left the green bot with one white dice. He stumbled back, but was chased down and out. The artillery managed to just keep moving back into artillery range, and kept the spotting up for the green melee bot. With the loss of the green bot, the initiative changed from being rolled each turn, to belonging to the looser (green). Green ended up winning, but only by inches.

Image

Image
calculus
Talkative
 
Posts: 130
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:46 am

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby schoon » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:51 pm

Thanks for the report. I've been thinking about playing a few "solo" battle myself just to get the feel for the tactical and design options.

Have you tried an artillery heavy force against a "soldier" force?
User avatar
schoon
Site Admin
 
Posts: 580
Joined: Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:57 pm
Location: Oakland, CA

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby Mantisking » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:04 pm

I'm assuming Green was the defender, right?


-- A MFZ blog.
User avatar
Mantisking
Mod Team
 
Posts: 5840
Joined: Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:17 pm
Location: Framingham, MA, U.S.A.

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby calculus » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:39 pm

Mantis, even battle, but with all hand to hand frames, purple had no choice but to rush.
calculus
Talkative
 
Posts: 130
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:46 am

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby calculus » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:42 pm

Schoon, I've been wanting to try an artillery force. It seems like it could be quite strong with a few tweaks.
calculus
Talkative
 
Posts: 130
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:46 am

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby Mantisking » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:47 pm



-- A MFZ blog.
User avatar
Mantisking
Mod Team
 
Posts: 5840
Joined: Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:17 pm
Location: Framingham, MA, U.S.A.

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby calculus » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:08 am

Because I don't know the rules for setup. :D I was just playing "stick units on opposite sides of the board."

And of course the initiative rules were my own as well, since those have not been previewed.
calculus
Talkative
 
Posts: 130
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:46 am

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby The Trilobite » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:38 am

Sweet!

Thanks for putting this up for others to learn from. I also really like the watercolors-ish look of the map you made. I gots me an app called Brushes for my requisite computer slab: I'll try to remember to use it to put together on-the-fly maps if/when I get to play.

As for the simulation itself, I'm a little surprised (and pleased) that green ended up winning; I'm used to wargames where 'the combined firepower of the entire battle of Gettysburg' has 'the effectiveness of a blind hog rooting for acorns', but a burly dude with a sword can mow down lines of infantry without breaking a sweat. I'd be curious to see another one of these, maybe even with the same forces.
"What do you put on your head to see all this stuff?"
--Just one of many questions raised by .

User avatar
The Trilobite
Grizzled Veteran
 
Posts: 554
Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:36 am

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby calculus » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:26 am

Yes, that map was drawn on slab of computing using "Papers".

As it was, the victory could have gone either way depending on the dice. Yes, it would be great to play the same scenario again and see how it shakes out differently. I'd be a better commander certainly. In hindsight, I moved my soldier bot forward thinking to gain more shooting time, but it would have been much wiser to have stayed back behind cover for the swarm of single shot rockets. Would have also given the artillery another turn to knock another system out. Not sure how I could have played purple better. Hand to hand units really need cover to move through on a long attack run like this, or they take a bit of damage. Might have been better to make dashes from cover to cover, than the big open run I did. The jump jets were handy.
calculus
Talkative
 
Posts: 130
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:46 am

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby Axhead » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:06 pm

Axhead
Grizzled Veteran
 
Posts: 656
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:12 pm
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby Axhead » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:14 pm

Axhead
Grizzled Veteran
 
Posts: 656
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:12 pm
Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Re: Battle Simulation

Postby The Trilobite » Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:30 am

Purple!

Green!
"What do you put on your head to see all this stuff?"
--Just one of many questions raised by .

User avatar
The Trilobite
Grizzled Veteran
 
Posts: 554
Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:36 am


Return to Mobile Frame Battle Reports

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron