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post #41 of 62 (permalink) Old 08-26-13, 10:30 PM
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The worst thing GW could ever do from their perspective is have clear consise rules. This thread alone show how it generates discussion.

GW tell us how to resolve things in a quick and fair manner. People will always ignore this and argue at the table regardless of how watertight the rules are.

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post #42 of 62 (permalink) Old 08-27-13, 01:53 AM
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Oh, one more thing- whats this army composition scoring BS? I've seen tournament evaluation sheets having provision to evaluate your opponent's army list, mostly scoring on a 1 to 5 point scale! WTF?? Give me a break! So long as the lists are legal- and has been determined so beforehand by tournament staff- then just play your opponent! Too bad if you don't like the fact your army just got squashed by an army whose composition you don't like! Man up, warriors! If it was a legal list that just smashed your army, then just lick your wounds and learn your lessons! If I had a dollar for every time I saw or heard some crybaby complain in tournament play about his opponent's list, I would be retired now...... ;)

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I think the idea of list ratings is as a counter to the previously mentioned "money wins" problem.

Someone might have the money for 5 flyers but if everyone marks them down because of it then it is kinda pointless.
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Likewise, if somebody runs a killer army which violates either the spirit of the game or is obnoxiously min/maxed. Those are perfect times to take points for army construction.

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Likewise, if somebody runs a killer army which violates either the spirit of the game or is obnoxiously min/maxed. Those are perfect times to take points for army construction.
Guess you could throw in .... oh I dunno .... maybe a painting component to help with that too ?
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If you to a football tourney, do you bitch and say that team are spammy dicks because they bring the best players? No
So why do you in 40k?

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If you to a football tourney, do you bitch and say that team are spammy dicks because they bring the best players? No
So why do you in 40k?
They would if the team with all the good players had them because they have more money and can afford better training facilities or paid their players not to go to work so they could train more.

That is why top end football competitions have salary caps.

No one has a problem with being beaten by a better player but when they are beaten by a player who has an unfair advantage, that is a different story.
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And painting being 20% off your scores helps how?

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I just adds another dimension and makes it less about winning on the table is all.
It also makes for a better looking event.
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But mobey bags over there gets another advantage with his commissioned painting

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