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smakarov wrote on 2003-08-02 UTCGood ★★★★
Nice idea.. I feel disappointed with the resulting game, though. I agree
with the people who are saying that if you raise the escalation protocol,
you will get creamed instantly. The moral: don't fight nuclear wars. (No
wonder the Cold War was more like tiptoeing on a sleeping lion than

  I'm not saying you should stop working on the idea.. maybe limit the
power of certain pieces so you don't have instant armaggedon. Maybe
trench warfare, plus tanks plus terrorism plus planes (plus hijacked
planes), the ideas are limitless, and the escalation protocol can be added
to a great many games in which you want to have the game start quietly,
then gather steam. Keep working on it.

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