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I made a fully coop Tactics scenario where dinosaurs invade Megalopolis!

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I made a fully coop Tactics scenario where dinosaurs invade Megalopolis!

Dino Riot!

 

I threw this together with some friends and we had a great time with it.  I'd love to hear some feedback or any other thoughts, feelings or concerns.

Thanks and enjoy! laugh


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Welcome to the forums!


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Glad to be here! :)

I've gotten really into Sentinels in general in the last few months, especially during PAX South and heard you guys have a great community here.  
So I'll have to keep on stopping by!


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This looks really interesting. Not sure when I'll get a chance to try it, but I hope to.


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SALLstice wrote:

heard you guys have a great community here

ITS A TRAP!

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Foote wrote:

 

SALLstice wrote:
heard you guys have a great community here

 

ITS A TRAP!

Was I bamboozled?!


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SALLstice wrote:

Was I bamboozled?!

Yes, but it's okay - we all were. wink

Welcome, and glad to have you! Thanks for sharing this! laugh


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Welcome!

*Cue pun thread*


Just assume I'm always doing that.

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These forums ought not get a bad rap
Civility the feather in Rabit's cap
Silverleaf tries to be cute
But in steps dear Foote
Calling out, "IT'S A TRAP!"


...yeah, me too.

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Is somebody a Dr. Ninja fan?  Because this is a serious Dr. Ninja scenario.

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This scenario looks like a lot of fun, but I had a few questions about spawning:

a) How many humans do you spawn at the beginning of the game?

b) How many humans do you spawn at the end of each round?

c) Do you spawn all four raptors to start the game?

d) Can dinosaurs respawn after being killed? If they can, how does that work (i.e. do all dead dinosaurs spawn at the beginning of their turn)?

And finally, though not spawn related,

e) "Thugs will move towards the closest non-Thug target with the lowest Health that they can see." Are they prioritizing low health or distance? That is, if a thug can see a 4 health target 2 hexes away and a 1 health target 6 hexes away, which one will he move toward?

I'm looking forward to trying this out!


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metlarcturus wrote:

a) How many humans do you spawn at the beginning of the game?

All of them

metlarcturus wrote:

b) How many humans do you spawn at the end of each round?

All of them

metlarcturus wrote:

c) Do you spawn all four raptors to start the game?

All of them

metlarcturus wrote:

d) Can dinosaurs respawn after being killed? If they can, how does that work (i.e. do all dead dinosaurs spawn at the beginning of their turn)?

All o.... er, I mean, yeah, Dinosaurs spawn at the start of their turn then they move on that same turn.  It's stated in there, but certainly could be made more clear.  I have a habit of writing rules so they make sense to me, and polishing them up after a week or so of feedback.  So expect that soon.

metlarcturus wrote:

e) "Thugs will move towards the closest non-Thug target with the lowest Health that they can see." Are they prioritizing low health or distance? That is, if a thug can see a 4 health target 2 hexes away and a 1 health target 6 hexes away, which one will he move toward?I'm looking forward to trying this out!

<strike>First distance, then Health.  Also will make this more clear.</strike>
EDIT: This is not true anymore :O

 

Thanks for the questions! More feedback is always good.

EDIT: I'm also working on a way to scale with number of Heroes, so you probably won't always spawn all the raptors and humans every time, but for now it seems to work well enough.


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Cool. That's nice and straightforward.


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I've updated the scenario a little bit.  I fixed some formatting and how the rules sectioned out for hopefully more clarity.

Mostly, though, I pretty completely redid how the villians move and act.  They each have a different 'flavor' now.

The T-Rex goes after the biggest target he can see.
The Raptors now use pack hunting and go after whomever hurt them last.
Thugs pick off the weakest targets around, usually Civilians.

The idea was to give the villain targets some differentiation and more character.

If you have a chance to give this scenario a try, please let me know how it goes for you!! :D

 

Dino Riot (v 1.1)