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New to MERCs
« on: April 22, 2014, 03:24:19 PM »
So I got into MERCs following the successful KS for recon.  While I wait i'd like to be somewhat productive in prepping for TT when it arrives (next year :()....

So I have a decent game table, but need to add terrain. 

How much terrain do I need?  2 pieces per sqft? 

Also is there anything that I should consider purchasing additionally?   i've heard mention of plastic cards?  etc

Lastly the MERCS vanilla forum is pretty dead, so is BGGs, is there somewhere active that has discussions for nubs like myself?


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Re: New to MERCs
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2014, 01:06:14 AM »
Terrain will greatly influence the type of game you are having. More terrain means more cover
and moving from cover to cover which makes it harder to hit. My feeling is more terrain is better, simply
because it will be a rather static game without terrain. 

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Re: New to MERCs
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2014, 09:03:26 PM »
Don't forget the game heavily lends to 2d terrain also.
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