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Discussion in 'Games: CCG, TCG, and Boardgames' started by Artie-Deco, Jul 19, 2002.

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  1. Shewski Jedi Master

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    Jul 12, 2002
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    It's all the same principle- we are forgetful as humans, and mistakes will be made. It is your responsibility to know all the cards and what happens. If you miss the window of opportunity, you can't go back on it. BTW, Deco is right about Lat Dmg-

    It goes into a shade of grey argument- do you have the moral right to take damage if your opponent forgets, and vice versa? That's up to you as a player. In fun games, I remind my partner and he reminds me so we can get more used to our decks. In tourney games when playing each other we don't remind our opponent of anything. That being said, if you make yourself "forget" to take Court Damage, and are not reminded by opponent, you are only cheating yourself and making yourself less of a player.
  2. Artie-Deco Jedi Knight

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    Aug 23, 2001
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    Same would go for recirculating used pile....
  3. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Jul 9, 1999
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    If you forgot, you forgot. You can't go back and change things.
  4. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Nov 15, 2002
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    Ok, Here's another one, when the superlaser destroys Hoth. Do you lose force for double ALL icons or double blue icons?

    Also, let's say the opponent lays down hoth sites with 2 blue icons and 2 red icons, do i lose those too? And would he lose any?

    Also, conceptually....the death star can't kill itself, but in here can it?
  5. Artie-Deco Jedi Knight

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    Aug 23, 2001
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    Ok, Here's another one, when the superlaser destroys Hoth. Do you lose force for double ALL icons or double blue icons?

    Light side loses Force equal to 2x the number of Light icons.

    Also, let's say the opponent lays down hoth sites with 2 blue icons and 2 red icons, do i lose those too? And would he lose any?

    Doesn't matter who deploys the sites, LS loses 2x the number of LS force icons, DS loses nothing.

    Also, conceptually....the death star can't kill itself, but in here can it?

    You can not target your own card with a weapon.

  6. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Jul 9, 1999
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    Plus Commence Primary Ignition says it can only target planets.
  7. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Oh yeah, sorry, i knew that one...shoulda thought it out ;)

  8. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    99.9% of any rules questions in this game can be answered by reading either the cards or the rules.
  9. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Nov 15, 2002
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    Yeah....But i get confused easily because i always think things through too hard.

    Ok...i have a question that can probably be answered through reading-which i tried-

    Are pilots present when they pilot a starship? and can a site be a system, i highly doubt this because of it;s definition, but i have to be sure.
  10. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Nov 15, 2002
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    Ok, this question is targeted at everyone


    How many cards-estimate-do you have?

    I personally only have about 2000 dark carda and 1500 light side cards at my disposal.
  11. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Are pilots present when they pilot a starship?

    They are present aboard the ship, but they are not present at whatever location they're at.

    and can a site be a system, i highly doubt this because of it;s definition, but i have to be sure.

    No, a site is a site, and a system is a system.
  12. Artie-Deco Jedi Knight

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    Aug 23, 2001
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    They are present aboard the ship, but they are not present at whatever location they're at.

    Keep in mind, they're "at" the location; they just aren't "present" at the location.

    Does that confuse you? Read the glossary sections "at", "present" and "prepositions" ... if you dare!!

    ;)

  13. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Ok, I get it. I have read and understand the present prepositions etc....but I got confused when i saw the card that makes it so the opponents ability from pilots at sites do not count towards battle destiny.
  14. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Pilots can be on the ground, too, you know. You don't have to actually be aboard a ship in order to be a pilot; the only requirement for being a pilot is that the character has the pilot icon.
  15. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Ok, what would be a good setup for a you can either profit by this or be destroyed? how much space should be used.?
  16. Ultima_1 Jedi Grand Master

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    May 16, 2001
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    If you want to use Tatooine Celebration, I'd use a little bit of space, otherwise, I wouldn't use any.
  17. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Profit decks tend to be strictly ground-based, because of the benefits on the 7 side, so I wouldn't put in any space at all.
  18. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Ok, I am thinking of using some rebel gaurds or something to fortify a strong defense, but then i can't run away, maybe my wookies and chewbacca can provide some support because my lack of jedi.

    Ok I have some more questions that i just need clarified because...well i am not 100% sure with all that they say.

    Ok, CONTROL, now does this cancel a force drain at one location or one entire turn of force drains?

    Also, and i can't believe i am asking this.....When a weapon says target hit if destiny +2> then defense value....does that mean if the defense value is 4 you need to get a 6? same thing with -2> I thought i knew these but i have never read anything directly addressing this matter, i've just always assumed, and you know what they say about assuming.....


    Thank you once again.
  19. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Ok, I am thinking of using some rebel gaurds or something to fortify a strong defense, but then i can't run away, maybe my wookies and chewbacca can provide some support because my lack of jedi.

    Guards are terrible. Go with other guys who can actually move.

    Ok, CONTROL, now does this cancel a force drain at one location or one entire turn of force drains?

    It only cancels one Force drain. It doesn't say it cancels a turn's worth, so it doesn't. Remember, cards only do what they say.

    Also, and i can't believe i am asking this.....When a weapon says target hit if destiny +2> then defense value....does that mean if the defense value is 4 you need to get a 6?

    No, it means you need to draw a 3 or more, because if you add 2 to 3 (or more), you get 5, which is more than the defense value of 4.

    same thing with -2> I thought i knew these but i have never read anything directly addressing this matter, i've just always assumed, and you know what they say about assuming.....

    If it's -2, then you need to draw at least a 7 in order to hit a card of defense value 4.
  20. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Well control says nothing about canceling ONE force drain, it just says cancel blah blah blah force drain.
  21. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    "cancel a Force drain." A is singular.
  22. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Well it says Cancel Sense or Alter. (Immune to Sense.) OR Cancel an Immediate or Mobile Effect (even if just deployed), or Force drain.

    I guess i was reading it to be the "AN" was only applying to the immediate or modile effect.

    Well it's still a great card.
  23. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Well, getting a better grasp of the English language is always a plus.

    Whenever there is a list of objects in a sentence preceded by an adjective or other qualifier, that adjective or qualifier applies to the entire list.

    So to stretch it out, it's an Immediate Effect, a Mobile Effect, or a Force drain.
  24. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Nov 15, 2002
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    Well technically, if it was supposed to be correct 100% English, it would have listed correctly seperated by commas and have a coordinating conjuction to tie in the force drain.

    Thus, an immediate effect, mobile effect, or force drain.
  25. NissoJape Jedi Knight

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    Nov 15, 2002
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    This conversation is irrelevant and has the option of turning ugly with the developement of the inevebility of petty retorts.


    How would i find out if there was any ccg "action" in my area? I know of one card shop that sells out of one reflections 1 box and won't host or do anything but i am having trouble finding-literally-anyone to play with.
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