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Firing at droids

Discussion in 'Games: CCG, TCG, and Boardgames' started by jedioutcastrules, Jun 22, 2002.

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  1. jedioutcastrules

    jedioutcastrules Jedi Youngling

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    When you fire a weapon at a droid without armor, do you use 0 as a defense value?
     
  2. jedioutcastrules

    jedioutcastrules Jedi Youngling

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    This is a CCG question by the way.
     
  3. Artie-Deco

    Artie-Deco Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Yes. Unless it has armor, a droid has a defense value of 0.
     
  4. jedioutcastrules

    jedioutcastrules Jedi Youngling

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    So non armor droids are basically useless right?
     
  5. Artie-Deco

    Artie-Deco Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Worthless?? No. Many droids (like Threepio With His Parts Showing) have other uses which can help in battle or outside of battle.

     
  6. jedioutcastrules

    jedioutcastrules Jedi Youngling

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    Until they get hit with basically any weapon.
     
  7. Artie-Deco

    Artie-Deco Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Yes, but there are ways around it. Droids w/o armor generally have no presence either, so a droid by itself can not be battled. If they can't be battled, they can't be shot - watch out for Snipers, though.

    Also, put a droid on a starfighter. It can't be shot there. It can even be a landed starfighter, which can't be targeted by any character weapon.

    There's lots of things you can do with your droids if you're worried about losing them in battle.

     
  8. jedioutcastrules

    jedioutcastrules Jedi Youngling

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    Yeah but I was wondering about 2x7pr or something like that in special edition(it makes your imperials and aliens at same site power + 2 and immune to attrition < 3 under night conditions). I just realized he would be easy to destroy
     
  9. BigPoppaJabba

    BigPoppaJabba Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Chances are your opponent will be more worried about the imperials and aliens that are getting +2 power. The Droid is just as useless with no characters to make +2 power. And if the other characters are gone, the droid has no presence, and the opponent can drain away.
     
  10. Red84

    Red84 SWCCG Content Mgr. (Card Games) star 4 VIP

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    Pesky things like droids with no defense value or Talz are very valuable. Because if they're shooting at those characters, then they're not (usually) gonna be firing at Obi or Vader or whoever is important at that time :)
     
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