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November 20th, 2009, 04:42
First off, what kind of feel are you going for in the combat?

As said, hex offers a bit more variety and more options when maneuvering units. It's also 'sexier' to today's gamers, not that turn based is considered sexy anymore.

If a strategic combat system is your ideal; one that brings back memories of games like Steel Panthers: World at War more than Bard's Tale, then hex might be the way to go.

However, I don't think a square grid is any less capable, just that from a marketing standpoint, hex might be better.

As for me personally, I don't care. Even if I'm not wowed by the combat system, as long as there's plenty of other stuff to grab and keep my attention, I'll happily ignore it.
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