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February 15th, 2007, 14:10
Originally Posted by GothicGothicness View Post
We also have chess… while not exactly an RPG it is probably one of the most brilliant games ever made.
This is my main reason to prefer TB combat.

However, Companies, that are desiggnated in making much profits, and thus selling lots and lots of units, won't want to try to sell games like Chess. Chess simply doesn't sell.

But still - it is one of the deepedst games ever made. Everyone knows chess, but no-one actually plays it. Instead, they use other board games.

This might sound weird, but I was trying to use Chess and board games in general as kind of an analogy to TB games and RT games.

Everyone knows what turn-based combat is, but still no-one plays it.

What are the reasons for that ?

- laziness ?
- no adrenaline ?
- no wish to "think deep" ?
- general distaste of thinking, pondering on things ?

I don't know, but these *could* answers explaining why someone doesn't like turn-based games (like Chess).
Or, to put it the other way round : These are the points which are more or less typical for turn-based games.

I still wonder whether RT games are rather popular among a younger generation than TB games … ?

(Sorry if everything reads a bit weird: By brain has not properly booted up. )
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