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June 25th, 2019, 12:48
Originally Posted by Maylander View Post
I pretty much always prefer RT or RTwP over TB in RPGs. I'm one of few people that play M&M 6-8 exclusively real time, and Arcanum mostly real time. Usually when I truly enjoy TB combat, it has a HoMM3 style "auto resolve" for trash fights. Otherwise, they tend to bore me out of my mind.
I think that's exactly the mindset of RTwP vs TB. If you want to control and maximize everything, RTwP is a mess and you hit pause multiple times per gametime-second and it becomes slower than real turn based.
And unless I have some kind of auto-heal after each combat I would always want to try to maximize it. That's also why I'd never use any auto-resolve as the result is never as good as someone a player could do by himself. I'd also never use any auto-gouvernor in my Civilization Cities, or AI to handle my RTwP characters.
That's accepting a subpar result.
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