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300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Ross Figurepainting on Fri Jul 17, 2015 10:00 am

There seems to be fans of both points systems and a poll seems fairest way to decide.  If 350 points gets most votes there will be a follow up poll to decide if it will be 1+ commands or 2+ commands.

Poll will run for 10 days.

Please only vote if you are attending.

All entries need to be confirmed and paid for with the organiser ASAP
Email Richard Waring - competition@worldwargaming.co.uk


If you don't confirm soon we might lose our tables.
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by jeztodd on Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:48 pm

Ross - thanks I voted 350 as preference but happy to play anything. Will get my entry in to Richard ASAP
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:06 pm

Hi Ross - could I suggest not complicating things by having a second poll? no-one as far as I am aware has suggested 350 with 1 command - I have not heard of that being played, and the "normal" 350 format is 2+ commands
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by dadiepiombo on Fri Jul 17, 2015 9:12 pm

voted 300 as easier to bring with me in plane In case I will ask for few bases (any late medieval is ok)
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Aurelius on Sun Jul 19, 2015 4:56 pm

Hi Ross,

Voted 350pts. My understanding of the original idea of the 350 point format in a tournament, was that it should be a minimum of two commands. A single command would be too large to break within the normal tournament time frame. The extra points, and minimum two commands, makes more interesting play possibilities, while keeping the games short.

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by GamesPoet on Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:00 pm

Since I won't be attending, I haven't voted, but very interested in seeing how this poll turns out.

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Black Bart on Tue Jul 21, 2015 9:00 pm

Hi All

I've voted 300pts. It may be a bit controversial but I really don't understand what the extra 50pts and the command make, apart from some armies become very brittle.

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by jeztodd on Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:17 pm

Classic - currently standing at 4 votes each! Still assume this means that we have 8 players who have paid up for the tournament so good news will all be going ahead and we have the tables reserved - can we sweet talk the Derby organiser so we are not near the side door and getting all the drafts!

I am looking forward to either 300 or 350 points games - not played for a while so have to get some practice games in. As has already been commented on IF we do decide on 350 then was assuming this would be at the standard competition rules so 2 commands plus.

Although remember last year at 350 points, Fraser had his 3 commands with one command under charismatic general coming in as a flank attack - oh sorry hope I have not given away the planned strategy for this year????

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:21 am

One of the reasons I like 350 is it gives much more scope for flank marches. If it stays at 300 I would expect some Hussites to appear
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by frazer on Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:48 am

curses ken and jez

my cunning plan for flank marching war wagons down the pan!!!

no cheesy armies this year for me....so no el cid or irish!


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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:01 pm

Hmm - flank marching war wagons...........
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by GamesPoet on Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:10 pm

Interesting the vote is currently at 4 and 4.

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:52 pm

Paul D is voting 350 but his email is kaput this weekend so he cant log on - he forgot his password i think
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Eddie Longshanks on Sun Aug 02, 2015 7:38 am

350 points for me thanks

Paul

Edit.. How do you vote on this thing?

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by GamesPoet on Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:02 pm

Maybe the time period for voting has run out?

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:31 pm

Na - Paul is just a Klutz as far as the net is concerned - he just missed the button. I'll explain it to him next time he is here
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Eddie Longshanks on Sun Aug 02, 2015 5:28 pm

That would explain it. Wink

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Sun Aug 02, 2015 6:45 pm

I stand corrected - Paul says he tried but the poll is closed
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by GamesPoet on Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:51 pm

Bummer.

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:22 pm

Hardly an issue - I'm sure Ross wont overrule a clear 5-4 majority. More of an issue is we may have an odd number of players ?? That assumes everyone comming has voted of course
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by GamesPoet on Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:34 am

Ah! Well its certainly not the end of the world. And then there's that old saying about assumptions. ; )

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Cyrus The Adequate on Tue Aug 04, 2015 6:49 am

Clearly not everyone has voted - Ross has 13 entries with Paul making 14 (phew- even numbers)

Looking at the names we seem to be missing some stalwart Welsh and Scots so hopefully they may be just late entries
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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by GamesPoet on Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:10 pm

Yep, 4 to 4 seemed light, besides the idea of not everyone probably being a member of this forum anyway.

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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Ross Figurepainting on Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:01 am

4-4 split! Typical Smile
Now if it had been 26% in favour of one of the options we could have called it a mandate.
Based on the comments above it seems 5-4 in favour of 350 pts with 2 commands.
Sorry Lorenzo, you will have to put an extra case in the luggage.
Sorry I missed all the comments. The notifications havent been coming through for some reason and Roger gave me a nudge.
I will get everything updated and confirmed asap.

Lorenzo - please confirm yourself and however many flying with you







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Re: 300 or 350 points for Derby?

Post by Ross Figurepainting on Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:01 am

4-4 split! Typical Smile
Now if it had been 26% in favour of one of the options we could have called it a mandate.
Based on the comments above it seems 5-4 in favour of 350 pts with 2 commands.
Sorry Lorenzo, you will have to put an extra case in the luggage.
Sorry I missed all the comments. The notifications havent been coming through for some reason and Roger gave me a nudge.
I will get everything updated and confirmed asap.

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