JimHackerMP wrote:just out of curiosity, how many games of ROR have you played before? How many in person vesus how many online?)
Well, I suppose I've played about a dozen games over the years, mostly some years ago, when it was still AH's game. I remember when I first saw the AH game and it really grieved me, because while I was in grad school I had been designing a game of Rome around the political side of things, rather than just another military game. I suppose that came about because I was doing my graduate work in ancient art history and ancient history, so Rome was always on my mind.
So, I got the game and taught it to my gaming group and we proceeded to play. I also did a few games on Redscape when they first introduced it. Afraid I don't recall who I was back then.
Looking through the LR, it looks pretty close to the original game with more explanations. I've also learned that there are two sets of Living Rules: one for AH and one for VG. And it appears the ACTS setup is also based on the AH game.
By the way, I downloaded VASSAL and some RoR modules and trying to figure out how this system works. Have you used it for RoR or other games? I checked out the Caesar at Alesia mod and it looked pretty nice. Sorry, getting off topic.