So strategy and tactics are the two most important aspects of Heroclix. One could argue that figures are more important, but if you're playing to win, then it's strategy and tactics. I've seen World Championship teams copied verbatim at local venues and get crushed. Why did they get crushed? The player may have had all the pieces, but did not use them correctly. So with that in mind, here are some general principles I follow to maximize my winning potential. Some notes:
So a lot of people ask about team building around here, and so do I from time to time. For example:
"How would this theme team do?"
"How do I counter so-and-so?"
"What are the essential powers for a winning team?"
"Which team should I use for this scenario?"
Truth be told, these questions don't have any definitive answers. Sure, one can state that XYZ combination counters Starro, prob control, outwit, and perplex...
I guess I'm writing this because so many people have ticked me off and I've ticked a number of people off during tournaments. So here's my list of guidelines. If you can prove that I'm duplicating a lot of stuff you've posted to a forum, I will gladly rep you. I'll divide things into different categories to make this easier.
-If it's not your local, regular venue, call ahead. Make sure the posted website times are accurate, ask for a point total, ask...
Due to a number of recent one-sided trade offers, I've decided to write down my thought process of offering, accepting, and decling trades. Names will remain anonymous.
Here's a hypothetical situation.
---I have a Crisis SR Spectre. The buyout on ebay listed is around $35. You may be able to find one for cheaper, but I'm using buyout prices for this piece. He's up for trade. Someone offers me a SR Volstagg. That's a buyout of $30. Assuming same shipping costs,...