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John Amenta

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Received USE yesterday and began reading the rules today. Just wondering if I'm the only one who thinks the rules are remarkably well written? I mean - I've become so use to reading rules without examples, or references, or are poorly worded, that it comes as almost a shock to find rules that are written very very well.

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DanteEdmundo wrote:
Received USE yesterday and began reading the rules today. Just wondering if I'm the only one who thinks the rules are remarkably well written? I mean - I've become so use to reading rules without examples, or references, or are poorly worded, that it comes as almost a shock to find rules that are written very very well.

Kudos to Vasta.


Thanks, John. Did you intend to post this on the Unconditional Surrender! World War 2 in Europe page rather than this USCB one?

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svasta wrote:
DanteEdmundo wrote:
Received USE yesterday and began reading the rules today. Just wondering if I'm the only one who thinks the rules are remarkably well written? I mean - I've become so use to reading rules without examples, or references, or are poorly worded, that it comes as almost a shock to find rules that are written very very well.

Kudos to Vasta.


Thanks, John. Did you intend to post this on the Unconditional Surrender! World War 2 in Europe page rather than this USCB one?

Sal


I just realized my mistake! Then read this comment after. I'll see if I can move the comment to intended forum. surprise Be glad I ain't writing any rules! Thanks Sal for a great game.
 
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After having played a game of this (finished yesterday), the comment is duly appropriate for this PNP game, as well. Very clearly written rules . . . and also why I prefer thorough rules over concise ones. The concepts of this game are not overly complicated, but they are unique, and the extra attention to word choice and formatting really pays off. I had *ZERO* questions during my play of the game. The rulesbook answered them all.
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Thanks, Chris.

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One of the best-written rulebooks - if not the best - I have ever read. It is clear and precise. Congratulations to the author. One minor objection regarding the rulebook (Designer Edition) is that some paragraphs headlines (as 5.2 or 5.3.1) are the last line of a column; this is what in typesetting is called "an orphan".
 
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Gracias, Carlos.

The orphans in the Designer's Edition is due to it being in MS Word and I am too lazy to scroll through the file to add/remove lines or spacing before/after paragraphs to remove them from existing. It is time consuming and I try to maintain three versions of the rulebook.

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