Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars, where you will be forced to drift aimlessly farther into the vast, empty abyss of space until a lack of food, water and oxygen causes you to succumb to Death's cold embrace.
Well, I really like the change in the rule to the defending player has the initiative rather than the 'home' player. I think it should make it into a much more interesting game.That's the same as 1775 and 1754. 1812 is the anomaly here.