Morten Monrad Pedersen
Robert Leonhard wrote:
Thanks for answers, folks. A related question: when I played recently against two automas with Scythekick, they just completely destroyed me in scoring. I felt the entire game that I was lagging way behind as they gobbled up the board, keeping me from the Factory, and scoring stars so fast I could hardly get one or two before the game was over. I was using the Automa (standard) difficulty. I was attempting to act in the most efficient ways I could figure out, so as not to waste turns. But it wasn't even close.
Do you normally beat the Automa level? Any hints on how best to manage them?
In answer to a question I saw here--yes, Scythekick tells you where to move the non-player pieces each turn. It is one of the most helpful features. It also draws cards for each turn, and for each combat.
There's a learning curve, so I suggest starting at Autometta difficulty and move on to Automa once you get a comfortable win.