In this episode of Podcast: The Wreckening the crew talks about playing RPGs with battle maps and miniatures.
- Pros and cons of using battle maps and minis
- Better tactical experience for players
- Total player control of combat
- Helps with visualization
- Maps can help with immersion
- Collecting and painting minis is fun!
- Makes combat into a tabletop war game
- Provides players with information that their characters might not have the background to exploit
- Can break immersion
- Requires significant prep time
- More stuff to transport
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