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25Mar/16

Cancer Banter

Continuing on with my learning of Carrier from Victory Games (1990), I have just tried scenario 3. This scenario is meant to teach movement of ships. Today’s carrier group” of one carrier contains 38-40 Hornets, depending on how many are being used as aerial tankers. On the third action phase of the second turn, Force 2 is located about four hexes northeast of our carrier position. The Nimitz class can handle more fixed wing aircraft, nearly 30 more, easily plenty of room everywhere, but we’ve gotten used to the 65 air craft airwing… Almost impossible for them to easily go back without a lot of pushback. At the very least, I hope this playthrough gives you a better idea of how Carrier works and you can see the elegance of its core design shine through. So far, I’ve talked about a couple of scenarios in Carrier that revolve around striking …