[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Thud. Link to variant invented by Trevor Truran in association with Terry Pratchett. (15x15, Cells: 164) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Larry Smith wrote on 2005-10-31 UTCThe Dwarf player will definitely lose a lot of pieces in the opening game. It is almost impossible to take down a Troll with single Dwarf. You need to hurl them. Thus forming up packs of Dwarves will help. Lines of Dwarves is not enough, you need at least a 2x2 block of them. Trolls have a significant advantage if they operate together. So the Dwarf player should sacrifice a few in order to bring them out for the kill. But as the field opens up, it gets more difficult for the Troll player to catch those running Dwarves. Chances are that the Dwarves will be able to wipe out the Trolls, but it will take some serious positioning for the Trolls to wipe out the Dwarves. So the Dwarf player, with proper tactics, should be able to maintain a sufficient force to win the game.