On Mar 31, 2009, at 12:28 AM, Rob Bryan wrote:
So, I think second-builder-plays-first is more balanced, and a good answer for tournaments, blood feuds, etc. But I'm not sure I'd want to play that way every time because it makes things more predictable.
If you want to reduce predictability, why not have each player build their homeworld behind a screen with simultaneous reveal, so no player has the benefit of reaction? (Caveat: I haven't figured out how to play yet, so take my suggestion with a block of salt.)