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Old 29 Jun 2008, 08:35   #1 (permalink)
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when i am playing warhammer games i have this problem that i get distracted from the game/bored/side tracked onto something completely different all because i have a low atention span. Which results in me loosing battles. What I was wondering was on ways of combatting this. Please help me
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Old 29 Jun 2008, 09:08   #2 (permalink)
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Look at your opponents moves. Talk to your opponent, that way, you'll distract him in place of yourself and you'll pay attention to hi moves.

Of course, talk to him in a friendly manner, rudeness has no place in 40k.
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Do you play with friends or people you don't know?
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Old 29 Jun 2008, 13:53   #4 (permalink)
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friends, even with that i still get distracted/bored and my mind wonders
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Old 29 Jun 2008, 20:58   #5 (permalink)
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Ritalin.

On a more serious note, the better you and your opponent get at 40k, the less looking up rules, puzzling out what to do, and so forth will happen. Thus, the games will move quicker, and it'll be more interesting. So your problem will partially solve itself with times.
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Old 03 Jul 2008, 20:05   #6 (permalink)
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Watch your opponent, and, if he'll let you, look through his codex/army lists. Try to figure out what he's doing and stop it.
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Old 03 Jul 2008, 21:30   #7 (permalink)
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i used to have the same problem as you, the way i combatted it was to turn off distracting things like TVs etc.

also i tend to think about the battle in fluff terms, if you imagine what each move would be like in real life, each combat etc. it makes the game more interesting (however i am very weird like this).

pay attention to what your enemy is doing, so you can react to his moves, and change your plan accordingly, plan your next move during his turn. this usually makes the time pass.

but in general its as Tyndmyr says, the better you get the faster the game goes and the less time you have to have your mind wander.


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Use painted models.
That really worked for me.
And a modelled board
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