LOTS - OTS Principle

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This article is part of Warmachine University's Learn Objectives, Tactics, & Strategy (LOTS) series, which is "Advanced Training" aimed at players who understand the rules, and now want to improve their gameplay.
(See also Basic Training and Intermediate Training.)
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I named the advanced training "Learning OTS" because I think this principle is very important.

There is a hierarchy:

  • Objective - What you are trying to do.
  • Tactics - How you are going to do it.
  • Strategy - Why are you doing it.

Everything choice you make in a game should start at Strategy and flow backwards from there. Unfortunately it is very easy to start at an Objective and get tunnel vision from there.

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