ronbarry at wrote:
> The way I see it, LPS is the bane of the game.

Sort of agree with you there, though cracking lps can be fun too.

> Timercide was obviously an attempt to chip away at this
> old problem, but it was a hack - one that has stood for
> far too long, in my opinion.

I see nothing wrong with timercide.  It is simple and effective.
Changing the mechanics with complicated "shuttle" schemes or the like
isn't a good idea.