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I agree with your assessment though one thing I like about 'computerized' board game is on rule enforcement, especially for less 'serious' gamers that may not fully know the rule book by heart. Yeah that contradicts a bit on #5 but some computerized games allows some rule relaxation.
I'm sure there are some security there but my US friends gotta realize the serg at arms who shoot the gunman is the dude who carries a decorative mace, leading politicians walking into the parliment with a funny hat. No disrespect but all kudos to him for the response but my point is that, this stuff ALMOST NEVER happen here and hence there's little need for people carrying machines guns walking around the parliment ground.