Originally Posted by WP2015
As a back center, 9-11
I'll start with 9 and add a pod if I ever get to my second to last pod in a point.
At MAO last year, I think I had 13 or 14
This is my formula as well. I usually play snake, so I don't carry as many pods, but 4 is my starting pod count. There have been several games I've played where I haven't even had to reload, and several where I've had as many as 7 pods going into snake. I'd rather have more than less.