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by MLB
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Support List Question
Replies: 25
Views: 5824

Re: Support List Question

Very unlikely. A patrol is really just that, some unannounced reconnaissance to feel out for the enemy. In a CoC setting this is the perfect platoon/squad level activity. I'd limit support to mobile elements likely to travel with the platoons. What makes this enjoyable is a normally fairly ineffecti...
by MLB
Thu Nov 17, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Going tactical
Replies: 31
Views: 6930

Re: Going tactical

Also keep in mind that going tactical comes at a cost, in terms of your ability to return fire (in the sense you can't be in Overwatch), throw grenades, or use a section AT weapon etc. So it involves a tactical choice. Of course, not much choice when you are pinned, but the option for infantry to go...
by MLB
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Support List Question
Replies: 25
Views: 5824

Re: Support List Question

I think you also need to give some thought to your scenario. While the lists give you a lot of options, what is your scenario trying to reflect? The British did not use the Matilda as a patrol or recce vehicle, it is an infantry support tank (and a very slow mover), so very unlikely to be in a patro...
by MLB
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Scout Team -Panzerfaust
Replies: 72
Views: 10266

Re: Scout Team -Panzerfaust

Or as was my case with the Winter Storm scenario, just trying to make sure I was maximizing how I made use of all the supports defined in the scenario.
by MLB
Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Scout Team -Panzerfaust
Replies: 72
Views: 10266

Re: Scout Team -Panzerfaust

We played it that the ambush wasn't possible as the two satchel charges were provided as supports in this scenario and not part of a specific 'team' (from Winter Storm pack), however we thought it was a bit of a grey area, hence the question.
by MLB
Tue Nov 15, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Scout Team -Panzerfaust
Replies: 72
Views: 10266

Re: Scout Team -Panzerfaust

Sorry to bring this thread back to life, but it came up in a game last night with regard to satchel charges. As a satchel charge requires a movement to place, would it be possible to form a two man team for the ambush and have one man make the attempt to move (2D6) and place the charge? If possible ...
by MLB
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Grenades and light mortars vs vehicles
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Re: Grenades and light mortars vs vehicles

siggian wrote:You can be 4" from the open-topped armoured vehicle, so with the -6, you can throw into the vehicle on a 10-12.
Also to clarify, at 4" wouldn't you need to roll a base of 5 to hit as you need to roll 'greater' than the range in inches? Is that how others play it, or do they round fractions down?
by MLB
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Grenades and light mortars vs vehicles
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Re: Grenades and light mortars vs vehicles

Thanks, but the rule book in 9.2 talks about -4 for an open topped vehicle and -6 for an open tank turret. The example on pag 41 talks about -4 for an open topped armoured car which seems to me to be the same as say the opened top turret of an M10 Achilles. Am I then making too great a leap in assum...
by MLB
Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Grenades and light mortars vs vehicles
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Grenades and light mortars vs vehicles

A couple of questions popped up in a game last night. As there is no specific rule for tank commanders opening or closing hatches and assuming most AFV are buttoned up when close to an enemy, under what circumstances would you ever be using the -6 modifier to throw a grenade into a tank turret hatch...
by MLB
Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Wrath of the Gods
Replies: 21
Views: 4443

Re: Wrath of the Gods

Yes that all makes perfect sense. I guess where it was confusing is that Wrath is a little different from other national characteristics, which tend to be universal and not dependent on a support choice.