Official CoCulator

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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby topi » Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:54 pm

Using straight CoCulator, that would be a lot cheaper.
2*SL == 18
2*JL == 12
.50 hmg == 10 (I'd add at least few points for it being hmg, so say 14)
3*60mm == 12
2*mmg == 20
For total of 76 pnts -> rating of -2 without jeeps, assuming regular and 5CD
Not a lot, but then again that platoon is very fragile and not very mobile in rough terrain.
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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Sapper » Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:29 pm


How would you apply the CoCulator to the case of the German Sdkfz 7/1 20mm Quad AA cannon mounted on a halftrack...with unarmoured cab ? I picked one up to use with Bolt Action, but since abandoning BA for CoC have not been able to use it.

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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Richard » Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:42 am

Morning all

Right, back from Antwerp and now ready to address the issues of unit costs. I think the best place to start is to begin is with the lists in the main rule book. I have crunched the numbers and these now come out thus:

Infantry Platoon Regular = 0
Infantry Platoon Green = -5

Panzer Grenadier Platoon Regular = +3
Panzer Grenadier Platoon = +9

Fallschirmjager Platoon Regular = +5
Fallschirmjager Platoon Elite = +12

Notes on German forces: On reflection I have decided to stick with the original list where a leader with an SMG add +1 (rather than +2) and there is no cost for rifles and pistols. I did toy with the idea of an uplift of one list value for units with more than five LMGs, but on reflection I think we are better off sticking to the formula and not making adjustments.

Infantry Platoon where the Lieutenant has a pistol = -1
If the officer has a Sten or Thompson then this increases to 0

Motor Rifle Platoon = -1

Airborne Platoon = +9

Infantry Platoon = -1

Armored Rifle Platoon = +2

Parachute Infantry Platoon = +4

Notes on US forces: In the infantry platoon the BAR team should have ONE crew and two riflemen. Their list is costed accordingly.

Infantry Platoon Green = -7
Infantry Platoon Regular = -3

Tank Rider Platoon Regular = -2
Tank Rider Platoon = +2

All of which is true too the original CoCulator. This means, of course, that I will need to work through all of the lists thus far provided and recost them. I am going to work on that today.

We are also close, weeks away, from completing the master armour list for the entire war. This covers the following countries:

Free French
Vichy France
Italy RSI
Italy Co-belligernet
Japanese clients
New zealand
The Phillipines
Soviet Union
South Africa
Spain (Blue Division)
United Kingdom

This will cover ALL vehicles, including soft-skins and the much awaited stuff like LRDG and SAS vehicles. However, you will not have to wait for that for the lists which have been issued thus far, we will have them done this week with any inconsistencies ironed out of them.

Any questions or comments, please do shout.

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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Truscott Trotter » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:00 am

Thanks Rich the master armour lost sounds good - need any help proof-reading the Soviets give me a yell
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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Seret » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:31 am

Thanks Rich, this is brilliant.
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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby jafo » Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:40 am

Daft question and my apologies if I've missed it - What's the Coculator cost for a superior junior leader? e.g. The Sergentes in an Italian Fuclieri platoon?
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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Nick B » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:45 am

Thanks Rich - great stuff.

Any chance you could publish the lists from the the books as pdfs with the correct force ratings, please?


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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Truscott Trotter » Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:51 am

Good idea Nick then the typos in the arsenals could be fixed too?
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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby john de terre neuve » Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:08 am

Republishing the lists as pdf's with corrections would be great idea.

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Re: Official CoCulator

Postby Archdukek » Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:32 am

Many thanks for all the effort you are putting into this Rich. As ever the "After Care" service from TFL is second to none. Many other rules authors would have ignored our mutterings.
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