Fire from open-topped vehicles

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Re: Fire from open-topped vehicles

Postby John Thomas8 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:27 am

And sorry if I sounded a bit harsh. I understand they're all games, but I dislike "gameyness" in a game. I like how TFL rules reward actual manual tactics and don't cotton to much to rules-lawyering them to unbalancing a game.
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Re: Fire from open-topped vehicles

Postby kula66 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:53 am

No problem John. I'm still learning IABSM, but they are indeed a great set of rules.
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Re: Fire from open-topped vehicles

Postby Wien1938 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:53 pm

I recall reading that Sd.251s were used in a Das Reich account in a mobile assault, just as the poster described trying to use his. It was a risky move but allowed a PzGr unit to cross open ground fast.

So, I think it is possible but it's up to the player's sense of risk.
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Re: Fire from open-topped vehicles

Postby siggian » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:32 am

I don't think too many people have a problem with keeping your troops in a 251 in CoC if you want to. If it gets torched, you'll pay a heavy price (support wiped out, 1 or 2D6 hits on troops with a good likelihood of a JL hit as well).

I think people object to troops firing their weapons while on board and the vehicle is moving (MGs attached to the vehicle excluded). I certainly think it would be hard enough to stand and see targets, let alone shoot at them using a weapon that takes two hands to use.
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