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by Archdukek
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Effect of pinning on a leader
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Effect of pinning on a leader

Hi Andy,
Yes I would agree. I’d forgotten that 14.2 means that Leaders do suffer a consequence if the unit they are with is pinned or breaks. Although in the case of a break they can then detach themselves subsequently.

John
by Archdukek
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Infamy, Infamy!
Topic: Infamy Cards
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: Infamy Cards

Hi William, As far as I am aware there is no limit on the number of Infamy cards you can hold in your hand. There is a limit on how many you start with either 1 normally or 2 in a Civil War (see page 31). This can be increased up to 3 if you are playing the Infamy Campaign (page 31 & 96) Otherwise y...
by Archdukek
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Charging a unit to the flank
Replies: 13
Views: 671

Re: Charging a unit to the flank

Anythingbuta1 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:07 pm
I don't have the rules at work but isn't there something about aiming at the centre of the unit being charged.
Yes there is but it’s qualified and actually says “the lead charge unit should aim for the nearest point or middle of the target unit”. (Point 2, p 40)

John
by Archdukek
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Effect of pinning on a leader
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Effect of pinning on a leader

Leaders aren’t affected by Shock so can’t be pinned. However, it’s unlikely that you would want to detach a Junior Leader from his unit, you need him there to reduce the Shock. You might want to detach and move a Senior Leader which will cost you a Command Initiative. A barrage is different and will...
by Archdukek
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: General d'Armee
Topic: Charging a unit to the flank
Replies: 13
Views: 671

Re: Charging a unit to the flank

Only DB can give you a definitive answer on the rules, but for what it’s worth I would agree with Ricky that from your description this would seem to be a legal charge. It does however critically depend on the relative position of the two units at the point that the charge is declared. The rules spe...
by Archdukek
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Pickett's Charge
Topic: Horse Artillery
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Horse Artillery

My understanding is similar to siggian and the difference is in name only as the author says on page 17. Horse artillery, whose men were mounted, were simply field artillery batteries attached to cavalry units. Their mounts giving them some greater strategic mobility but tactically they would operat...
by Archdukek
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: Withdrawing at the end of the turn?
Replies: 4
Views: 584

Re: Withdrawing at the end of the turn?

Hi Darren, I don’t think it is heretical to put ideas up for discussion which you think will improve the game. However, in this instance I think you are confusing different concepts from different rules. As you say, both Chain of Command and Sharp Practice have mechanisms which can introduce a signi...
by Archdukek
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Pickett's Charge
Topic: Reforming Skirmisher and Fog of War
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Reforming Skirmisher and Fog of War

Since I don’t use Fog of War cards this situation has never arisen. For what it’s worth my take would be that since skirmishers can only reform behind a friendly close order unit, you would need to place that unit on the table from its Fog of War card when the skirmishers fall back behind it. They c...
by Archdukek
Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Activations vs. Uncontrolled
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Activations vs. Uncontrolled

A unit always requires to be activated to fire effective Controlled or Uncontrolled Volleys. So if the Leader uses his Command Initiative to do something else other than activate the unit to bring it back under Control, the unit is considered to be still firing uncontrolled but it’s fire is ineffect...
by Archdukek
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Cold War rules shown on twitter
Replies: 3
Views: 342

Re: Cold War rules shown on twitter

There is a FaceBook Group set up to playtest a Chain of Command Up Over the Rhine variant for the Cold War. That might be what the Twitter discussion was about. Here’s a link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/4753391 ... ?ref=share

John