Official Rules Clarifications

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Re: Official Rules Clarifications

Post by Krieghund » Fri May 09, 2014 8:33 am

Craig A Yope wrote:Just seems a bit off though. The ability to ignore the subs when coming into a seazone for an amphib isn't reciprocated in this situation of the response.
The subs can only be ignored because they, by themselves, don't make the sea zone hostile. When defending air units are scrambled into the sea zone, it becomes hostile due to their presence, so the subs can no longer be ignored.

It goes back to the principle that subs can only be ignored during movement, not during combat. When the amphibious assault is declared, the attacking units move into the sea zone and choose to ignore the subs, avoiding sea combat altogether. However, when the defender scrambles, a combat situation is created, and the subs, being in the same sea zone, are drawn into it and can no longer be ignored.
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Re: Official Rules Clarifications

Post by Craig A Yope » Mon May 12, 2014 12:18 pm

Thanks for the reminder.

Just out of practice with this rule set so I need to probably limit my "help". Tough habit to break though.

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Re: Official Rules Clarifications

Post by Caractacus » Fri May 16, 2014 3:51 am

Krieghund wrote:
Craig A Yope wrote:Just seems a bit off though. The ability to ignore the subs when coming into a seazone for an amphib isn't reciprocated in this situation of the response.
The subs can only be ignored because they, by themselves, don't make the sea zone hostile. When defending air units are scrambled into the sea zone, it becomes hostile due to their presence, so the subs can no longer be ignored.

It goes back to the principle that subs can only be ignored during movement, not during combat. When the amphibious assault is declared, the attacking units move into the sea zone and choose to ignore the subs, avoiding sea combat altogether. However, when the defender scrambles, a combat situation is created, and the subs, being in the same sea zone, are drawn into it and can no longer be ignored.
Fine by the rules, but it really is an oddity that unengaged subs are LESS able to interfere in an amphibious invasion than when being attacked...
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Re: Official Rules Clarifications

Post by jasmar40 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:21 pm

So how can Italy lose all 10 IPC points through convoy disruption in sz 97?

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Re: Official Rules Clarifications

Post by Elrood » Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:17 am

Can a russian infantry on a UK Transport make a amphibious assault during russias turn? e.g. to capture italian somali land?

Or can it only be unloaded during the non combat phase?

Edit: found it myself in the RB..

An attacking land unit can assault a coastal territory from an ally’s transport, but only on the attacking land unit owner’s turn.

nevermind then :)

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