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I am trying some rules amendments

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I am trying some rules amendments

Post by switze01 on Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:19 pm

Here they are ...
All long ranges doubled but other ranges the same.
Light artillery (c) move as per existing rules
Medium artillery .. can pivot up to 90 % but not fire
To move must limber which takes one turn then move at 1s
Heavy artillery … can pivot up to 45% but not fire
To move must limber and pass a discipline test which takes a move then move at 1s but
Must pass a discipline test each time.

This should counteract the range increase and make the artillery more realistically slow.
If massed units are disordered the its -2 dice not 1.
Fire as muskets with – for shooting as cuirasses as pistols
Units 5 strong with no firing reductions
Stakes for longbow take 2 turns to emplace one to remove and cancel enemy impetus


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Re: I am trying some rules amendments

Post by stecal on Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:01 pm

Looks good.  Doubling the artillery ranges is a must.  Muskets probably can fire too far - max range should be 3 instead of 4.  These aren't rifles!

Still concerned about a few other game problems - mainly VBU 7 & 8 units that are nearly impervious to gun fire, esp with cheap upgrades that allow rerolling sixes in CTs.


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