Re: [Epic] Problems with the old system

From: Brett Hollindale <agro_at_...>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 1997 08:22:02 GMT

At 01:30 AM 25/1/97 -0800, you wrote:
>We have two house rules related to the skimmer topic.
>1) Skimmers can only popup as high as their advance move. This means a
>skimmer does not automatically have line of sight on everything on the
>board. We check line of sight by means of a string or pen laserlight
>from the greatest height. If the target is still hidden by intervening
>terrain, no shot.
>2) We give a -1 hit modifier to vehicles or stands that meet both of the
>following conditions:
>a)The targeted stand or vehicle is positioned against the side of a
>building, and
>b)The building provides cover for 50% or more of the facing of the
>targeted stand or
>vehicle. In other words, if you can only see half (or less) of the
>target, it gets the partial coverage modifier. If it looks close, we
>give it the modifier. Scale is after all, loosely applied to Epic

We use house rule 1 above, but if a unit is more than half covered we
wouldn't let you shoot at it (or it at you, naturally...)

Received on Fri Jan 24 1997 - 08:22:02 UTC

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