Re: [Epic] Q&A 5 (Answered!)

From: Dirk Vormann <>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 17:38:11 +0100 (MEZ)

> > A second way is to get a detachment of guardians in wave serpents or
> > falcons. Put them on assault orders. Don't pop up to fire in the
> > shooting phase, keep hidden. Advance and unload in the assault phase to
> > firefight. Win the firefight (usually quite easily, particularly if you
> > took falcons), break the enemy. Now initiative becomes key. If you
> > lose initiative in the movement phase, pack up, retreat on assault
> > orders and try again next time (you can march if the enemy has no arty
> > or chance of catching you).
> If I'm not mistaken, a unit on assault orders must move towards the enemy
> if it wants to move in the assault phase.

Read the text carefully. It says: "in the movement phase ... retreat on
assault orders". Of course, after you have done that you have to move 5 cm
towards the enemy in the following assault phase, but that is a minor
detail in the above tactical discussion.

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