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Mr Martyn Inactive Member21 Jan 2013 1:05 p.m. PST


I've had the game a few years, and even bought the 2nd edition when it was released. However, I had my first game a few weeks ago and I'm not entirely sure how the order system works. Would be grateful if someone could answer the following questions (also, if anyone could point me to where this is stated in the rules, I would be doubly grateful).

1. If you order a brigade to engage/assault a specific brigade, and another enemy brigade goes across your front, what happens re order priorities? Do you engage/assault this new brigade, as they are a more immediate threat?

2. Are orders declared i.e. should your opponent know what your orders are?

3. Under ANY orders, can at least 1 unit "step back"?

4. Under engage, it says that the brigade advances at a speed set out by the brigade general; what does this mean?

5. Once you have engaged an enemy, do you automatically go onto hold orders?

6. If you are engaging/assaulting another brigade, does at least 1 unit have to move forward? What if you want everyone to change formation? Do you simply have to perform some form of "move" action in order to satisfy the requirements?

7. Where does it say in the ruleset that a brigade/CinC general can only rally off a DP if the unit is stationary?

Many thanks


Eclaireur22 Jan 2013 1:46 p.m. PST

You've been answered on the BG forum Martyn.

historygamer23 Jan 2013 8:37 a.m. PST

Oh come on, share with the rest of us. :-)

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