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JSears12 Aug 2017 4:43 p.m. PST

Thanks for the previous round of help folks, I've got another phrasing issue that is stumping me.

My rules have several standard phase (shoot, melee) but I have one phase in which units can move or rally (ie; they can dash across some open ground OR try to get their unit in order if they've come under fire, taken some wounds, need to reload weapons, etc.). I'm currently calling it the "Ready Phase", which is fairly dull and doesn't really describe what is happening during the phase.

What would you call that phase? Are there any other games that combine movement and rallying in the same phase?

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP12 Aug 2017 4:59 p.m. PST

"Move or rally phase?"

cavcrazy12 Aug 2017 5:25 p.m. PST


robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Aug 2017 6:18 p.m. PST

Movement Phase. "Units not moving may attempt to rally."

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2017 1:23 a.m. PST

I agree with robert piepenbrink – or you could make rallying a separate phase from reorganize. This would give yo the option of allowing the best troops a chance to 'rally' while advancing, for example?

Just my tuppence worth tho'

Andy ONeill13 Aug 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

Move or rally makes a lot of sense if rallying can include re-ordering ranks or the like.
In which case one phase is simpler than two.

RudyNelson14 Aug 2017 8:37 a.m. PST

If need be, a phase can consist of different segments depending on your activity order.

Gnu200014 Aug 2017 11:12 a.m. PST

Activation phase

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