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by ferrency
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 27
Views: 7239

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Thanks for the clarification, Jack! That's two things we did wrong, but I'm glad to learn how to do them correctly next time.

We were playing a lot of pike battles for a while, and this situation came up a lot in a few variations.

Thanks,
Alan
by ferrency
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 27
Views: 7239

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Okay, this may be ambiguous. This applies: 64.2 If a stand starts the close combat phase with an enemy stand in flank contact or rear contact with it, the stand is said to be fighting to its flank or fighting to its rear. That stand and the contacting enemy stand are eligible for close combat. The n...
by ferrency
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 27
Views: 7239

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Hi, The loss of rear support is indeed in a different section: “Fighting to the Flank or Rear”, not Rear Support. 65.1 A stand that is fighting to its flank or rear may not receive rear support in this close combat phase. The original combat factors in my example took this into account. Unless I mis...
by ferrency
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 27
Views: 7239

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Yep, I have Rabble in the HF hoplite army pictured above; but the Alexandrian Macedonian player doesn't have that option to protect their pike.

Thanks,
Alan
by ferrency
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 27
Views: 7239

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Thanks for the confirmation that we got this all correct.

This has come up often enough that I agree: I should encourage the Pike player to cover their flanks more consistently :) The tradeoff between width vs. depth in Pike deployment makes this a necessary skill to learn.

Alan
by ferrency
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 27
Views: 7239

Column flank attack clarification

Hello! Long time listener, first time caller. As some of you know, I played a bunch of DBA several years ago; and now I'm finally transitioning to Triumph! We've been playing a lot of Classic games recently: Alexander, LA Persians, Later Hoplites, and Thracians. The rule book is excellent, so I only...
by ferrency
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Product Discussion - Ask questions and talk about WGC Products
Topic: Forum Permissions Update
Replies: 0
Views: 4364

Forum Permissions Update

Today I updated some aspects of the hosting environment. It should have had no effect on any Forum functionality.

If you see something not working, especially related to uploading files, please report the problem on this thread.

Thanks!
Alan