Re: DSII: VTOL Damage, Arty Direct Fire, Terrain's affect on GMS
From: Rick Rutherford <rickr@s...>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 15:57:54 -0400
Subject: Re: DSII: VTOL Damage, Arty Direct Fire, Terrain's affect on GMS
On Thu, 24 Jul 1997, Nils A Hedglin wrote:
> 1) When a VTOL gets a damage chit, how is it handled? The Aerospace
> section states that VTOLs are treated as special ground units. So
> what happens to when one gets a Immobility result?
It crashes & burns. An "IMM" chit works the same as a "BOOM" chit for
VTOLs -- after all, if the rotor(s) stop spinning, it's hard to see how
it can be an effective fighting vehicle any more!
> 2) Does have anyone practical experience with modern artillery?
Sorry, none here.
> 3) Does Hull or Turret down affect GMS fire?
It has no effect in the rules as they are written, but in our group we
have a house rule that adds a d6 or d8 defense die. We did this to try
make missiles a little less deadly, without pulling their teeth
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