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From: "Glover, Owen" <oglover@m...>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 08:05:41 +1000
Subject: RE: DSII: APSW

Status: RO

You got the damage wrong Phil. ALL of the heavy weapons impact vs
infantry is d8. And not all vehicles get Superior Firecon. So RFAC
outrange the SAW but SAW has better impact. I'd still prefer SAW vs

> ----------
> From: 	Phillip E. Pournelle[]
> Reply To:
> Sent: 	Tuesday, November 04, 1997 12:47 AM
> To:
> Subject:	RE: DSII: APSW
> At 08:07 AM 11/4/97 +1000, Owen G wrote:
> >I seem to be a little confused here Phil; I thought the way the rules
> >read the RFAC is LESS effective than a SAW vs Infantry. 
> >
> >Let's see:  SAW - say FP d10, firer's Qual Reg - d8, Impact d10
> >		   RFAC - Fire Control Enhanced d8, Firer's Qual Reg -
> d8,
>	RFAC impact is d10, with a superior fire control FP: D10.  Now I
> not only
> out range you (range bands 12 inches), out gun you and outdamage
> you...
>	Other weapons such as the DFFG also come into play.  I would
> just like Jon
> to give us an example of a standard crew served APSW.
>	Then I would like him to restate how heavy weapons engage
> infantry in DSII
> to ensure I'm doing it correctly.

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