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Re: [ds] Ogres

From: Kenneth Winland <kwinland@c...>
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 1998 02:11:36 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: [ds] Ogres


On Sun, 8 Nov 1998, Andrew & Alex wrote:

>     In my conversions of modern vehicles:
> Jeeps & missile carriers are size 1;
> M113 APC is size 2;
> M2A3 Bradley IFV and Warrior IFV are size 3;
> M60 Tank is about size 4;
> M1 Tank is size 5 - possibly size 6;
> US Marines "AmTrak" APC is size 5 - due to infantry team capacity.
> I use this rule of thumb:
> Divide vehicle weight by 10 tons to get vehicle size class.

	So a German WWII Maus is Size 18 (188 tons)... :)
	Simple formulae fall apart in vehicle size estimations.  Common
sense, real-world design philosophy, and a little guesstimation work a



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