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Attacking an enemy unit - 11/23/2017 12:59:53 AM   
demyansk


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I have a question on attacking a unit that is very weak. When you want to do a limited attack the unit does an attack and moves into the vacated terrain of the unit you just attacked. Sometimes, I don't want my unit to do an overrun. What am I missing? It only happens when I attack a real weak unit.
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RE: Attacking an enemy unit - 11/23/2017 1:02:08 AM   
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Use the planner instead to just right click on the enemy. Either use the P key over the enemy counter, or hold the right click to use the context menu. Then use the "limited attack" option.

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RE: Attacking an enemy unit - 11/23/2017 10:57:42 AM   
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I understand that part, however, when right clicking on an enemy unit at times the options don't come up and my unit attacks. A lot of times I don't want my unit to end its move in a river hdx.

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RE: Attacking an enemy unit - 11/23/2017 11:04:07 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: demyansk

I understand that part, however, when right clicking on an enemy unit at times the options don't come up and my unit attacks. A lot of times I don't want my unit to end its move in a river hdx.


If you right-click and the unit can overrun, it does it automatically without asking for confirmation.

I understand this might not be ideal in some situations, but it does save a lot of clicking in all others.

If you are unsure if an overrun will take place and you really, really don't want to enter the hex, I suggest using the combat planner as explained above.
Also double-clicking the target hex (left click of course) will bring up the attack planner.

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RE: Attacking an enemy unit - 11/23/2017 11:12:49 AM   
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What if you righ-click and hold? That should bring the menu up.

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RE: Attacking an enemy unit - 11/23/2017 12:51:32 PM   
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Thanks guys for the advice, I will try later

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