Shannon V. OKeets
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ORIGINAL: Shannon V. OKeets
Do you know the supply rules?
Name 3 situations where an HQ unit, which is not in supply, can provide supply to a unit.
well there is emergency HQ supply.
And I think a HQ unable to draw supply from a primary source can still help chain to other units, say the Romanian HQ supplying Germans in a pocket in Italy.
An HQ unit in rain needs three hexes to get to a primary source and is therefore out of supply. A unit next to the HQ unit but in Fine weather makes it to the primary source via the out of supply HQ.
I think :)
Didn't say it was easy - I am probably wrong lol.
And since I do hope that the game gets finished and I sincerely hope warspite1 is correct.
Yes, Emergency HQ Supply is one of the three. I think it was a rule clarification that stated that although the HQ is providing supply to other units, the HQ itself is not in supply.
And you're right about the Rumanian HQ; it's able to funnel supply from Italian cities to German units, while the Rumanian HQ itself can not draw supply for itself from the Italian cities.
No the weather doesn't play a role. In the example you gave (by the way, Rain cuts basic supply hexes to 2, not 3; it is snow that cuts it to 3), the unit would not need the HQ to reach the primary supply source. But if I twist your circumstances a bit more, maybe weather can have an effect: If the HQ is in a coastal hex (not a port hex), then it can act as a node in the supply chain (as if the hex the HQ is in were a port hex) for an adjacent unit. Then the weather (rain for the HQ and fine for the adjacent unit) would work the way you describe. If the HQ were unable to find an overseas path to a functioning supply source, the unit might still be able to do so by treating the HQ as if it were a port - for supply purposes. This is not as strange a circumstance as it might seem, since a weather zone could be experiencing rain, yet the unit in a desert hex would be experiencing fine weather.
But there is one more I still had in mind.
< Message edited by Shannon V. OKeets -- 5/11/2013 7:56:03 PM >
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