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Tank on Tank, Flank Attack Clarification

Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:59 pm
by Whiterook
The rules are written a tad ambiguous for Flank Attacks when shot down a spine.

First, look at the rules for Firing Arc, with the best illustration coming from the new system rules....

Tank on Tank Firing Arc.png
Arc Rules

Let's take an example of a unit down a spine (examples A and B)....

Tank on Tank Firing Arc, unit example.png
E=Unit Examples are A and B

The game designer, Peter Bogdasarian clarified on BoardGameGeek that if you look at whether the firing unit is in a front hex of the target unit, you are in the front armor, not the flank.

Tank on Tank Flank Shot Clarification.png
Flank Attack

Re: Tank on Tank, Flank Attack Clarification

Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:50 am
by Frank
Ok, thanks.