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  1. Koestler

    Hatten CG - it's a junkyard

    We are at at 54 now - #50 is a German AC which ventures into the LOS of a US ATG (L12); #51 is a Sherman who thought he could sneak past a German TD (R19); #52 is another Sherman, who served under an inept US commander, who allowed a baz to be captured (E17); #53 is the aforementioned German TD...
  2. Koestler

    Hatten CG - it's a junkyard

    And we have our 49th wreck on the map. My M10 GMC parked itself in J20, next to what proved to be the preregistered hex for the German 120mm OBA and was promptly turned into, well, no 49.
  3. Koestler

    AFV and Mandatory FG

    I have an AFV with and AAMG and a CMG. An enemy sq is outside the TCA. Can I first fire the AAMG (with +0) and then turn the TCA to fire the CMG (with +1), or does Mandatory FG (A7.55; D3.5) prevent doing so?
  4. Koestler

    HiF Perimeter

    This is the situation (ignore the dashed lines). To my mind, we cannot inlude X12 in the US perimeter without violating the 'no overlap'. rule (3.605). AK
  5. Koestler

    HiF Perimeter

    Playing HiF CG I. I have an AFV in a Strategic Location, which is a type C Isolated Area. The AFV successfully escapes. According to 3.6064 I have to determine the type of lsolated Area again after the escape, so it becomes a type A (empty). The location is adjacent to a location which is part...
  6. Koestler

    VASL PTO League 2019 1st Round Matchups

    Vic Rosso proved himself to be the better jungle fighter in our playing of FrF 72, the Mubo Decision, banzaiing his reinforcements into position with minimal loss. I used to know that one should not advance into a jungle hex with a lowly Japanese hs with an elite sq and ldr; I relearned the...
  7. Koestler

    Turning covered arc when eligible to fire

    D1.83 indeed prevents using an AAMG (except a fixed one) to change TCA; thanks. About the 'old' Q&A, note that it concerns changing VCA (not TCA) by having an eligible turret mounted weapon, something the text of D3.12 does not seem to allow for. The Q&A would thus add that an eligible turret...
  8. Koestler

    Turning covered arc when eligible to fire

    See D3.12: an AFV can change its VCA/TCA at the end of a friendly fire phase if it has a bow-mounted/turret-mounted weapon which is still eligible to fire (without intensive fire), without actually taking a shot. There is a Q&A saying that one can change VCA if a turret mounted weapon is...
  9. Koestler

    Hatten CG restoration of special ammo

    Thanks for the answer.
  10. Koestler

    Hatten CG restoration of special ammo

    According to HF 3.6137, depleted ammo of 'Guns' is restored during the refit phase. Is it correct that depleted WP of U.S. bazookas and 60mm MTRs is not restored (because these are not 'Guns')? As written, the rule is clear, but it seems somewhat counter intuitive that depleted special ammo of...
  11. Koestler

    Battalion Mortar

    As Rick's opponent: thanks for the answers. The scenario is Desobry Defiant and Rick has foregone the obvious placement of the radio-leader in the steeple to place him in the back of the field, from where he has been plastering my troops for the last couple of turns. That missed contact roll...
  12. Koestler

    HF CGI

    CGs arranged.
  13. Koestler

    HT CGI

    Thanks for the fast reply. Kicking off as the US facing the German juggernaut on day 1.
  14. Koestler

    HT CGI

    According to I2, the 20 GCPP initially available to the US player on January 9 must enter as reinforcements. Is the US player allowed to purchase Fortifications/OBA? I doubt the answer because at the one hand, such assets do not enter as reinforcements, implying no. At the other hand, the...
  15. Koestler

    HF CGI

    I am looking for a PBeM game of HF CGI. I can do about 3-4 logs a week and am a reasonably experienced player. If interested, please drop me a line at Koestler9@gmail.com. Best, AK
  16. Koestler

    GRENADIER´18: ASL Tournament, Germany, 31.10.-04.11.2018

    It will be a long wait till November. Will the timing of rounds 1 and 2 be changed this year? Many of the round 1 scenarios look quite large. AK
  17. Koestler

    VASLeague 2018, general discussion

    I totally diced Brian Roundhill's Germans in J188, Grab and Go, last Saturday, him breaking and X-ing out both the MTR and Hmg. To add insullt to injury, the German goalie continued the streak of 12's later that evening.
  18. Koestler

    Setting up Spotted Mortars

    Being designated as spotter does not bestow hip-status, so much is clear. However, in a situation that one uses a unit which otherwise uses hip (e.g. SSR granted; Japanese) as spotter, there is a problem if one plays strictly by the rules. Being designated or acting as spotter does not cause...
  19. Koestler

    206 Hey that ain't a ROK - NJ game day in Chester, post #1

    Thanks, I missed that the Jeep got a new note in FW.
  20. Koestler

    206 Hey that ain't a ROK - NJ game day in Chester, post #1

    Thanks for the nice write up and graphics. However, two questions: "We were also playing 2.5 mp to enter the paddies (my misread on mud rules) as opposed to 3, and 2 mp to go across the banks as hazardous movement which may have favored me some." Is the MF cost to enter INTO an irrigated...
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