BFP-28 Marco Polo Bridge - Perimeter half hexes

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Hi all,
I am about to play BFP-28 Marco Polo Bridge.

The perimeter defined in SBR 2 cuts through hexes (e.g. 22I6, 22K6, 40Q2).
Are those partially covered hexes part of the perimeter?

For an example, 22K6 building seems to be part of the perimeter - after what I have understood of the Mission requirements.

Here is a picture of the perimeter.
So,perimeter.JPG may Japanese units set up (at least in) 22K6?
 

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How is the SBR worded? I don't remember reading one that implied such half-hex ambiguity...
 

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Hi all,
I am about to play BFP-28 Marco Polo Bridge.

The perimeter defined in SBR 2 cuts through hexes (e.g. 22I6, 22K6, 40Q2).
Are those partially covered hexes part of the perimeter?

For an example, 22K6 building seems to be part of the perimeter - after what I have understood of the Mission requirements.

Here is a picture of the perimeter.
So,View attachment 6590 may Japanese units set up (at least in) 22K6?
My card's mission reads as such:
"The Chinese win at game end by Controlling all buildings inside the Perimeter (see SBR2) including 22K6 or by Controlling >= multihex buildings inside the Perimeter (22K6 does not count) and the Board 40 Q2-3 bridge)."

I would say, yes, you can setup in the half hexes included in the perimeter.
 

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"The Perimeter: 40I2-22Y6-22I6-40Y2-40I2"
 

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If the Perimeter line goes through a center dot you can set up in that hex. Sort of line a "0" hex. The building clarification is because one of the buildings has one hex inside and one hex outside of the Perimeter.
Hopefully this helps.

Chas
 

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The way I understand textual perimeter descriptions (when they are not defined by, say, following a road), they are composed of (alternate) hexgrains - and when describing a closed loop, the described hexes are part of the perimeter.

When "true" hexgrains are used, there is no ambiguity, but when alternate hexgrains are used (Y2-I2, Y6-I6 are alternate), I don't know how to understand them - there are two versions of an alternate hexgrain.

But from the wording of the clarification (and Chas' answer), one should use the "interior" hexgrain (i.e. Y2, W2, U2, etc. are in, but X2, V2, T2 are out).
 

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If the Perimeter line goes through a center dot you can set up in that hex. Sort of line a "0" hex. The building clarification is because one of the buildings has one hex inside and one hex outside of the Perimeter.
Hopefully this helps.

Chas
Thanks.
This confirms what I had deduced from the Mission's instructions.
The 22K6 hex is indeed crossed by the Perimeter line (and K7, the other hex kf the 22K6-K7 building is completely out of the Perimeter).
 
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