Cave Cheat Sheet?

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Caves are usually legal at the end of a gully (e.g. 25M6) facing toward the depression hexside or at a bend (25M7, 25O6) facing toward one of the depression hexsides. The article shows examples of bends or ends are not legal. There are no other ways to place caves in 25M6 and 25M7, but there another cave could be placed in 25O6 facing 25N5. 25N5 could have one cave in it, as could 25O8. I believe 25O6 and 25N8 could each have two. 25N6 cannot have any cave in it: any cave would have to face one of the depression hexsides, and in all the those directions the hex behind the cave hex has a lower base level.

edit: I made a couple errors: 25N6 can have a cave facing O7. The base or crest level (which ever is higher) of the hex behind has to be higher than the cave level. For the same reason, 25M7 can have another cave. The article has it correct.

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Caves are usually legal at the end of a gully (e.g. 25M6) facing toward the depression hexside or at a bend (25M7, 25O6) facing toward one of the depression hexsides. The article shows examples of bends or ends are not legal. There are no other ways to place caves in 25M6 and 25M7, but there another cave could be placed in 25O6 facing 25N5. 25N5 could have one cave in it, as could 25O8. I believe 25O6 and 25N8 could each have two. 25N6 cannot have any cave in it: any cave would have to face one of the depression hexsides, and in all the those directions the hex behind the cave hex has a lower base level.

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Could 25N8 have a cave?
 

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Could 25N8 have a cave?
Yes, two. You could also consider one of the adjacent hexes, 25M9, 25M8 & 25N7 as a crest-line cave facing 25N8. Depression caves have limited LOSes typically, which can be bad or good depending.

Note I made a couple errors in my original post.

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