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Just got Race to the Meuse from LCP. Nice map; I'm just having a look at the CG -- the Belgians seem to have very few possible Infantry RGs, and so will suffer from a severe lack of leaders.
See D5.231 Promotion out of the Ranks, which provides a side with < one leader per four squad-equivalents an automatic 7-0 leader. Conditions apply. :)
 

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See D5.231 Promotion out of the Ranks, which provides a side with < one leader per four squad-equivalents an automatic 7-0 leader. Conditions apply. :)
The only source of leaders in the Belgian OOB is the one Company HQ, and one Rifle Platoon per CD date. That makes for an awfully brittle force when you have to defend such a large area.

I understand it's one of the challenges of the CG, but it does look like(*) it will make the whole CG pretty dicey.

(*) I have not played it; will try to.
 

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The only source of leaders in the Belgian OOB is the one Company HQ, and one Rifle Platoon per CD date. That makes for an awfully brittle force when you have to defend such a large area.

I understand it's one of the challenges of the CG, but it does look like(*) it will make the whole CG pretty dicey.

(*) I have not played it; will try to.
Admittedly, I've only played it once as the Belgians, but I didn't experience a dearth of leaders. Maybe I was lucky.

I think that the effective use of fortifications is more important, at least for the first couple of CG dates. Channelling the German force(s) is key, IMO. Keeping Belgian leaders in good TEM/out of LOS, and not giving the Germans FTR/POW opportunities should go a long way to lowering the risk of becoming leaderless. If the German breakthrough comes too early, no amount of leaders will save the Belgians.
 

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Been a bit busy in the last few weeks: Objective: Schmidt, Kampfgruppe Scherer: The Shield of Cholm, The Race to the Meuse, Ozerekya Breakout, Crucible of Steel and Rally Point #12.

But in truth, the high point was the acquisition of AP5 and AP7 (more specifically, the maps that came with them.)
 

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$98.00 incld shipping. I've been waiting and looking for several years and when I saw it I just bought it. Everything seems to be there and the only "damage" is a bent corner.
Good deal.
 

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Just arrived from Ritterkrieg is Lone Canuck's "Race to the Meuse." I hope to push some (solitaire) cardboard this weekend to get a feel for it. Oh, and to help Derek (who eats the free postage), I also tossed in Lone Canuck's "Ost Front 3" (Barbarossa) pack.
 
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