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Post by Dennis Maxentius on Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:21 am

Hi Guys,

Had a question come up the other night about shooting over a friendly unit from a higher elevation. There is nothing in the rules about shooting from a higher elevation, so a minus 2 penalty would apply. Am I correct in this interpretation? That could be a mod for V2, no minus 2 penalty for firing overhead from a higher elevation.

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Re: OVERHEAD SHOOTING

Post by Dennis Maxentius on Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:38 pm

So,... no comments???????

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Re: OVERHEAD SHOOTING

Post by Gaius Cassius on Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:42 pm

You are correct. Higher elevation has no impact on overhead shooting. I think Impetus has it about right on overhead shooting. I've always thought that the idea of higher elevation firing in ancients times as a bit silly and the -2 penalty makese it happen infrequently.
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Re: OVERHEAD SHOOTING

Post by Dennis Maxentius on Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Thanks, we just used the -2 penalty.

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Re: OVERHEAD SHOOTING

Post by Guest on Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:00 am

It might have some relevance to any seige rules ?

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Re: OVERHEAD SHOOTING

Post by Dennis Maxentius on Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:40 pm

Should be relevant to any game. Higher elevation, better visibility, better shot.

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Re: OVERHEAD SHOOTING

Post by pacofores on Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:21 pm

Same question in a game just yesterday. We were thinking about no applying -2 penalty for indirect fire, but rules says nothing about higher ground...a good rule for V2 for sure

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