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FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 8:09 pm
by BostonNazgul
Warlord Games FAQ/Errata

http://warlordgames.com/downloads/pdf/ba-errata.pdf

Warlord Games Command Post: Additional Units, FAQ, Guides, Resources, optional rules etc


http://www.warlordgames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=9190

NOTE: These are Warlord's official resources, not all events are run the same, please refer to a specific event packet or ask an organizer if there are any house rules or restrictions.
AWC House Rules:The Official-UnOfficial for our Chicago Area Group

Platoon Leader: must have at least the same experience level or higher as the majority of your units. That is, if your 5/8 units are rated regular, your officer must be rated regular or veteran and not inexperienced. If equal, the higher level must be used.

Anti-Aircraft and Flak: When determining flak reactionary fire; a unit selected from the “Anti-aircraft Guns” or “Anti-Aircraft Vehicles” section of any army list does not suffer the -2 to hit for fast moving penalty. That penalty still applies to pintle-mounted weapons that have the “flak” special rule; if they were not from anti-aircraft unit sections.

Forest Terrain stands and Line of Site: Clearly delineated tree stands/bases, representing larger forest clumps, follow the SMOKE special rules for determining Line of sight and cover bonus; as per the Bolt Action Main Rule book. See pages 78 and 68 for the rule and diagram.

Armored Transports: Armored transports (7+ armor) can fire one weapon system while empty. Multiple weapons maybe fired while carrying infantry. This is given through the “advance command”, as per the normal rules, you may not shoot when given a run command.

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 11:04 pm
by prion2001
I guess so. :wink:

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:04 am
by BrentS
The Bolt Action FAQ was updated today:

http://warlordgames.com/downloads/pdf/ba-errata.pdf

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:34 pm
by old coast
Flamethrower vehicles are now 12" , will they be back on the table?....

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:10 am
by Cbalke
I thought there was a NO FLAME TANK house rule.

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:22 am
by old coast
There is, I was just wondering if the FAQ/ Errata changed the rules any?, isn't the deadline for locked rules like Feb 1st...?
just trying to get a handle on any potential changes..

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:14 am
by BostonNazgul
yes the deadline is feb. 1

there wont be many changes, but the HQ requirement will dropped to "the officer must be equal to the experience level of the majority of your units."

while it is awesome that warlord is updating FAQ and errata; we feel that flame tanks are not in the best nature of what we hope to achieve with this event. it is not a cut throat set of games and we dont want to make for completely one sided games from the start. especially given the fact both teams are dealing with 2 platoons, (potential for two flame vehicles if allowed)

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:46 am
by old coast
I found this-

Flamethrower (vehicles) are now range 12” instead of previously being 18”. Players feel flamethrowers on vehicles are too over powering and most tournaments in the US have started to ban these options. With the range now being 12”, we’ll see if that levels the playing field.

curious to peoples thoughts...actually the new range is comparable historically to other weapon ranges Bolt Action uses
at least they are no longer outranging anti tank weapons which had much longer effective ranges

I'm glad they're out for this event...man portable's are nasty enough....

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:22 am
by Weekend General
I'm with you on that. They're nasty and in the hands of a "win at all costs" player could unsettle several games. We don't use them in our regular group, either... just because.

Do any of you (Zoldak) have experience with their actual effect on a game?

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:14 pm
by BostonNazgul
updated house rules to reflect Adepticon policies

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:33 pm
by prion2001
Are the links in the first post updated or do you have new ones. Asking because I was going to pin this thread at the top so attendees will have access to it going into Adepticon 2016.

Jamie

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:52 am
by Zoldak
rock on! Will these house rules be used for the Nationals as well? Please forgive me if this has been answered or covered elsewhere :D

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:10 am
by BostonNazgul
yes, the nationals rules pack is up for preview on the web cart area, the team event should be up soon. have to remind that web guy ;)

Re: FAQ and HOUSE RULES

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:44 pm
by Zoldak
Excellent news, thanks man!