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Old 29 May 2006, 13:24   #1 (permalink)
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Default Penetrating hits against fast moving skimmers

We all know the massive advantage of fast moving skimmers; any penetrating hits are automatically downgraded to glancing hits...but what about ordnance penetrating hits? They roll on a whole different table altogether! Do you still count them as ordninary penetrating hits or do you downgrade them accordingly? I'm inclined to believe they are treated as penetrating hits and just roll on a different table against normal vehicles (glancing against skimmers) but how do you play it?
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Old 29 May 2006, 13:32   #2 (permalink)
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Is there any mention about skimmers in the ordnance table?
If not, the glancing rule is still running, and if there is, the new rule replace the more general rule as described in the text.

This reasoning hold in any rules-based discussion.
(Does CoD have a new rule for skimmers?)
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Old 29 May 2006, 13:53   #3 (permalink)
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Ordnance penetration is still a penetrating hit, results are just looked up in different table.
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Old 29 May 2006, 13:56   #4 (permalink)
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Damn, that's what I figured.
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Old 29 May 2006, 15:26   #5 (permalink)
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Ordnance penetration is still a penetrating hit, results are just looked up in different table.
Hmm, going by the macragge rule book (BGB on the way -I promise ) the Ordnance penetrating hit table is used "if these weapons manage to penetrate the armour of a vehicle", so a fast moving vehicle (moved far enough to count as fast moving...) should never take penetrating hits from ordnance.

Or have I missed something important again?
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Old 29 May 2006, 15:31   #6 (permalink)
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Skimmers will not roll on the Ordnance chart unless they moved less than 6" in the previous turn.
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Skimmers will not roll on the Ordnance chart unless they moved less than 6" in the previous turn.
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Old 29 May 2006, 16:30   #8 (permalink)
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Alright! Can we stop now? I do appreciate your eagerness to help but LordDemon answered the question just fine. Why must people do this every time? It's not a competition, and if it was, you lost.

Asked and answered, move on.
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Let me just explain the flowchart.

Skimmer moved 6.001 inches, granting it the ability to downgrade all penetrating hits to glancing hits.

An earthshaker round lands dead-on.

Now, it rolls a 6 on the to penetrate. This gives it a penetrating hit.

Instantly, the "glancing-only" rule comes into effect. The hit is now a glancing hit.

Now we check the ordinance rules. If it still has a penetrating hit, we'd move to a different and slightly more destructive table. But its a glancing hit!
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Alright! Can we stop now? I do appreciate your eagerness to help but LordDemon answered the question just fine. Why must people do this every time? It's not a competition, and if it was, you lost.

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