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Old 14 Feb 2009, 17:28   #1 (permalink)
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Default AFP firing

is the AFP a normal scatter blast or a barrage, it's range is labled G, but it doesn't say barrage?
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 17:29   #2 (permalink)
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Read your rulebook.

It explicitely state that 3rd and 4th edition guess weapon are barrage weapon in 5th ed.

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Old 14 Feb 2009, 17:37   #3 (permalink)
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yay me love pinning!!
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 18:06   #4 (permalink)
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I didn't know that it pinned! But then again I thought it was AP3 so what should I know?!

Anyways, pinning is awesome, especially as it ignores cover saves as well.
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 18:07   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: AFP firing

By default every barrage weapon are pinning now.

But Pinning is not all that it is crack up to be. since it is easily ignored.
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 18:12   #6 (permalink)
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yeah but if you get 3 wounds out of it, they have to make 3 pinning tests. one is bound to fail
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 18:21   #7 (permalink)
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I think you are wrong.

It's 1 pinning test per team. so the AFP will always only cause 1 pinning test. Unless it hits 2 seperate unit in which case both would get 1 test.

It's not 1 test per casualty.
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 18:24   #8 (permalink)
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Well according to the BRB "as long as the tests are passeed, a unit may be called to make multiple pinning tests in a single turn. But if a unit has already gone to ground, no further pinning tests are taken"

However... it does say at the top, any woundS from a pinning weapon.... so i'm not quite 100% sure....
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Default Re: AFP firing

Here is the proof. http://forums.tauonline.org/index.php?topic=76031.0
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Old 14 Feb 2009, 18:31   #10 (permalink)
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It's not even per weapon? thats.... that needs to be changed.
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