Debate on German Paratroopers attack value.
There was a huge dispute at our game last night over German Paratroopers.
The german chart reads that paratroopers attack at 3(4) (4 being with artillery). Then there is also a rule that german paratroopers get a +1 attack during the first round if being dropped from a plane.
In my game view, that means that on the first round, German paratroopers attack at 4, if being dropped from a bomber. And that should german paratroopers do a regular over ground attack, they would attack at 3 (4 with artillery).
The problem comes in the part of the paratrooper rule, that says after the first round being dropped from a plane, that paratroopers will attack “like normal infantry” which had the allies up in arms, and saying that the true attack value of german paratroopers, when attacking over land, must be a 2.
1. What is the BASE attack value of german paratroopers over land? 2(3)? or 3(4)?
2. If the paratroopers attack from a plane, is their attack value on the first round 3 or 4?
3. If the paratroopers were dropped in, and had supporting artillery also attacking, would the attack value of paratroopers on the first round be 5?
4. After the first round of a paradrop, do the paratroopers drop to 2 attack “like normal infantry”? or back to their base attack value of 3?
What it says is After the first round, it acts like normal infantry. So we assume its move is 1 and 3/4 att
Thats the way we play it. The US airborne is the same rule as Germany but the US Airborne is 2/3 and +1 on first round of attack 3/4. So they go back to regular Inf 2/3.
Think that was a rule change.
7.0 the German airborne was A2* +1 on 1st round only
7.1 " " " " A2* +1 on 1st round only
7.2 " " " " A2(3*) +1 on 1st round only
7.2 " " " " A3/4* +1 on 1st round only Final Version.
Thanks for your thoughts SS.