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Subject: clarifying naval battle victory rss

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vince Garner
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9.5 states the lower CF in a naval battle retreats. When determining CF are combat values of air units and pairs of carriers and naval units taken into account?
Do a all available units have to participate in acombat? In particular, does an air unit have to participate in an adjacent naval combat? The owner of the air unit may not want to risk it getting damaged before it's later participation in say, an amphibious invasion.
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Steve Pole

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The CF for Rule 9.5.1 is as calculated per Rule 9.3.1, so all of the factors you describe are taken into account.

Yes, all units eligible to participate in combat automatically do so. There are two reasons for this: (1) simplicity/playability; and (2) realism as it serves to reduce the forensic control over local actions which the gamer, as supreme commander, is able to exercise.


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