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Subject: Retreats rss

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Chester Loeffler-Bell
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The game arrived I have been waiting for a while, so I can satisfy that Pacific Theater itch.

Anyway, regarding retreats which can occur after a Naval action. What qualifies as a Naval action? An attack that involves Fleets only? Or an attack with just Naval Air? Or an attack with combined Fleets and any air? Or something else?

This a cool game.


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Gregory Smith
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Hey Chester,
Any attack that involves Fleets (with or without CV or Land based support) is a "Naval Action" for the purposes of triggering the retreat rule.

Obviously a carrier strike is a "naval action" in reality, but in the game, basically the fleets need to be shooting at each other in the same area in order to get one or the other to retreat (or want to retreat.)

There is also retreat before combat, when you move a force into an area and the (typically) inferior force decides to bug out so they don't have to fight a naval action.

Glad to hear you think it's cool! I'll take it

I hope that explains,
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