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Sean Chick (Formerly Paul O'Sullivan)
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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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Well, I'm afraid it'll have to wait. Whatever it was, I'm sure it was better than my plan to get out of this by pretending to be mad. I mean, who would have noticed another madman round here?
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I just finished my first session and dug it, but I have some questions. Before play of the East African Campaign card from where do the British units in East Africa draw supplies? If Nariboi is taken can the British attack it from South Africa? Can Italians and Germans be redeployed to East Africa, because if so that strikes me as unhistorical.
 
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Don't they draw it from South Africa but are in limited supply? The EAC card makes SA a supply source so then units within 3 hexes are in Full?

Not sure on the rest.

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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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Well, I'm afraid it'll have to wait. Whatever it was, I'm sure it was better than my plan to get out of this by pretending to be mad. I mean, who would have noticed another madman round here?
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Thanks, you've answered the first question.
 
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Redeployment represents hidden reserves as much as it does actual long-distance troop movements. No Germans may RD from reserve to East Africa - there were no significant German units there when the war broke out. Italian units may. They may not RD back into Reserve for game reasons.
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Sean Chick (Formerly Paul O'Sullivan)
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Fag an bealac! Riam nar druid ar sbarin lann! Cuimhnigidh ar Luimnech agus feall na Sassonach! Erin go Bragh! Remember Limerick! Remember Ireland and Fontenoy!
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Well, I'm afraid it'll have to wait. Whatever it was, I'm sure it was better than my plan to get out of this by pretending to be mad. I mean, who would have noticed another madman round here?
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Thanks for the help and the excellent game Micheal.
 
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The reserve system was another feature - the cards being the most obvious - that helped introduce some "fog of war" in consim gaming. A primary fault of the "golden oldie" games was their perfect intelligence/god-level perspective.
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