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Oct 5

Eto Rules v0.42 typos/corrections

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Edited: Oct 5

I'm reading the latest ETO ruleset (v0.42). Thought I'd start a thread on any wording, typo,

or clarifications that I noticed.

 

In 112 under Air Unit Display Mat bullet point: "(that is, what mat they're on makes do difference" should be "...no difference...".

 

In 123.1 Epochs: "Total War (Germany is not at war with both UK and USSR)" should say "...is at war..." (i.e. remove the "not").

 

Thanks, Graham! I got 'em both fixed now. :D

Here's a few more:

125.4.1 and 125.4.2 open with "in additions". The s is not needed.

 

215.2 "max them together" should be "mix"

 

223.2.3 B "...per 241.4.2 and the {shift1} IDM..." should be "...per 241.4.2 and losing the {shift1} IDM..."

 

240.4 in the Communication and Supply box, I don't understand what is trying to be communicated in the second sentence in the second paragraph.

 

241.1 I found the Stressed Land HQs section to be confusing. Not the rules logic, just how it's written. The section is written like a series of decision trees which become hard to unpack. I feel like this section could benefit from the rule of threes. Outlining stress in three states.

1) Define the three stress states and how you get into them: Unstressed = no stress conditions, Managed Stress = Strategic HQ with 1 stress condition, Ultimate Stress = Operational HQ with 1+ stress condition or Strategic HQ with 2+ stress conditions.

2) Define effects of each stress level.

3) Then list the HQ stress conditions. This would make cross-references more informative. For example, in Rule 125.4 Wilderness, the fifth bullet could say "Adds 1 HQ stress condition (241.1)"

 

There are two sets of 250 Theatre Reserve rules. I'm assuming we use the black type ones.

Thanks, Graham. I have gone through and addressed all of these now; you will see the corrections in the next rules file update. We're experimenting with a new way of doing Theater Reserves, so yes, use the easily visible rules for now.

Oct 9Edited: Oct 9

 

And in 124.2, it calls out airborne units can not Paradrop (328.2). But there are no rules I can find in 328.2 nor any reference in that citing, that explain why.

 

The reference is right next door at 328.1.2.

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