Mutual Support

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Mutual Support

Postby wintersoldier_ » 04 Aug 2019, 08:32

I know two units can mutually support each other and how that works, but can three units mutually support each other? How would that work?
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Re: Mutual Support

Postby Phlegmatic » 04 Aug 2019, 10:19

Hi Wintersoldier,

One unit can support one other, so if there are three units A, B & C then they could mutually support in a triangle, like this:

A support B
B support C
C support A

Have I understood the question right, and does that help?

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Re: Mutual Support

Postby TheCraw » 05 Aug 2019, 05:05

I wouldn't trust "B" if I were you, I think he's gonna stab you.
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Re: Mutual Support

Postby AKFD » 05 Aug 2019, 11:32

TheCraw wrote:I wouldn't trust "B" if I were you, I think he's gonna stab you.


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Re: Mutual Support

Postby David E. Cohen » 06 Aug 2019, 00:38

Phlegmatic wrote:Hi Wintersoldier,

One unit can support one other, so if there are three units A, B & C then they could mutually support in a triangle, like this:

A support B
B support C
C support A

Have I understood the question right, and does that help?

Phlegmatic



Just note, wintersoldier, that this gives each unit a defensive strength (prior to any cutting of support) of 2, not 3.
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Re: Mutual Support

Postby Mr.E » 06 Aug 2019, 09:04

Yeh, there's no such thing as mutual support for more than 2 units. In fact, there's not really such a thing as mutual support. Between two units, it is simply unit A supporting unit B to hold, and unit B supporting unit A to hold. Both units are issuing support orders, so themselves are holding.

Between 3+ units, the most you can do is order units to support another unit, so each unit has a strength of 2 to hold.

"Mutual" suggests that units somehow combine orders. They don't.
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