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Snipers vs. Tanks Tue, 08 January 2013 19:04
The rules say that Snipers cannot attack tanks, but that all units have to attack enemy units adjacent to them. So does this mean that by driving my tanks next to enemy snipers I can effectively prevent them from firing (unless they move and change their position)?
      
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Tue, 08 January 2013 19:16
Hello,

you are right when you say that snipers cannot attack armour units and if the sniper is adjacent to an armour unit, it has to move before targeting.

I've never run into a situation in which several armour units were able to block a sniper though.

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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Tue, 08 January 2013 20:02
Hello Turboheizer,

You can indeed prevent a sniper from firing (without moving) by driving your tanks close to him.
      
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Tue, 08 January 2013 20:54
Eastern Front Rules p.5
Quote:

Note: If a Sniper is adjacent to an enemy unit it must combat the adjacent unit.
If the only adjacent unit is a tank, which a Sniper cannot target, the sniper must move before he may battle.


However, if there are other enemy units (Infantry, Artillery) adjacent to the Sniper, he may attack them, just not the Armor units. Please note the use of the word ONLY unit in the rules description.

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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Fri, 11 January 2013 14:27
Tried it at Viipurii, works online
      
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Sat, 12 January 2013 11:49
My tank was ambushed once by a sniper online Laughing
      
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Sat, 12 January 2013 13:32
JJAZ wrote on Sat, 12 January 2013 11:49

My tank was ambushed once by a sniper online Laughing


Nice bug then, isn't it? Twisted Evil
      
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Sat, 12 January 2013 13:42
JJAZ wrote on Sat, 12 January 2013 05:49

My tank was ambushed once by a sniper online Laughing


Mine too. Must have been the same guy.
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Sat, 12 January 2013 14:04
I know this is kind of off the subject, but I have a house rule that snipers can shoot at American and Italian tank destroyers because they had an open turret.

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg214/ronh51/Tanks/M-18Hellcat2top_zps38dafeb4.jpg

      
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Re:Snipers vs. Tanks Sat, 12 January 2013 14:09
50th wrote on Sat, 12 January 2013 17:04

I know this is kind of off the subject, but I have a house rule that snipers can shoot at American and Italian tank destroyers because they had an open turret.

http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg214/ronh51/Tanks/M-18Hellcat2top_zps38dafeb4.jpg




That's a really cool picture!! Razz
      
    
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