Re: Infantry unit #3
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-- In LarryLeadhead@yahoogroups.com, "Mike" <quidveritas@...> wrote:
> Well I have hit an all time low.
> We have a WWII campaign in progress and units will gain experience
> just for not routing or getting wiped out in a game. Nine (9)
> my German Infantry Unit #3 has been routed from the table -- oftenin
> tough circumstances. After a year of play, they remain myonly "raw"
> Last game I was able to attack the rear of a relatively weak Russian
> position. Infantry unit #3 was able to start the game just a few
> inches from a Russian 76.2mm Field Gun section. Further they were
> able to advance to contact without being detected. Further still,
> Russian gun crews were pinned by supporting fire from a German Heavy
> Machine Gun position that was blazing away at them at short range.
> Things just don't get any better do they?
> Well, you guessed it. My German Infantry Unit #3 launched a close
> action into the rear of the Russian gun position and were repelled.
> Not only repelled but shaken. Not only shaken but routed. Not only
> routed but routed without the possibility of being rallied.
> Russians rolled a four sided die and rolled a "4". I rolled a 12
> sided die and rolled (what else?) at "1". Russians not only beat me
> but quadrupled my roll.
> Ten times on the table and ten routs.
> What should I do?!?!?!?!?
> Retire the unit;
> Melt the suckers down;
> Renumber the unit;
> Something else??