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Posted: Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 6:19 AM
When a unit is in skirmish formation.....

Is it legal for 11 figures to deploy 4/3/4

Can a unit of 12 deploy 2/3/2/3/2 rather than 3/2/3/2/2

If using the later 3/2/3/2/2 where do the last two go .... both outside corners or must one sit in the center and one on a corner.

Just a couple of things I want to check before I make more movement trays...

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Posted: Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 12:11 PM
This is interesting, what are you up to?

High time we had an Olympus vs Aegyptus dust up?

Let's collude this weekend...


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Posted: Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 1:56 PM
for 11 figures I'm pretty sure that 4/3/4/ is ok

for 12 figures...I would tend not to do the 2/3/2/3/2 and go with 3/2/3/2/2, with the last two one on one corner and one in the middle, so when it collapses it forms a 5/5/2 block

Having said that RAW doesn't invalidated the 2/3/2/3/2 formation, and in game terms it shouldn't make too much of a difference as it has the same footprint as 3/2/3/2/2 (5x5)

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Posted: Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 4:46 PM
I'd have to dig out my movement trays, but for Aegyptus I suspect I did 3/3/3/3, which would collapse to 6/6. I don't recall if I did anything different for Olympus, although I believe the formation requirements were a bit more strict.

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