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Sleet01

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(Answered) Internal Bomb Bay and Cargo critical hits
« on: 20 December 2023, 12:36:56 »
When an aerospace unit with one or more internal cargo bays, the Internal Bomb Bay quirk, and mounted internal bombs takes a Cargo critical hit (Total Warfare pp. 237, 239), what is the intended effect:

1. 1 bomb is destroyed, as per T.W. Bomb critical rule (controlling player decides which bomb is destroyed)
2. N % of bombs are destroyed, as per T.W. Cargo and Bomb critical rules (controlling player decides which are destroyed)
3. N % of bombs _explode_, as per T.W. Cargo critical rules and Strategic Operations Internal Bomb Bay rules (pg. 195)
4. All remaining bombs explode, as per StratOps Internal Bomb Bay rules (pg. 195)

#4 seems like the simplest to play and implement, as it behaves the same way as the IBB explosion rule.  #3 seems funnier, somehow.
« Last Edit: 21 January 2024, 15:40:20 by Hammer »
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Re: (Research) Internal Bomb Bay and Cargo critical hits
« Reply #1 on: 21 January 2024, 15:40:09 »
Cargo Bay crits and Internal Bomb Bay hits are two different things with two different rolls.

If you are dropping bombs and ground fire hits you and rolls Cargo Bay, the procedure is this:

1: Roll for critical hits. If any are scored, destroy the appropriate amount of bombs, but per the rules for Bomb crits, these do not explode, they're simply gone.
2: If any bombs remain after this, make the Internal Bomb Bay roll. On a 10+, all the bombs now remaining explode and bad things happen.
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Re: (Answered) Internal Bomb Bay and Cargo critical hits
« Reply #2 on: 21 January 2024, 15:47:17 »
Wilco, thanks!
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