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Author Topic: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?  (Read 715 times)

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A question - I see in the rules that Pavement movement confers an extra movement point to vehicles that start on and stay on pavement during their movement.  Does this bonus also apply to motorized infantry?  (Making a 3 MP motorized platoon into a 4 MP unit?)
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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #1 on: 11 January 2018, 16:14:26 »
Motorized infantry are not considered vehicles so no. Not so sure about Mechanized infantry though, that would make for a good rules question as they are considered vehicles in a way.

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #2 on: 11 January 2018, 19:24:29 »
I thought there was a mention up in the rules forum that infantry (in general) DO get the pavement bonus.  If I find it, I'll link it (it may take me more than a day, though).

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #3 on: 11 January 2018, 20:23:00 »
For conventional infantry (which includes Motorized)?

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #4 on: 11 January 2018, 20:23:51 »
Yes, but I haven't found it yet...

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #5 on: 11 January 2018, 20:34:37 »
I think it was this thread, which indicated infantry gaining the road bonus was an "advanced" rule, and thus not tournament legal.

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #6 on: 11 January 2018, 20:54:02 »
Cool, thanks.  My biker gang OpFor just got 33% faster.
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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #7 on: 12 January 2018, 02:23:08 »
Did not specify the type of infantry though. Still helpful regardless :)

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #8 on: 12 January 2018, 20:38:51 »
Cool, thanks.  My biker gang OpFor just got 33% faster.

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I agree with this rulesinterpretation. To my detriment. =)

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #9 on: 13 January 2018, 00:19:11 »
Not sure if MM is setup for it, but if the rules might allow it then definitely need a clarification over it so someone can add it in MM. I love using motor infantry, especially with field weapons.

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #10 on: 13 January 2018, 00:26:45 »
Motorized has always been able to do things that Mechanized can't do.  (Trees, Buildings, APCs, etc etc)
So I have no problem using this rule to actually give Mechanized a leg up so to speak but not have it affect Motorized.
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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #11 on: 13 January 2018, 00:45:08 »
That's the difference between Conventional (Foot, Jump, Motorized) and Mechanized infantry. There are more differences beyond just passable terrain as well. Weather affects the two differently as well.

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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #12 on: 13 January 2018, 19:30:09 »
That should have read NO problem doing it, I love typos.
Corrected above.
I like the idea of Mechanized getting a movement bonus since they have that movement type.
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Re: Do Motorized Infantry Units get the +1MP bonus from Pavement?
« Reply #13 on: 14 January 2018, 15:37:30 »
The problem is you might have Manei Domini trying to get pavement bonuses with a special implant, as seen in this video:
https://youtu.be/vFW8VjiZQ2M?t=7m33s