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(Answered) Thunderbolt Missiles and TAG
« on: 27 April 2022, 20:02:05 »
Someone asked this in a FB Group.  I checked my PDFs of both TW (9th printing), Tac Ops (the 2008, All-In One book), and both of the newer TacOps books.  Nothing is Crystal Clear that I could find.   :-\

Can you use TAG with Thunderbolt Missiles?   ???


The BEST I found was on page 347 of the 2008 PDF of TacOps.   :-\

"Thunderbolt Missile Launchers only use standard Thunderbolt ammunition, and do not benefit from missile enhancement systems such as Artemis and Narc."

Notice that TAG isn't mentioned AT ALL.  No "Yes, you can!" OR "No, you can't!" that I can tell.    xp
« Last Edit: 02 May 2022, 12:07:44 by Xotl »
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Re: (Research) Thunderbolt Missiles and TAG
« Reply #1 on: 02 May 2022, 12:07:39 »
No.  The only missiles that benefit from TAG are semi-guided LRMs and Arrow IV Homing Rounds.  SRM, MRM, ATM, and iATM rounds likewise do not benefit from TAG.  Nor do any other LRM rounds besides Semi-Guided.  If an interaction between TAG and Thunderbolt rounds existed, it would be detailed in the Thunderbolt Launcher's rules.

The only interaction lies in the fact that TAG can be used to spot for conventional IDF, and T-bolts can be fired that way.
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Re: (Answered) Thunderbolt Missiles and TAG
« Reply #2 on: 02 May 2022, 23:31:34 »
Cool, Thanks for the reply.   :thumbsup: 

I was thinking the same thing, the rules don't Expressly SAY the Thunderbolt Missiles can use TAG, while the Rules for TAG pretty well spell out Which other equipment CAN use it.
To me, Repros are 100% Wrong, and there's NO  room for me to give ground on this subject. I'm not just an Immovable Object on this, I'm THE Immovable Object. 3D Prints are just 3D Repros.

Something to bear in Mind. Defending the BT IP is Frowned upon here.

Remember: Humor is NOT Tolerated here. Have a Nice Day!

Hey! Can't a guy get any Privacy around here!