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(Answered) Cargo Space and Slots
« on: 24 January 2021, 12:29:58 »
Relevant rules are on p.133 or Total Warfare, and p.239 of the Tech Manual.

Question 1: Is there a functional difference between five 1-ton/crit cargo items and one 5-ton/crit cargo item? For example, could five 1-ton slots mount a single 5-ton object?

Question 2 refers to this sentence from p.133 of TW: "If a critical slot containing cargo is hit, all cargo in that location is destroyed."

a) If a 5-ton/crit cargo item receives a critical hit to one slot, are all five tons of cargo destroyed?

b) "All cargo in that location" from the passage above seems to imply that a single critical hit to any cargo slot will destroy all cargo in a unit's location (eg: the left torso), even if the cargo is in different 1-ton cargo slots. Is this correct?
« Last Edit: 03 October 2021, 23:37:54 by Xotl »
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Re: (Research) Cargo Space and Slots
« Reply #1 on: 03 October 2021, 23:37:48 »
The new TW errata addresses this.  Future changes will be required to TM to clarify there as well.  Cheers.
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