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Offline joshuaslater

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Fear: Break it down for me!
« on: September 21, 2005, 10:25:22 AM »
Alright, as many can attest, I'm not the swiftest cat, even on a good day, so I'm going to use an example of fear in play during a game, and see what y'all think, and maybe even learn something from your constructive criticism, sans the just read the rulebook spiel.

Dalton's damnable Crimson blades are 8 inches away from my Blood-Bone totem.  He declares his charge.  Now with each model going individually, the first goblin charges (that bugger can charge 10 inches!).  So the model has now entered the fear radius of the Totem (4 inches, right?) .  Let's say for the sake of this exercise that he FAILS his leadership test against the fear causing totem.  Where does this leave things?

Is the lone Crimson blade left hangin' out there trembling?  The other goblins are technically out of the radius, but the unit only gets one save.  Now we've been playing where as soon as the first one enters, that's the time the unit makes the save, and in this case, the rest of the unit can't charge in.  Does this sound right?   
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Re: Fear: Break it down for me!
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2005, 10:45:25 AM »
As soon as the first one enters (or when the Fear causing model moves within 4" of a unit) the entire unit makes the roll and if they fail they are all affected by Fear.

If they fail they'll lose an action and charging in will be quite hard since they also are not allowed to charge the thing that scared them until they rally.

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The Morale Check is made at the moment that the enemy model comes within the Fear causing model's radius of Fear. The model must also have LOS of the fear causing unit. The entire Warband must make the Fear test not each indvidual model.

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Re: Fear: Break it down for me!
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2005, 10:59:15 AM »
Glad to see we've been doing it right.   Thanks Coil.
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Re: Fear: Break it down for me!
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2005, 10:51:52 PM »
Yah, I think it goes: Actions are done model by model, wheras LD tests are done squad/unit-wise. Otherwise it would lead to some pretty cookey situations.

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Re: Fear: Break it down for me!
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2005, 05:46:57 AM »
I'm an admitted kook.
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Re: Fear: Break it down for me!
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2005, 08:35:25 AM »
No comment....
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