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Offline Lopis

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Size of Mounted troops...
« on: December 17, 2007, 10:07:53 AM »
What is the actual size of Mounted troops.

Never toppled over this question before...strange....

Lets take a Mounted Hussar for example:

The rider has SZ 2
The mount has SZ 3

What does it make together?

The maximum Size of the largest model = 3
The division od the added SZ = 2,5
the normal addition = 5
Or half the riders size added, since he is sitteing = 4

I hope I haventījust overread something in the rules.
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Re: Size of Mounted troops...
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2007, 11:48:26 AM »
SZ is an all-emcompassing (Height, breadth, mass, etc.) measure of the amount of volume taken up by a model.  As the model in question is the Mounted Hussar, it would seem to me that the overall SZ is that of the largest model of a unit that includes a rider.  Afterall, we do not add the SZ's of the models riding in a vehicle (Skimmer, transport, Purple Shark).  Further, when a Praetorian Behemoth clobbers a model and picks it up from the ground, the Behemoth is not suddenly SZ 8 until he launches said unfortunate model.

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