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I'm updating tonight (within the next 5 hrs).

We're still pending orders from Lt Ertl, but I have a general notion of his intent and will follow it passively in the absence of orders to the contrary.
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The discussion on radio limitations was quite interesting,

I wasn't aware of them and they are rarely discussed in games or even historical accounts
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Apologies for the map issue, unsure why it's not appearing for you guys.

I should be able to fix within the next hour when I reach work. Only minor amendment is the additional brown circle just east of the wheelhouse due north from Heinz.

Lt Ertl is welcome to update Heinz et al via Messenger, flag signal or in person.
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Thnx. Opens all right now, can see added brown circle.
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A little more detail in the 0745 one.

I've decided to give sporadic map updates (when I have the opportunity to) displaying confirmed enemy positions but (more importantly) player positions as that's not always clear.
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Always entertaining Jeroen - love your commentary!

Working on the 0800 update, expect it in the next 30 min or so. Assuming I don't fall asleep at the keyboard. What a week!
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Always entertaining Jeroen - love your commentary!

Working on the 0800 update, expect it in the next 30 min or so. Assuming I don't fall asleep at the keyboard. What a week!
Love what you're doing for us Khryses. Even using dice rolls

Hope The Force stays with you the next 30 minutes.
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Ironically there were two player characters fired on... but happily I'd resolved that before using ACG's dice roller.

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With everyone on the map, I'll give 1st and 3rd platoons some more time to weigh in - but I'll update tomorrow evening regardless.

It's a fairly important part of the advance after all
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Episode 2 Wish List

Alright, now that we've seen some of the shortcomings of Regenbogen's TO&E, this will be a running tally of 'wish list' items.

No guarantees that any of these will be available to choose from of course. And the KG CO has say on any options that would come from KG level assets.....who knows, I could easily die this episode and make someone else deal with this.....

Copy and add in your item, so the last post with this list on it is the complete one, or most complete one:

1) Radio for 4th (Recce) Platoon.
2) More 'generally' capable Panzers
3) Rifles/SMGs for all HQ troops/vehicle drivers. (Maybe use captured Soviet SMGs if there are enough).
4) Enough additional Smoke devices to deploy one per platoon commander for his use.
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5. The crew size on the two AT guns needs to be larger. Right now they're the absolute minimum. The 5cm really needs a larger vehicle to pull it and an 8 man crew so it can be manhandled into position or limbered up. That's why I had the 3.7cm crew help deploy it. Ideally, an Sdkfz 10, but even a 4 x 4 or 4 x 6 truck would work. Trading up to a larger vehicle and getting rid of the kettenkrads would be acceptable, even desirable.
The same goes for the 3.7cm. It needs 5 men not 3 and a small truck like a 1 ton or a large personnel carrier. Right now, there's no one to drive the kettenkrad when the gun is in action. If it needed to be limbered up in a hurry and continue firing to the last second, that isn't possible with either gun.

6. The HQ section needs at least 1 machinegun. Another for the AT guns would be ideal.

7. Adding 5 to 8 men in a pioneer section with a vehicle and tools would be very useful too. Having a few men that are equipped to make temporary repairs to a bridge or road, fell trees for bunkers, and the like would be very useful. If they had a chain saw among their gear along with a two man tree saw that would be ideal.

Oh #3 should be the case already. But, I definitely second that every man in the HQ section and every gun crewman along with all drivers have a rifle or SMG available for their use. The only guys carrying just a pistol should be the two mortar gunners and the machinegunners in the infantry platoons. Even the #2 on the machineguns should have a rifle.
The medical section could carry just pistols or choose to also carry a rifle.
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I have the feeling that manpower will always be a problem. I'll put some better vehicles on the wish list. I picked the 5cm over pioneers because of the need for that asset. Maybe pioneers will be available later. As for an hq machine gun, we might have to capture one.
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