Joel Uckelman on 24 Jul 2002 16:00:03 -0000

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Re: [eia] foraging, sieges, and unused movement

Thus spake "Kyle H":
>     There is an alternative, though.  We could just keep Joel's orders and
> his forage rolls intact and assume that his corps are simply not laying
> siege this turn.  (The siege rules give you the option of not making siege
> attempts.)  That would allow him to use his unused movement for forage.  In
> fact, I think we should adopt this as a general policy:  if a corps moves
> into a city space containing an enemy corps and decides to use their unused
> movement for forage, then the attacking corps will be unable to lay siege
> during that turn.  (Of course, since there was no such policy in effect when
> Joel wrote his orders, he should have the right to revise them if he
> wishes.)
> kdh

Of all the options, that's the one I don't want---suffering all the 
pitfalls of moving on Cairo, and none of the benefits of besieging it.


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