Joel Uckelman on 28 Jul 2002 19:29:02 -0000

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Re: [eia] 3/05 Austria land phase

Thus spake "J.J. Young":
> So in essence, our present house rule states that if you move into an area
> containing an enemy corps and a city, the enemy corps is always considered
> to be outside of the city and you must stop movement there.  OK, I have no
> problem (although it looks like Joel does).
> My position now (which admittedly might not the same position I started this
> discussion with) is that the house rule should be strengthened to say that
> not only must the attacker stop moving, but they must forage or supply in
> such a way that they would be eligible to besiege, and that if, after all is
> said and done, the attacker is still there to besiege the city, they must do
> so.

Fine, but what if the attacker doesn't want to besiege the city, say if the
intent of the move was to scare the defenders into the city so they could be

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