Cracking an enemy unit by shooting it to death...

Byzantine Productions Pike and Shot is a deep strategy game set during the bloody conflict of the Thirty Years War.

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AlexDetrojan
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Cracking an enemy unit by shooting it to death...

Post by AlexDetrojan » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:39 pm

So, I'm not sure if this is a question for RBS or veteran players of this game. I realize that a combination of shooting(lets say with bows or arquebus) and cannon is a great way to crack a units cohesion causing it to drop a level or two. My question is, is there a reasonable way to determine the effectiveness of this strategy? I realize that looking at the flag icon above the unit indicates manpower losses and resultant effectiveness reduction...but does it in any way indicate potential cohesion drops? I'm assuming no, but was curious. Are there any quick indicators to assess cohesion drop potential?
Any insight appreciated.
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Re: Cracking an enemy unit by shooting it to death...

Post by SnuggleBunnies » Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:15 am

There are no quick indicators, but you'll get a good feel for it just by playing. If you want to know the actual calculations involved, see pg 42 of the pdf manual.

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Re: Cracking an enemy unit by shooting it to death...

Post by AlexDetrojan » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:21 pm

Great Snuggles, thanks will check out page 42.
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Re: Cracking an enemy unit by shooting it to death...

Post by KiwiWarlord » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:20 pm

AlexDetrojan wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:39 pm
Any insight appreciated.
Cheers
Alex
Much depends on your Dice Roll Alex, roll 1:6, no effect - 6:1, they double drop

AlexDetrojan
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Re: Cracking an enemy unit by shooting it to death...

Post by AlexDetrojan » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:26 pm

KiwiWarlord wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:20 pm
AlexDetrojan wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:39 pm
Any insight appreciated.
Cheers
Alex
Much depends on your Dice Roll Alex, roll 1:6, no effect - 6:1, they double drop
Ah, it's all down to the dice gods... :wink:
Cheers
Alex

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