How do you capture supplies

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BCashman11
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How do you capture supplies

Post by BCashman11 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:05 pm

I have been trying to contact the right board for days. I have OOB sandstorm and Blitzkrieg. All I want to ask is how do you capture supplies and equipment. Its not in the manual and I have tried so many different ways. In sandstorm especially the british either blow the supply dumps or destroy their equipment, yet they have captured italian tanks. The game says to capture supply dumps but I can't find any method. I have surrounded the city, fast attacked the city, and stormed the city. If you can't capture the supplies you can't meet the requirements for victory. Help!

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Re: How do you capture supplies

Post by bebro » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:51 pm

BCashman11 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:05 pm
I have been trying to contact the right board for days. I have OOB sandstorm and Blitzkrieg. All I want to ask is how do you capture supplies and equipment. Its not in the manual and I have tried so many different ways. In sandstorm especially the british either blow the supply dumps or destroy their equipment, yet they have captured italian tanks. The game says to capture supply dumps but I can't find any method. I have surrounded the city, fast attacked the city, and stormed the city. If you can't capture the supplies you can't meet the requirements for victory. Help!
Hi, capturing equipment is mostly done by events in various campaigns. What do you aim to capture, in which scenario?

Regarding supply - if you press space bar in the game you'll see which hexes provide supply. In general, taking these hexes with your own ground units will mean the supply ownership changes to you.

Cities having a flag will change to your flag if you seize them, but it takes a few turns until this location is considered fully yours. If you watch the flag closely you can see that it's somewhat down right after you took the city. When you own it fully the flag is up again.

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Rfair chanee: How do you capture supplies

Post by BCashman11 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:08 pm

Thanks for the answer. The main issue is Muas(sp) that holds supplies for the british. The other issue is near Bengasi. The Brits ae destroying equipment. There must be a way to stop the destruction. If the brits can capture equipment, why can't the Germans or italians? I don't mind a fair battle but the game's AI doesn't give the Germans a chance of capturing supplies or equipment. The british are using an italian tank, yet the germans can't capture equipment. the battle battle seems one sided. Sorry, Juust my opinion, but I could use some help.

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Re: Rfair chanee: How do you capture supplies

Post by bebro » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:27 pm

This seems to be about the Tobruk scenario, so the first one in Sandstorm.

From what I see in there Brits destroying supply is completely based on events, so it looks the designer wanted to stress specifically that supplies are rare in desert warfare. So you'd need to focus on capturing those few hexes which provide supply to get more of it. But usually the amount of supply points given at start should be sufficient to win the battle.

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