On Friday 15 December 2006 05:56, Dave Fancella wrote: > On Thursday 14 December 2006 6:30 am, Jens Granseuer wrote: > > map (number 5), should be about. Now, trying to keep the > > Empire from constructing a channel sounds like it would > > generate nice long-term benefits, but the FNA should rather > > be looking for short-term advantages here (like attacking > > comm stations or taking down airfields like they did in > > "Clipped Wings" or raiding supply lines or something). > > Maybe somebody has other good ideas? > > Well, I didn't read the briefing, I must admit. It sounds kind of like the This is the briefing now: The empire is constructing a channel which will connect Lake Yukarwa with Lake Lulu. If finished, it would enable quick transport of troops between the lakes, endangering our operations. You are chosen to lead a small force which will take control of the area and stop construction of the channel. However, it appears that enemy forces are somewhat stronger than we expected... Good luck! > channel is intended to let the Empire ferry troops into the province? If > that's the case, cutting off imperial supply lines is one of the missions > of this force. :) But yeah, they're expecting to take the province, so > long-term construction projects aren't mission objectives, and might be > considered targets *not* to hit (because the FNA might well want to finish > the long-term construction projects because then it will benefit them). > And if there's no other strategic gain for the campaign, there's no reason > to bother with it, may as well let the Empire keep working on it so the FNA > will have that much less work to do to finish it after it's theirs. Well, how do you destroy a channel? ;) The Empire is (ab)using local workforce anyway, so if FNA wants to finish the channel, it can do so, and it's near completion anyway. (Almost) final map is attached. I introduced handicaps, and the only thing I don't have is map name.
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