Missing Rules Updates from Flames Of War, Special Rules and Warriors, 1939-41 and 1944-45
When compiling the rules updates for the Flames Of War, Special Rules and Warriors book we had to comb through all of our books to and find all the rules that needed to be looked at. Since the book was published we have noticed a few rules that got missed. Below you will find a list of additional rules updates missed out of the Flames Of War, Special Rules and Warriors book.
Airborne Armoured Recce Squadron HQ and Airborne Armoured Recce Platoon (page 33 Overlord)
Tetrarch, Tetrarch CS and Captured Sd Kfz 10/5 (2cm) Tank Teams use the Scout rule.
Seaborne Armoured Recce Platoon (page 34 Overlord)
Cromwell IV Tank Teams use the Scout rule.
Armoured Recce Squadron HQ and Armoured Recce Platoon (page 83 Overlord)
Cromwell IV and Cromwell VI CS Tank Teams use the Scout rule.
Heavy Armoured Car Platoon (page 116 Overlord)
A Heavy Armoured Car Platoon uses the Scout special rules.
Armored Division Spearhead (page 230 Overlord).
One Unit that is not a Spearhead Unit already may use the Spearhead rule if the Force is attacking in a Mission that is not a Meeting Engagement.
Road to Rome
Breaching Group (page 101 Road to Rome)
Although a Breaching Group is a single Support choice, each Section operates as a separate Unit. The D7 Bulldozer is an Independent Tank Team.
Teams from all Sections of a Breaching Group may not Charge into Contact. However, a D7 Bulldozer may Assault Bunkers (see page 76 and 80 of the rulebook).
Breaching Force (page 101 Road to Rome)
Teams from a Breeching Group may not be held in Reserves.
AVRE (page 101 Road to Rome)
See page 82 of the rulebook.
Assault Gun Platoon (page 61 Road to Rome)
An Assault Gun Platoon uses the Scout special rules.
First Special Service Force Platoon Mortars (page 161 Road to Rome)
At the start of the game before deployment you may group all of the First Special Service Force Platoons’ M2 60mm Mortar Teams or M1 81mm Mortar Teams into a single new Mortar Platoon Unit.
One Mortar Team becomes the Unit Leader. The Mortar Teams are no longer part of their original First Special Service Force Platoons. The Mortar Platoon counts as a Unit for all purposes.
Platoon Mortars (page 183 Road to Rome)
At the start of the game before deployment you may group all of the Dismounted Cavalry Platoons’ M2 60mm mortars into a single new Mortar Platoon Unit.
One M2 60mm Mortar Team becomes the Unit Leader. The M2 Mortar Teams are no longer part of their original Dismounted Cavalry Platoons. The Mortar Platoon counts as a Unit for all purposes and may use the Mountain Training special rule.
Battle of the Bulge
Towed Tank Destroyer Platoon (page 131 The Battle of the Bulge):
Towed Tank Destroyer Platoon teams may be place from Ambush within 16”/40cm of enemy teams as an exception to the normal Large Gun rules for placing Immobile Gun teams (see page 65 of the rulebook).