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A covered arc is found by running a straight line from RIGHT FLANK FRONT REAR FRONT LEFT FLANK the rear corner of the vehicle through the opposite front corner. This is done from both corners of the vehicle, and the area within the front arc is the covered arc of the vehicle. A turreted vehicle has two separate covered arcs, the hull and the turret. The turret covered arc is determined in the same manner as for the hull. A turret covered arc may be different from the hull covered arc if the turret is facing other than straight forward.
Once a figure has passed though the area, the location of the homemade weapons is revealed, and on following turns other figures may elect to bypass the area. 53 PRESSURE RELEASE MINES These weapons are activated by first putting pressure on a plate, and are detonated by the removal of the pressure. The blast not only injures the person who detonated the device, but any others within 3" of the figure who set off the mine. The gamemaster rolls 2 D6 on the table below to determine what happens in this situation.
The Combat Order takes 12 dice into account the time needed to prepare the weapon to fire. 5 dice Vehicles which move at a patrol rate may fire any vehicle machine gun. Vehicles which move at a combat rate 57mm Recoilless Rifle may fire any weapon in the course of the turn. 2 man crew - one with weapon, All recoilless rifles have a back blast. When fired, any 1 loader with a figure within 2" of the direct rear of the weapon will take a maximum of 10 rounds (D10) 3 dice hit. The crew for a recoilless rifle are placed on each side 75mm Recoilless Rifle - 2-3 man crew - one with of the weapon to avoid this problem.