Will there be any rules for APDS (Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot) rounds in Flames of War?
Phil: Not any time soon. “While their inclusion has been previously considered, Phil finally thought that APDS rounds added ‘unnecessary complexity’ to the game. However, this may be reviewed in the next edition of Flames of War.” Justin: Some of us have noticed that in the North Africa book, some Italian lists have been raised from company to battalion level. What is the reason for this change? “Although I had hoped that this was entirely due to new historical research, the answer I got from Phil was much more involved.” Phil: Over time, the design team realised that many Italian units were ‘cheap as chips’ in terms of points, (especially the Fucilieri), but players were limited by the number of available platoon choices in the list. This often meant that in larger games, an Italian player could exhaust all their allowable core and support platoon choices, yet still have too many points left over. The fix was to raise some of the lists to battalion level, so that you now purchase enti