Does BUL SC - CON / CON - BUL EC Bounce?

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Does BUL SC - CON / CON - BUL EC Bounce?

Postby FreeOrDie » 21 May 2018, 05:12

Pretty simple question to which I have not been able to find an answer. Essentially I'm trying to figure out if a couple fleets in Constantinople and Bulgaria could "swap" places rather than bounce. So two orders:
F BUL SC - CON
F CON - BUL EC

Do the fleet bounce or not? (The same situation is possible with Spain and the Mid-Atlantic Ocean).

Thank you in advance.
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Re: Does BUL SC - CON / CON - BUL EC Bounce?

Postby mhsmith0 » 21 May 2018, 05:15

Yes. The only way you can avoid a bounce for units flipping locations is via convoy, i.e.

Bul-Con convoyed by BLA
Con-Bul (or if moving a fleet, Bul EC or SC)
succeeds

but a pure/direct swap of positions does not succeed.
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Re: Does BUL SC - CON / CON - BUL EC Bounce?

Postby FreeOrDie » 21 May 2018, 05:51

Gotcha, thanks!
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