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08-16-2011, 07:00 PM
Hi. I have a question about determining LOS over terrain.

Model A is a small based model and model B is a large based model
Between them, a wall which is taller than 1.75'' but shorter than 2.25'' is placed.

I thought that if model A close to the wall, model B can't see model A and also model A can't see model B.

But one of my friends said model B can't see model A but model A can see model B. The reason is sentences in Prime MK2 p45.

"This wall is taller than 1.75" but shorter than 2.25". It will block line of sight to small-based models behind it."
"This wall is taller than 2.75". It will block line of sight to all models behind it."

He said the wall is shortehr than 2.75", so it can't block model A's LoS to model B.

I think different. If model B can't see model A because of terrain, model A also cant see model B.

So, which is correct?

08-16-2011, 09:10 PM
You have line of sight if you can draw an unobstructed line of sight between the volumes of the two models. If there is only terrain between the two models then either line of sight will be blocked by terrain for both models or terrain will not block line of sight for either model. You were right.

08-17-2011, 06:31 PM
Ok. Thank you, tort.