Contact Orders Limitations

In PATE, the contact orders that a unit can have may be changed to match other orders it is carrying out. Those changes include:

Changes to contact order
Raid enemy commerce
Must be in pursuit mode to raid enemy commerce. Contact order will be changed to pursuit if you order raid.
Protect friendly commerce
Must be accept mode to protect friendly commerce. Contact order will be changed to accept if you order protect commerce.

There are other times where a ship's contact orders may prevent it from doing other things you wish it to do. Those cases include, but may not be limited to:
See the PATE rules for more details.

Page maintained by Stephen Schmidt. Last updated April 17 2018.