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That's a great question. I never noticed that the setup rules only list the top three in the line of succession. We have always played as if the full line of succession were in play there. So in your example, the admiral would be Apollo. Not having an admiral (or president for that matter) would cause some significant game play issues. I have to assume the ...
Yes, you MUST always have an Admiral, just as you must always have a President. Page 28 of the rulebook has the full line of succession. If none of the players have selected a character from that initial list, the Admiral title simply goes to the next person on the full list: Adama Tigh Helo Apollo Starbuck Boomer Tyrol Zarek Baltar Roslin
The situation of having only one Cylon in a 5/6 player game is possible if using the Exodus rules for execution and loyalty deck setup. The Exodus expansion added the concept of "You are not a Cylon" deck in addition to the Loyalty deck, and also an additional step to Human Execution: The player adds one card from the “You Are Not a Cylon” deck to the ...
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