Franc-Tireur#13

Published by: Le Franc Tireur. December 2012
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Introduction:

This issue focuses on the Crimean campaign, from the German invasion to the Russian counteroffensive of 1944. Also included, a Berlin Red Vengeance strategy guide, as well as 17 scenarios and an overlay, thus a thicker issue than our regular 80 pages LFT mag.

Articles and Resources:

TitleAuthorDescriptionPage/url
ASL QuizAlexandre Rousse-LacordaireRules and Strategy5, 9
USO in ASLAndrew HersheyHumour6-7
ASLOK XXVIIReview10-11
Tiger MeetReview12
10 Questions to... Tim HunsdorferXavier VitryReview13-15
Vanatorii de MuntePhilippe NaudReference Material18-28
The Crimean CampaignXavier VitryReference Material29-36
The Red Army Retakes the CrimeaPhilippe NaudReference Material37-44
Berlin Red Vengeance Strategy GuideLegion and JPAnalysis45-65
Sweat Saves BloodLaurent ForestAnalysis66-74
The Catanzaro Balance SystemEnrico CatanzaroRules and Strategy79-85
Broken Bamboo AAR or its Military AnalysisPierre Prod'hommeAfter Action Report86-98

Reviews:

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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
FT180: First Soviet Lost02 1.00Ninggang, Jiangai Province, ChinaCBIRed ChineseGMD Chinese6.9 hrs100% Red Chinese1%
FT181: The Bet014 6.71North of Trogstad, NorwayETOGermanNorwegian4.1 hrs59% German5%
FT182: Rolling Thunder020 8.25Ishun, CrimeaETOGermanRussian2.6 hrs75% German8%
FT183: Partisan Stronghold024 5.30West of Feodosia, CrimeaETORomanianPartisan2.4 hrsBalanced9%
FT184: Chapel Hill06 6.50Near Sevastopol, CrimeaETORussianAxis7.4 hrsBalanced2%
FT185: StuG of War029 4.57Parpach, CrimeaETOGermanRussian2.2 hrs61% Russian11%
FT186: Trappenjagd05 7.00Near Uvarove, CrimeaETOGermanRussian11.3 hrs80% Russian2%
FT187: Trappenjagd: The End01 5.50Hornostaïvka, CrimeaETOGermanRussian11 hrs100% German0%
FT188: NKVD Nut03 8.00Schulzbacher Hill, east of Balaklava, CrimeaETOGermanRussian5.4 hrs67% Russian1%
FT189: Severnaya Serenade011 8.00Near Sevastopol, CrimeaETOGermanRussian5.4 hrs64% Russian4%
FT190: The Land of Fire023 7.50Eltigen, south of Kerch, CrimeaETOGerman / RomanianRussian8.5 hrs57% Russian9%
FT191: Romania Victor014 6.60Eltigen, CrimeaETORomanianRussian4.6 hrs69% Romanian5%
FT192: An Improvised Crossing01 Southern Bug River, near Alexandrovka, RussiaETORussianGerman7.7 hrs100% German0%
FT193: En Force!018 7.67Krasnovardiske, CrimeaETORomanian / GermanRussian6.2 hrs83% Romanian / German7%
FT194: Forgotten Soldiers017 6.71Near Alushta, CrimeaETORomanianRussian / Partisan5.7 hrs71% Romanian7%
FT195: Repair Shop at Dangeul Castle02 7.00Dangeul, FranceWTOAmericanGerman4.4 hrs100% German1%
FT196: Spittelmarkt068 5.75Berlin, GermanyETORussianGerman (SS)5 hrsBalanced26%

 * Popularity is the sum of Roar and Archive reported playings based as a percentage of the parent publication's total games.

 (Dark) grey rows indicate Night scenarios.

Median length of scenarios: 5.4hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 6.38

Total playing time: 100.8hrs

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