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No Better Spot to Die ETO (id:#55981)
Multi-Man Publishing (ASL 2 - Paratrooper (2nd Edition) ID:16)
Prior Publication: AH: 1st Edition
See Also: No Better Spot to Die by Multi-Man Publishing
Designer: Don Greenwood
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
 
Balance:
GermanAmerican
Overview:
Ste. Mere-Eglise was under strong attack from the north so the 507th Parachute Regiment was shifted into a supporting position SW of the town, leaving only the 1st Battalion of the 505th Parachute Regiment facing the Germans at La Fiere. The obsolete French tanks employed by the Germans on the Cotentin had been dealt with harshly in the streets of La Fiere the previous day, with four destroyed by a mere handful of paratroopers. Now the Germans would employ them again in more advantageous terrain. . .
Attacker: German (1057th Grenadier Regiment / 100th Panzer Replacement Battalion)
Defender: American (Company A, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment)  
Turns: 9     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
La Fière, France 1944-06-07
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:13.0 D:6.0
AFVs: A:4
PzJg 35R(f) x 4

D:0
Guns: A:0
5cm leGrW 36 x 2
D:1
M1 57mm AT Gun x 1
M2 60mm Mortar x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Possible NTC check due to loss of 1/2 of unbroken squads at the end of an RPh, could result in truce
Map Board(s): 2 24
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
In the VC, change "three building hexes" to ">= 4 building hexes". Add one 8-1, one 7-4-7, one M2 60mm Mortar, and one foxhole to the American OB. Change the American Balance to ">= 5" and change the German Balance to "<= 3".J11
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RJenulis Added a playing2019-11-16 20:08:08
esparver73 Added a playing2019-08-18 06:08:14
esparver73 Rated the scenario2019-08-18 06:06:32
Lorenzo Rated the scenario2018-11-04 11:33:57
Lorenzo Added a playing2018-11-04 11:33:52
Last Played:
2018-08-10(A) Lorenzo Marinaro vs Ruben Rigillo German win
2017-07-29(A) Jim Rupp vs James L. American winStarted out pretty good, but I started loosing it by not thinking of what I was doing. Left behind some support weapons, then couldn't get rate on my mortars except for one or two times. The end was when I had my whole line collapse on turn 4 (IIRC, 5 squads broken, with one ELR and one casualty reduced). From that blow, I was fighting for survival until the end. And to continue my streak, I had my two best leaders wounded, limping around in cover. This is one I would like to try again, as I left my tactics on the floor after about turn 3.
2017-01-28(A) David Garvin vs Logan Stallings German win
2015-10-22(A) Kermit Mullins vs Scott Waites DrawTurn 9...Germans finally have three buildings...but less than their squads. Truce...fail the Task Check...game over...great game though!
2014-12-28(A) David Yllanes vs James G German winGood scenario to get some practice with guns, vehicles and varied terrain types. The large turn limit gives you some leeway to make mistakes. I tried to advance very aggresively along the gully at first, but only managed to get almost all my leaders killed (the only one left alive was broken). Fortunately, I was able to reroute my advance and push through to the 24M4 building, where I installed a lot of firepower that prevented my opponents from launching an efficient counterattack.
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Aftermath 4 days later. . . (la fiere r35s dead.png)Imagehoxson1299
Renault R35 used by Germans (German Renault 35R(f).png)Imagehoxson1280
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Aftermath 4 days later. . .
Renault R35 used by Germans
 
Statistics:
Avg Rating: 6.11Votes: 36
Views: 3321
To-Play list count: 5
Estimated Play time: 5.6 hours
Recorded Games: 17
Archive recorded plays:
German12
American3
Drawn:1

ROAR Data: (updated Nov 2019)
No Better Spot to Die [Confirmed]
[A] German 105
[D] American 57
Tuesday 10 December 2019 01:21:26 PM  (c)dramsey 2019