Darkest December

Published by: Critical Hit. October 2011
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Introduction:

From the publishers website:

Moving images of the Battle of the Bulge often include German soldiers in their long greatcoat scuttling across the fields from their dark forest lairs, the men of the Volksgrenadier divisions. Now YOU can push cardboard around while you play out the epic stand at Hotton on three fully remastered maps that includes all the counters you need to play and a total of 20 scenarios in all. Darkest December for ATS TT includes all the combat counters and large markers you need to play, ships in a ZiplocĀ® style bag, just bring your ATS rulebook and play aids and the standard small Ā½" marker counter sheet and you are IN ACTION in this new take on the Battle of the Bulge classic!

Darkest December covers the battles around Hotton in which American soldiers had to deal with the sudden German onslaught using the Advanced Tobruk System rules and new ATS TT counters.
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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
DD # 1: Sudden Full Contact00 Melines, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican2.8 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 2: Probing For The Bridge00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican6 hrs100% American0%
DD # 3: At The Crossroads00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, BelgiumWTOAmericanGerman4.1 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 4: Grabbing Some Houses00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican0.9 hrs100% American0%
DD # 5: Repulsed00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOGermanAmerican2.9 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 6: Mize Tries Again00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOAmericanGerman4.1 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 7: Another Attempt - The Right Hook00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOAmericanGerman7.8 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 8: Another Attempt - The Left Hook02 5.00Melines, BelgiumWTOAmericanGerman3.8 hrsBalanced2%
DD # 9: Gun Duels00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican3.1 hrs100% German0%
DD # 10: Five-Seventeen Attack00 Melines, BelgiumWTOAmericanGerman4.3 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 11: Slipping Away00 Melines, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican8 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 12: The Grenadier's First Push01 Hotton, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican4.3 hrs100% American1%
DD # 13: Second Push00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican5.6 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 14: The Dying Wave00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican9.3 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 15: Paras On The Run00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOAmericanGerman5.3 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 16: Last Attempt In The Plains00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOAmericanGerman5.4 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 17: Devils In The Woods00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOAmericanGerman3.2 hrs100% German0%
DD # 18: 'Kraut Disinfected'00 Hotton, BelgiumWTOAmericanGerman4.1 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 19: Medal Of Honor00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOAmericanGerman4.6 hrsUnknown0%
DD # 20: The Last To Die00 Hotton-Soy-Melines-Ny Quatre-Bras Crossroads, Belgium WTOAmericanGerman2.4 hrs100% American0%

 * 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: 4.2hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 5

Total playing time: 92hrs

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