ASL 7a - Hollow Legions (3rd Edition)

Published by: Multi-Man Publishing. December 2021
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This updated version of HOLLOW LEGIONS includes the complete contents of the original (the entire Italian order of battle and Italian Chapter H—now updated, two desert boards, and eight scenarios), plus all the scenarios, boards, rules, and Desert parts from the now-superseded WEST OF ALAMEIN, plus Soldiers of the Negus, and 29 out-of-print scenarios.
Additionally, HOLLOW LEGIONS now includes the rules and scenarios from Soldiers of the Negus, originally published by our friends at ELR that expands the Italian theater to East Africa and the Second Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935-36. This was Mussolini's war of aggression to conquer Ethiopia (Abyssinia) from Emperor Haile Selassie's largely tribal armies and is widely seen as a precursor to WWII. A full complement of counters for both Ethiopian and Eritrean (allied with Italy) forces is included.
In total, HOLLOW LEGIONS includes a whopping 53 scenarios:
The original 8 scenarios from WEST OF ALAMEIN and the original 8 scenarios from HOLLOW LEGIONS;
21 scenarios from various out-of-print publications (such as the ASL JOURNAL, ASL ANNUAL, and The GENERAL) that feature either Italians or Desert actions (and sometimes both), including the mini-campaign Line In The Sand;
All eight scenarios from Action Pack 3, which featured the Italians.
Eight scenarios from Soldiers of the Negus.

Map board(s):

Board: 25, 25e, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

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35: Blazin' Chariots05 6.005 miles NE of Gabr Saleh, LibyaDTOBritishGerman5 hrs67% German0%
36: Rachi Ridge01 5.00Leros, GreeceMTOGermanBritish8 hrsUnknown0%
37: Khamsin03 8.5025 miles SW of Tobruk, LibyaDTOGermanBritish10.4 hrs100% German0%
38: Escape From Derna027 Derna, LibyaDTOBritishGerman10.5 hrs85% German1%
39: Turning the Tables00 Mersa El Brega, LibyaDTOGermanBritish8.5 hrsUnknown0%
40: Fort McGregor01 6.505 miles S of Medjez El Bab, TunisiaDTOGermanBritish8.8 hrs100% British0%
41: A Bridgehead Too Wet00 West fo Wadi Zigzaou, TunisiaDTOGermanBritish16.9 hrsUnknown0%
42: Point of No Return062 8.006.5 miles east of Sidi Rezegh, LibyaDTOGermanNew Zealand20.8 hrs57% German2%
51: The Taking of Takrouna03 6.00Takrouna, TunisiaDTONew ZealandItalian3.7 hrsBalanced0%
52: Too Little, Too Late01 5.00Parma, ItalyMTOItalianGerman (SS)5.3 hrsUnknown0%
53: A High Price to Pay0114 1.00Syracuse, SicilyMTOItalianBritish5.3 hrsBalanced4%
54: Bridge to Nowhere02 9.00Yasnaya Polyana, Ukraine, USSRETOItalianRussian6.7 hrs100% Italian0%
55: Retribution03 6.00Palma di Montechiaro, SicilyMTOAmericanItalian7.3 hrs67% American0%
56: Half A Chance00 Bir el Gubi, LibyaDTOBritishItalian15.3 hrsUnknown0%
57: The Battle For Rome067 6.50Porta San Paolo, RomeMTOGermanItalian13.4 hrs58% Italian2%
58: Ci Arrendiamo00 Sidi Saleh, LibyaDTOItalianBritish14.6 hrsUnknown0%
253: Our Place In the Sun05 5.43Amba Augher, EthiopiaE-AFREritreanEthiopian5.8 hrs75% Eritrean0%
254: Criniti's Escape020 5.50Dembeguina Pass, EthiopiaE-AFRItalianEthiopian7.4 hrs59% Ethiopian1%
255: The Bitwoded Gamble018 6.14Amba Aradam, EthiopiaE-AFREthiopianItalian7 hrsBalanced1%
256: The Golden Mountain043 6.00The Tembien, EthiopiaE-AFREthiopianItalian/Eritrean2.7 hrs63% Ethiopian1%
257: Circle the Wagons!015 4.70Selaclaca, The Shire, EthiopiaE-AFREthiopianItalian/Eritrean6.4 hrs100% Italian/Eritrean0%
258: Kebur Zabagna014 6.71Mai Ceu, EthiopiaE-AFREthiopianEritrean6.4 hrs64% Eritrean0%
259: The Wells of Borgut06 6.25Borgut, The Ogaden, EthiopiaE-AFRItalian/EritreanEthiopian7.5 hrs80% Ethiopian0%
260: Last Hope at New Flower04 5.80Addis Ababa, EthiopiaE-AFREthiopianItalian/Eritrean7.5 hrs75% Italian/Eritrean0%
261: Across the Wire054 6.33Nezvet Ghirba, LibyaDTOBritishItalian4.2 hrs64% Italian2%
262: Showdown at Tug Argan Pass01 7.00Tug Argan Pass, SomalilandE-AFRItalianBritish (Indian)10.2 hrs100% British (Indian)0%
263: Camp Nibeiwa02 6.00Bir Enba, EgyptDTOBritishItalian13.8 hrs67% British0%
264: "They're Here! Reverse!"052 7.00Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish8.3 hrs60% British2%
265: Men of the Mountains0145 6.86On the Budva-Cetinje Road, MontenegroMTOPartisanItalian4.6 hrs59% Partisan5%
266: Nocturnal Attrition040 7.00Sidi Rezegh, LibyaDTONew ZealandItalian3.7 hrs75% New Zealand1%
267: Cutting Out a Strongpoint037 6.257 miles S of Halfaya Pass, EgyptDTOSouth AfricanItalian/German6.6 hrs65% Italian/German1%
268: Savoia!03 6.67Izbushensky, RussiaETOItalianRussian10.7 hrsBalanced0%
269: Rommel's Remedy055 6.75Alam Halfa, EgyptDTOAxisNew Zealand6.9 hrs56% New Zealand2%
270: Egypt's Last Hope04 6.00Alam Halfa, EgyptDTOGermanBritish6.7 hrsBalanced0%
271: Twisted Knickers04 6.00Point 102, Alam el Halfa Ridge, EgyptDTOGermanBritish2.4 hrsBalanced0%
272: The Art of Dying0164 6.55Kotovskij, RussiaETOItalianRussian6.9 hrs60% Russian5%
273: Castello Fatato024 5.00Meshkov, RussiaETOItalianRussian6.7 hrs62% Russian1%
274: The Valley of Death032 7.83Arbuzov, RussiaETOAxisRussian4.8 hrs61% Russian1%
275: Village of the Damned0167 6.75Arbuzov, RussiaETORussianAxis2.5 hrsBalanced5%
276: Winter of Their Discontent080 7.50Chertkovo, RussiaETORussianAxis7.8 hrs57% Axis3%
277: Victory Is Life029 5.50Rossosh, RussiaETOItalianRussian8.5 hrs65% Italian1%
278: Red Don06 6.38Near Babka, RussiaETORussianItalian5.5 hrsBalanced0%
279: Ghost Riders03 6.00Shelyakino, RussiaETOAxisRussian6.5 hrsBalanced0%
280: Agony at Arnautovo04 7.00Arnautovo, RussiaETORussianItalian6.8 hrsBalanced0%
281: Tridentina Avanti!06 7.50Nikolajewka, RussiaETOAxisRussian8.8 hrs62% Russian0%
282: The Last Day of the Cuneense04 6.00Near Valuyki, RussiaETOItalianRussian5.3 hrs100% Russian0%
283: Gift of Time04 7.40Kasserine Pass, TunisiaDTOGerman/ItalianBritish/American9.1 hrs67% German/Italian0%
284: Crisis at Kasserine022 6.83Kasserine Pass, TunisiaDTOGerman/ItalianAmerican/French31.7 hrs64% German/Italian1%
285: Recon in Force08 6.90Porto Empedolce, ItalyMTOAmericanItalian/German7.9 hrs71% American0%
286: Danger Forward062 5.75Alimena, SicilyMTOAmericanItalian7 hrs66% American2%
287: Flea Circus03 7.00Mezzocamino, ItalyMTOGermanItalian5.3 hrs67% German0%
288: All Roads Lead to Rome02 5.50Magliana, ItalyMTOItalianGerman6.3 hrs100% Italian0%
289: The Hunters Become the Hunted012 6.50Monterotondo, ItalyMTOGermanItalian9.6 hrs56% German0%
LitS Mini-CG: A Line in the Sand02 6.50Alam Halfa, EgyptDTOGerman/ItalianBritishBalanced0%

 * 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: 7hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 6.33

Total playing time: 436.3hrs

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