HASL 5 - Blood Reef: Tarawa

Published by: Multi-Man Publishing. January 1990
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Introduction:

Historical Module for Advanced Squad Leader, recreating the invasion of the US Marines in Tarawa.
2 historical-accurate mapsheets, 7 scenario campaign game.

Originally published in 1996 by Heat of Battle. Multi-Man Publishing later aquired the rights and published an updated and expanded version.

Contents (MMP edition):
2 22"x31" maps
4 countersheets (3 units, 1 status)
Blood Reef Chapter Divider
Chapter T Rules: T1-T21
7 Scenarios

Advanced Squad Leader, Code of Bushido: ASL Module 8, Yanks: ASL Module 3 and Gung Ho!: ASL Module 9 are required.

Articles and Resources:

TitleAuthorDescriptionPage/url
Blood Reef: Tarawa Gamers GuideMMPAnalysis68

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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
BRT 1: The Hawk095 6.00Red Beach One, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese1.8 hrsBalanced32%
BRT 2: China Girl015 6.00Red Beach One, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese4.9 hrsBalanced5%
BRT 3: Ryan's Orphans051 5.50Green Beach, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese5.5 hrs74% American (USMC)17%
BRT 4: Rikusentai016 6.00The Pocket, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese5.9 hrsBalanced5%
BRT 5: Hell Wouldn't Have It027 6.14Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOJapaneseAmerican (USMC)10.4 hrs63% Japanese9%
BRT 6: A Legend is Born06 6.33Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese22.1 hrs65% Japanese2%
BRT 7: Didn't Have to Be There063 5.38Red Beach Three, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese2.4 hrsBalanced21%
BRT CG 1: A Hell of a Way to Die03 Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese91.1 hrs67% American (USMC)1%
BRT CG 2: A Special Valor04 5.00Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese133.3 hrs100% Japanese1%
BRT CG 3: Utmost Savagery018 4.00Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese119.5 hrsBalanced6%

 * 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: 8.15hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 5.59

Total playing time: 396.9hrs

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