Critical Hit # 2

Published by: Critical Hit. January 1990
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Introduction:

Critical Hit Magazine Issue #2. 48 pages (including 15 scenarios). The second issue of Critical Hit Magazine, billed as an “Eastern Front Special Issue,” is meatier than the first, increasing both the number of pages and scenarios by a third. Worthy articles include a Scenario Replay (of CH13, Moyland Bloody Moyland) by top-rank ASL players Ray Tapio and Steve Pleva, an article with tips for beginners by Russ Gifford, and an article on Red Barricades tactics by Tim Robinson and Tom Ruta. Some copies may have come with cave and landing craft play aids or an ASL Index.

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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
CH 11: Rite of Passage035 7.25Western Ukraine, RussiaETOPartisanGerman5.1 hrsBalanced8%
CH 12: Snow Ghosts07 Khristishche, RussiaETORussianGerman4.7 hrs86% German2%
CH 13: Moyland, Bloody Moyland044 4.50Moyland, GermanyWTOCanadianGerman5.6 hrsBalanced10%
CH 14: Ninety Minute War0151 7.82Agana, Guam, the MarianasPTOJapaneseGuamanian3.4 hrs57% Japanese33%
CH 15: No Farther013 7.25South of Barrikady, Stalingrad, USSRETOGermanRussian9 hrs59% Russian3%
CH 16: Out of Luck032 5.67South of Busk, PolandETOPolishRussian3.3 hrsBalanced7%
CH 17: Funnies at Zyfflich010 Zyfflich, GermanyWTOCanadianGerman20.6 hrsUnknown2%
CH 18: Raging Furnace035 5.67Oboyan, RussiaETOGerman (SS)Russian7 hrs57% Russian8%
CH 19: Into the Valley053 7.00RussiaETORussianGerman5.9 hrs58% German12%
CH 20: The Hand of Fate021 Custinne, BelgiumWTOGermanAmerican9.1 hrs76% German5%
CH 21: A Ridge Too Far06 7.00Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon IslandsPTOAmerican (USMC)Japanese17.3 hrs80% Japanese1%
CH 22: Schwerpunkt01 6.00Targul Frumos, RomaniaETORussianGerman16 hrs100% Russian0%
CH 23: Suffer the Children...012 5.00Grochow Suburb of Warsaw, PolandETOGermanPolish9.8 hrsBalanced3%
CH 24: Those Normandy Nights02 Near Azeville, FranceWTOAmericanGerman2.9 hrsUnknown0%
CH 25: Land of the Khan038 7.00Lanfeng, ChinaCBIChineseJapanese7.6 hrs61% Chinese8%

 * 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: 6.38

Total playing time: 127.3hrs

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