Genesis 48

Published by: Critical Hit. January 2001
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Introduction:

Genesis 48 tells the story of a war unlike any before or since. Kibbutzniks defending their homes, fighting alongside their wives. Homemade armored cars trundling into battle. Davidka mortar shells exploding with terrifying shrapnel--due to the soft metal used in the underground shops--with unexpectedly deadly results. The 1948 siege of Jerusalem. Numerous, well-equipped but poorly organized Arab armies.

It's all here in Genesis 48 in a well-researched and extensive module presentation. Three sheets of color die-cut counters include 20 troop-types ranging from elite Israeli Palmach soldiers to Moslem Brotherhood conscripts. Israeli Molotov Tank Hunting Heroes. And more. You also receive numerous new vehicles, including 3 types of Israeli Homemade armored cars, Davidka and Parosh mortars, the Marmon Herrington IV, Jewish 'Sandwich Car' APC, and a variety of half-tracks up-armed with small turrets and a variety of armaments. You also receive a 22" x 34" historical map of Old Jerusalem, a color overlay of a kibbutz, three color card-stock play aids and a 32-page VARIANT rulebook full of vehicle and ordnance notes. All of this equipment is provided to use with the Jerusalem Campaign Game and the 15 well-tested scenarios provided.

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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
Genesis 4: Buying Time01 5.00Yad Mordechai, IsraelMTOEgyptianIsraeli5 hrs100% Egyptian2%
Genesis 1: Sons of Galilee01 7.00Degania A, IsraelMTOSyrianIsraeli4.7 hrsBalanced2%
Genesis 2: Locust Swarm00 Near Hirbet Main, IsraelMTOEgyptianIsraeli9 hrs75% Israeli0%
Genesis 3: Etziongrad00 Kfar Etzion, Palestine MandateMTOArab LeagueIsraeli6.2 hrs67% Israeli0%
Genesis 5: Triple Play00 Malkieh, IsraelMTOArab (Syrian/Lebanese/ALA)Israeli5.5 hrsBalanced0%
Genesis 6: Trapping Nasser00 Hulequait, IsraelMTOIsraeliArab10.6 hrsUnknown0%
Genesis 7: Fatih-Allah00 Mishmar Hayarden, IsraelMTOSyrianIsraeli8.4 hrs100% Israeli0%
Genesis 8: I Dream of Jenin00 Jenin, IsraelMTOIsraeliIraqi16.6 hrs83% Israeli0%
Genesis 9: Gate Crashing01 5.00Jerusalem, IsraelMTOIsraeliArab League9.1 hrs100% Israeli2%
Genesis 10: No Time to be Thamed02 Near Thamed, SinaiDTOIsraeliEgyptian6.3 hrsBalanced5%
Genesis 14: Edge of the Sword01 Gush Etzion, Palestine Mandate MTOArabIsraeli4.5 hrs100% Israeli2%
Genesis 11: Ambush at Mitla00 Milta Pass, SinaiMTOIsraeliEgyptian8.4 hrsUnknown0%
Genesis 12: Final Act00 Katib el-Subha, SinaiDTOIsraeliEgyptian2.1 hrs67% Egyptian0%
Genesis 13: The Monastery00 Jerusalem, IsraelArab LeagueIsraeli5.3 hrs67% Arab League0%
Genesis 15: The Whiskey Wager00 Haifa, Palestine MandateIsraeliArab16.5 hrs100% Israeli0%
Genesis CG 1: O Jerusalem!00 Jerusalem, IsraelArabIsraeliUnknown0%

 * 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: 6.3hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 5.67

Total playing time: 118.2hrs

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