Those Ragged Bloody Heroes

Published by: Critical Hit. January 1998
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Introduction:

Named after the famous book by Peter Brune (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1991), billed as “a book for all Australians”, TRBH brings you into the impenetrable jungle of New Guinea as your men of the Australian 7th Division do battle with the starved but tenacious Japanese defenders of the 41st Infantry Regiment dug into the Gona Mission. A gorgeous map depicting the palm-lined coastline of New Guinea, special rules, play aids, Platoon Leader campaign, and four scenarios round out this ground-breaking module. Designed and developed by Australians Paul Haseler and Mark McGilchrist.

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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
GONA3: Cold Comfort019 7.00South of Gona Village, New GuineaPTOJapaneseAustralian1.8 hrsBalanced44%
GONA2: Gona's Gone07 5.00Gona Village, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese4.8 hrs71% Japanese16%
GONA1: On the Right Flank06 5.50Gona Village, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese5.3 hrs67% Australian14%
GONA4: Early Surprise03 South of Gona Village, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese1.6 hrs67% Australian7%
GONA6: Skilbeck's Gauntlet02 South of Gona Mission, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese1.6 hrsBalanced5%
GONA5: Desperate Escape01 Gona Village, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese4.7 hrs100% Australian2%
GONA CG 1: Those Ragged Bloody Heroes01 8.00Gona, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese75% Australian2%
GONA 7: Repulsed on the Beach00 East Gona Village, New GuineaPTOJapanese Australian6.9 hrs100% Australian0%

 * 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: 4.7hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 6.38

Total playing time: 26.7hrs

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