Soldiers of the Negus
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Soldiers of the Negus features 8 scenarios depicting actions from the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935-1936.
All the counters are 1/2", a few counters that are normally represented by 5/8" counters (like AT-Guns and snipers) appear in a small version here.
The set includes rules for the Ethiopian Army. They can try to flip (YES: flip!) over the small Italian tank-ettes.
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|The First of Many|
Jobbo Fett: 6.0 out of 10. [Review score: 0] [Agree] [Disagree]
Firstly, I wish to point out that this review is based mostly on the updated scenarios released in Hollow Legions 3rd Edition.
This scenario pack is one of the early attempts at something particularly striking, depicting combat from one of the lesser known conflicts, overshadowed by several civil wars and then the Second World War. The pack provides interesting details on the conflict... Read full review...
|SoN 1: Our Place in the Sun||0||3||6.40||Amba Augher, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Italian / Eritrean||Ethiopian||6 hrs||Balanced||2%|
|SoN 2: Criniti's Escape||0||5||5.57||Dembeguina Pass, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Italian||Ethiopian||7.4 hrs||Balanced||4%|
|SoN 3: The Golden Mountain||0||33||6.00||The Tembien, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Ethiopian||Italian||2.6 hrs||63% Ethiopian||26%|
|SoN 4: The Bitwoded Gamble||0||2||2.67||Near Amba Aradam, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Ethiopian||Italian / Eritrean||7 hrs||Unknown||2%|
|SoN 5: Circle the Wagons!||0||7||1.60||Near Selaclaca, The Shire, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Ethiopian||Italian||6.7 hrs||100% Italian||6%|
|SoN 6: Keber Zabania||0||2||6.00||Mai Ceu, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Ethiopian||Italian (Eritrean)||6.4 hrs||60% Italian (Eritrean)||2%|
|SoN 7: The Wells of Borgut||0||2||7.50||Borgut, The Ogaden, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Italian / Eritrean||Ethiopian||7.4 hrs||100% Ethiopian||2%|
|SoN 8: Last Hope at New Flower||0||2||5.67||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia||E-AFR||Ethiopian||Italian||7.4 hrs||100% Italian||2%|
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(Dark) grey rows indicate Night scenarios.
Median length of scenarios: 6.85hrs
Average rating of scenarios: 5.18
Total playing time: 50.9hrs