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MONSTERS! - 2/12/2013 12:36:50 PM   
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Has anyone actually beaten this scenario? I'm getting tanked (pun intended) and I'm only playing on the default normal difficulty

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RE: MONSTERS! - 2/12/2013 1:33:34 PM   
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Are you playing as the Germans?

If so, one strategy is found here: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/363928/smoke-firing-in-firefight-the-monster

Basically, knowing that the first hill is a bit of a red herring and the use of smoke are key. Sprint to the objectives that a re further away as they are more valuable. Get up high, hide behind more smoke and hope for some good rolls agains the T-34s.

This is based on the tabletop game so I'm not sure how Persistent APs would affect all that it that is they way you a re playing. Good luck and report back!

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RE: MONSTERS! - 2/12/2013 1:38:40 PM   
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Thanks. I'll look at the strategy used.

I don't use persistent APs

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RE: MONSTERS! - 2/12/2013 7:34:37 PM   
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I beat the AI on normal by creating a big group of tanks on the left then sweeping over the hill using group moves and fire groups.

They went over the hill then moved east to engage the T34 monsters up close and personal. The eastern tanks swept right, avoiding the hill.

The AT guns and trucks got wasted where they stood.

The half track and LMG sprinted to the rear west VP.

Was close on points. The T34s were used poorly by the AI.

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RE: MONSTERS! - 2/12/2013 7:41:10 PM   
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I beat the AI on normal by creating a large group of tanks on the left. They swept over the left end of the closest hill then swung east to engage the T34s up close and personal.

Meanwhile, the right side tanks headed east round the closest hill.

The AT guns and trucks died where they stood.

The half track and LMG sprinted for the rear western VP.

It was close in the end. The T34s were not as scary as I had imagined, though the AI didn't play them very well.

I didn't use smoke to block initial Russian fire lanes, though I believe that is a good German option.

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RE: MONSTERS! - 2/12/2013 7:42:02 PM   
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So good I posted twice!

Accidentally!

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