Recent content by Michael R

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    VASL Map Database

    Visit BGG for an inventory of ASL boards: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/126366/asl-mapboard-publication-list
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    So what scenarios have you played Recently?

    I dislike random entry of reinforcements.
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    Soft Ground

    Yes that rule does it too.
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    Old but new to ASL

    Welcome! This website and the FaceBook group are a good way to find help getting started.
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    ASLOK 2019 Hotel Issues?

    Send an email to Bret. He might be able to get special dispensation for you.
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    More "real" SMC names please

    I have rarely named a leader in VASL. I occasionally find it amusing to look at the names of the cardboard leaders that I have pulled for a game.
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    does adjacent smoke affect bypass vertex?

    I will do that for the benefit of everyone when I return from a trip in two weeks.
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    does adjacent smoke affect bypass vertex?

    Thank you all for the thoughtful discussion. I followed the link that JRV gave; that post by Perry definitely indicates the smoke would apply to this shot.
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    does adjacent smoke affect bypass vertex?

    I agree, but my realism brain is telling me that the unit is in the open ground of S10. That's why I ask.
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    does adjacent smoke affect bypass vertex?

    In the attached image, a German unit is leaving hex R9 by bypassing hex S10 along the S9-S10 hexside. The American unit in R8 wishes to fire at the German unit by having LOS to the vertex S9-R9-S10. Does the smoke in R9 give a DRM to the attack? TIA
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    APCR (ASL Player Comparative Ratings)

    I will send an email to Aaron regarding this.
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    An Eastern Front Film that you might want to pass on?

    I read the book as an assignment in college. I always remember the passage describing hiding from the Germans by going into the sh*t under the latrines; it was so vivid for me that it triggered my gag reflex.
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    2019 Street Fighting in Sioux City over Labor Day Weekend

    Awesome write-up. Thank you.
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    So what scenarios have you played Recently?

    Magnus Rimvall and I played AP100 COAL IN THEIR STOCKINGS. I think this is a challenging, fun scenario for both sides. Two reconnaissance forces fight for stone buildings, but with a VP twist. The Americans receive two points for each controlled stone building at the end of each game turn. The...
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    Rally Point Volume #17: Special Study II of the Korean War is now available!

    My experience has been that Schwerepunkt has one or two articles and in-depth scenario analysis. Rally Point does not.
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