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  1. Augie

    Ersatz VASLeague 2021

    I think Stefano sent an email, but just in case... We played AP148 Beacon of Hope. Stefano Piccardo's Swedes/Norwegians performed an excellent defense and defeated Mike Augustine's attacking Germans.
  2. Augie

    So what scenarios have you played Recently?

    No, but a wounded hero that fails a MC does. From the RB: 5.2 HEROES: A hero is represented by a SMC with a Strength Factor of 1-4-9. If it fails a MC, the hero is considered wounded and the counter flipped to the wounded side where it displays a Strength Factor of 1-3-8 and must undergo a...
  3. Augie

    VASL 6.6.1 counters font is fuzzy

    I would concur, the units on board are quite good. The few small fuzzy toolbar items are a lower priority for me. It's the Dice Rolls in the chat that are the worse. Those large dice rolls are truly out of focus, and makes me feel like I need glasses.
  4. Augie

    VASL 6.6.1 counters font is fuzzy

    I am running VASSAL 3.4.12. on a PC. Played with Disabling DirectX D3D pipeline. No joy yet.
  5. Augie

    VASL 6.6.1 counters font is fuzzy

    I loaded the latest VASL 6.6.1. Everything works fine. However, the counters, font and toolbar have a fuzzy, out-of-focus look to them. Dice rolls in chat are particularly noticeable. Anyone know if this is fixable, or if this a current feature of 6.6.1?
  6. Augie

    Mud, Paved Road and Open Ground

    Bogging in a paved road hex due to this = that ditch was a bitch!
  7. Augie

    ASLSK New Rule Wishlist

    There is a lot of 'good rules' missing from SK, which were surely decided for simplicity reasons. But I agree with Evan Sherry that a rule that is needed is Deliberate Immobilization. Without it, many tanks are essentially unstoppable in SK. My other personal preference for inclusion is Open...
  8. Augie

    #34: Storm of Steel

    Loved US chocolate, including Hershey's, growing up. Then I was stationed in Germany. German (and every other European chocolate) has spoiled my palate. I have not finished a Hershey's bar since. I will spend the $$ for European or other high end chocolates. I heard that about 100+ years...
  9. Augie

    eRulebook, Pocket Chapter H and errata update (for those not on FB)

    Scott, Can I plead that for the eASLRB has the Index updated? In spite of numerous expansions (and CGs/HASLs) since the original release of ASLRBv2, the Index has not been updated (nor errata provided) for HP, FW, and other important rules additions or changes.
  10. Augie

    "Boss, boss!!! De plane, de plane!!!"

    I think the Major was looking for a more colorful answer: On DR 4, a flak explodes so close that the pilot craps his pants. The pilot and the crew spends the entire turn trying to clean up the mess.
  11. Augie

    Updated ASL Armory

    I, for one, find it very useful. But also, I know such projects can be time consuming. It is the cherry on top, and if you decide not to do it, I will still be grateful for the armory that you provide.
  12. Augie

    VASLeague 2019 General Discussion

    Mike Augustine results for 2019 Top League -- Record 2-2 52 Mar 31, 2019 Amerikanskaya Suka FrF98 Russian - attacker Won Nogueira, Carl (played German-defender) n/a 53 May 21, 2019 Propitious Arrival SP254 German - defender Won Boudrenghien, Francois (played French-attacker) n/a 54...
  13. Augie

    APCR (ASL Player Comparative Ratings)

    My quick thoughts: Player ratings for Non-Tournament games contributes to weird, undesirable, competitive behavior - some of which has been noted here. There is also other 'weird behaviors' that have not been stated that I have seen or heard. APCR should only be used for Tourneys. I...
  14. Augie

    Sad and angry About VASL 6.5.0

    I suggest "Axis/CPVA/KPA OB", which would also couple better with "Allies/UN OB". Also, if one feels the CPVA rules are cumbersome, I suggest picking up "Rally Point 17 - Special Study II of the Korean War". It has the "CPVA Guide: Organized by Sequence of Play", which can come in very handy.
  15. Augie

    VASL Map Online Problem/Suggestion Form

    VASL Problem Boards m and n: When selecting "PTO light jungle", the grain/kunai as well as the orchard/palm trees disappear
  16. Augie

    AAR - Meatchoppers With Knives - RPT167

    Great and fun AAR. However, Walt should have dug a little deeper in the rules, and the bayonet charge should have gone forward. Per W.6A and W5.2, French leaders are exempt from Bayonet Charge NTC.
  17. Augie

    Twin Cities ASL 2/8/20-- VALENTINE'S DAY

    Double spoiler - I already got a meaty 99th scenario designed - destined for a future Rally Point.
  18. Augie

    Twin Cities ASL 2/8/20-- VALENTINE'S DAY

    Spoiler alert - There should be a scenario with Valentines in the next Rally Point release. Also a scenario featuring the Minnesota National Guard (the 34th Division) will be in it as well.
  19. Augie

    Missing Counter Series: the Blacker Bombard

    If they wanted to use terminology of the era, the reverse should have FUBAR
  20. Augie

    Brevity Assault pack available for pre-orders!

    Note on the Advance Fire website for Biazza Ridge - the 45th Division is known as the Thunderbird Division (not the Thunderbolts).
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