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  1. msoong38

    Question about YASL24

    In "The Flying Column", SSR B mentioned that "Japanese unit can not voluntarily move/advance/rout into board 71." But portion of the IJA force sets up in board 71, does that mean they can not move/adv/rout unless they are on the edge and can move to another board?
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    How to "reset" my VASL login account on a computer?

    Q: Ok I just switched to another computer while I am on a trip. I am continuing a PBEM game that was started on my home computer. looks like I made the mistake of not using the exact same login name and PW, so now he does not think I am the same person, so all of the concealed units are hidden...
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    Rationale for Japanese Knee mortar portage

    Sorry if this has already been talked about before... In a recent ASL thread in the FB group, the question came up on what the IJA Knee mortar is so high in its portage cost given it's small form factor. Anyone here knows about the design decision that arrived at the current value? Thanks in...
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    Automation feature request

    Many of us uses the phase wheel to keep track of where we are. I imaging it wouldn’t be difficult to implement some global key command for marker maintenance, I.e after movement phase is turned to DF phase, auto remove all resid counters. after DF is moved to Af, auto remove all Df marker...
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    Help with Biazza Ridge Hillock rule

    My friend and I are about to start on Biazza Ridge, playing all the scenarios in sequence via VASL. I am trying to wrap my head around 2.1 the Hillock rules, but am having problem understanding. Is there some more explanation or other tutorial I can find somewhere? Thanks in advance...
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    Guns offset from their hex

    I am playing VASL with my buddy, we are both on the 6.4.4 release. I am on MacOS but he is on Windows. IN general everything works fine. There is only one weird thing, which is that a Gun counter on my screen would be in a hex, but on his screen would be displaced to as far as one hex away...
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    Introduction to Caves

    My regular PTO opponent and I are contemplating tackling caves for the first time. Any suggestions on reading material, as well as which scenarios to start with will be appreciated!
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    Multiple Leaders going berserk

    We haver this situation: There are two leaders (a 9-1 and a 8-0) plus a sq in a hex. The 8-0 went berserk, so now the 9-1 and the SQ does their task check to see if they go berserk too. The Squad stayed calm, but the 9-1 went nuts as well. Question, does the Squad have to now do ANOTHER TC to...
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    Possible error in FT218 Taking Luneville?

    About to do the last scenario of our Luneville campaign. I noticed that the first group of US Reinforcement comes in turn 1 on the EAST side of Board 51. The German turn 1 reinforcement is also on the EAST side of board 51. Based on where other US are entering the board, I have a suspicion...
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    Q re scenario archive search result

    The Scenario archive has been a godsend in terms of tracking what I have and what I want to play, so a hearty thanks! I have a question regarding search result: Right now it lists the results in a tabular view. Is there any way to get additional scenario results from that tabular view, mainly...
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    Draggable overlay stopped working on my Mac

    After the latest MacOS update (I am now at 10.13.2), (and my Java is at version 1.8.0_151-b12). The draggable overlay (not the new terrain stuff, but the vanila dragable overlays) stopped working. So they are visible but when I click on them they can not be selected. Log shows no errors. Any...
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    Any article or playing aid for Panjis?

    encountering panjis for the first time in my next pto pbem game. Reading the rules and my eye is blazing over. Any helper material out there?
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    Q re SP204: Yankee Pride, Error in SSR?

    SSR 2 states that All AFV that changes elevation have to make a BOG check. With a +1 DRM when Crossing road bedside. Now +!DRM on a BOG check means it's more likely to bog right? So if traveling on road is more likely to bog than if traveling in open ground? Should that mean "a -1DRM if...
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    F2F Opponent wanted in Tokyo, Japan

    I will be in Tokyo for business, and will have either 11/13 or 11/14 Evenings open. Anyone up for a game?
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    VASL problems (help appreciated)

    Here's the sequence of events: A few days ago I accidentally deleted all my map and extension files, so I have to reinstall them, and now I use all version 6 board, Previously I have probably a mixture of older v5 board and v6. Now with some of my opponents things works fine, but with one of...
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    Playing DTO with CH products

    I want to get into DTO but do not have West of Alamein... Does any of the CH's desert packs include any of the needed information counters for playing DTO? (I can't even find a copy of WoA on eBay, so thinking about able to do DTO through other means). Any feedback appreciated...
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    What happens to a wounded DC Hero?

    Q: I have a IJA D.C. Hero who just got wounded. So he stops one hex short of his target. What happens now? Does he just blows up in place at the end of its movement phase? Can he throw the D.C. Instead?
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    Vae Victis English translations

    Looks like there are a lot of VV ASL scenarios that might not be exposed to the English speaking world. Are there English translations for them somewhere? If not is there plans to maybe come out with a "best of VV" pack in English somewhere?
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    Suggestion for BFP

    I loved the themed packs that BFP does with a lot of care and high quality scenarios (i.e. PiF, Blood and Jungle, etc.). I think one under-presented theater is France '40. Is there interest (or better yet, plans) for a big France '40 pack in the vein of PiF or Blood and Jungle? Milton
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