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Hatten is pretty innovative: a pared down, cost effective, compact campaign game, light on SSR's, strong scenarios, and great replay ability. even the map is compact and beautifully rendered in winter white
 

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I know of at least three other HASL campaigns of about the same size and complexity in various pipelines.
Hatten (A HASL that I like) was able to be published first.
 

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Hi :)

What I find especially regrettable is the following: I believe that once a good innovation is developed by TPPs, it is factually burned for MMP.
Why so? The Aerosans / Aerosledges had been published by LFT well before the release of Hakkaa Päälle for example. MMP has announced a few months ago they will be releasing ASL charts (shortly after the release of our own LFT rat Charts v3). So I don't see where there is any limitation to what may be done.

I reckon, MMP then just can't go along to 'copy' it or to add it to their rules - unless TPPs would consent to this.
A long time ago, MMP asked us to publish the Bocage overlays that had been previously published by Tactiques. And of course, we agreed. For free, naturally.

IMHO, we are all concerned by the "good health" of ASL... :)

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About innovations, I guess something to be mentioned is Brevity Assault, with its Operational Level. I would love to see MMP and other TPP dig in the concept and produce more of those.
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About innovations, I guess something to be mentioned is Brevity Assault, with its Operational Level. I would love to see MMP and other TPP dig in the concept and produce more of those.
Congrats to the Italians! They were the first to actually puiblish the Operation concept.
Designers in the US and Germany tried back in the nineties but it was totally rejected back then as junk SSRs.
 

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Greetings Maurizio,

About innovations, I guess something to be mentioned is Brevity Assault, with its Operational Level.
I definitely agree with you.

I would love to see MMP and other TPP dig in the concept and produce more of those.
I have bought the modules but alas, have had no time to play any of those yet... I hope that when back in Europe I will be able to.

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Congrats to the Italians! They were the first to actually puiblish the Operation concept.
Designers in the US and Germany tried back in the nineties but it was totally rejected back then as junk SSRs.
I believe that the On All Fronts issue "Armor Leader in Normandy" was one of the first operational ASL games published. It was a hoot to playtest at the time, very enjoyable. Obviously it was very simple and crude compared to current products, but it was very innovative and easy to play.
 

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I did not know about "On All Fronts' efforts, that now makes 4 fifferent groups that I know of that has worked on that concept at one time or another.
 

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I believe that the On All Fronts issue "Armor Leader in Normandy" was one of the first operational ASL games published. It was a hoot to playtest at the time, very enjoyable. Obviously it was very simple and crude compared to current products, but it was very innovative and easy to play.
I didn't know either. Do you think it is possible to find a copy? or maybe (this is my investor-business-dark side) rework on it and republish? 🆒
 

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Fly that plane quicker! I can see the DHL update and hopefully arrives tomorrow :)
 

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A long time ago, MMP asked us to publish the Bocage overlays that had been previously published by Tactiques. And of course, we agreed. For free, naturally.

IMHO, we are all concerned by the "good health" of ASL... :)
Kudos for that. Also loved that the various Bocage scenarios of that issue were also redone...save one...probably the best of the lot - "Roses for Vandervoort". Wonder why? If it weren't an IP issue, we should 'nudge' MMP to get that one into an Annual sometime soon... :unsure:;)
 

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I would just like to say a HUGE thank you to the good folks at LFT. I woke up this morning to the mailman ringing my buzzer and was handed a nice A4 package. I had no idea what it might be because I was not expecting anything. I opened it up to discover it was a copy of the new Yankee ASL Nor'Easter Pack II, compliments of LFT.

WOW, this was exceptionally kind of you and I really do appreciate it. Many thanks :)
 
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