SASL only players?

DQuin

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Does anybody here play SASL exclusively when playing ASL solo? If so, what is it you like better about SASL than simply playing both sides of a scenario?

I’ve been toying around with both and can’t quite decide which I like better. I love the balance of a standard scenario, but for a solo experience, I think SASL provides another very important layer of suspense and “realism” with fog of war and command & control. So many charts and dice rolls though!
 

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What i like about SASL
  1. no pressure to do 2, 3 or 4 logs per week. I play when i want, and can stop mid turn
  2. i actually really like the SASL system
  3. I like running "my guys" through multiple scenarios. i feel like each game is a "band of brothers" like chapter
  4. i like tweeting something against me or in my favour, when i want to try something different or play against a particular thing (like i'll randomly give my side or theirs a flamethrower, or air support, to try those rules)
  5. depending on my mood, i can play any sort of game i feel like playing
  6. i don't mind all the charts and die rolls. Once you've done it a few times, you can get through it pretty quickly. Quicker than waiting for an opponent to complete his turns most times
What i like about ASL play by email
  1. playing alone most of the time, i've developed some bad rules habits (playing the game in the wrong order or playing a common rule just plain wrong through ignorance. I like when my opponent pulls me up and straitens me out
  2. i like feeling like i am playing against another person, are they a stronger player than me? Will they fall for this fake edge board run?
  3. i like the wity banter that comes with most games
 

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What i like about SASL
  1. no pressure to do 2, 3 or 4 logs per week. I play when i want, and can stop mid turn
  2. i actually really like the SASL system
  3. I like running "my guys" through multiple scenarios. i feel like each game is a "band of brothers" like chapter
  4. i like tweeting something against me or in my favour, when i want to try something different or play against a particular thing (like i'll randomly give my side or theirs a flamethrower, or air support, to try those rules)
  5. depending on my mood, i can play any sort of game i feel like playing
  6. i don't mind all the charts and die rolls. Once you've done it a few times, you can get through it pretty quickly. Quicker than waiting for an opponent to complete his turns most times
What i like about ASL play by email
  1. playing alone most of the time, i've developed some bad rules habits (playing the game in the wrong order or playing a common rule just plain wrong through ignorance. I like when my opponent pulls me up and straitens me out
  2. i like feeling like i am playing against another person, are they a stronger player than me? Will they fall for this fake edge board run?
  3. i like the wity banter that comes with most games
A nice breakdown. I’ve really enjoyed how the SASL system can create a unique narrative with the random events that’s rarely duplicated in a standard scenario.
 
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