Sword and Fire: Manila is a Historical Advanced Squad Leader (HASL) module covering the month-long American effort to wrest control of “The Pearl” from the Japanese.
Hell’s Corner ASL historical pack, focusing on battles between the US Marine Corp and the Imperial Japanese Army around the Matanikau River, Guadalcanal, in the Fall of 1942.
June 1944: On the right flank of Operation EPSOM, the British set up Operation MARTLET. This operation was necessary because EPSOM was vulnerable to German counterattack from the high ground in the Rauray area.
In August, 1942 U.S. Marines of the 1st Marine Division captured the islands of Tulagi, Gavutu, and Tanambogo among which the Japanese Navy had constructed a naval and seaplane base.
This is a quick review of Critical Hit’s take on former Lt. Col Hal Moore’s first of many battles in Vietnam. The battle in the Ia Drang is now famous thanks to the 1992 book “We Were Soldiers” and the subsequent film in 2004 starring Mel Gibson. In this review I look at the map, helicopter rules, how they fit into the ASL rule set, and give my thoughts if Critical Hit Annual Issue #1 is worth purchasing or not.
Yanks is back, and better than ever, as it now includes the essential elements of Paratrooper and 24 additional scenarios. Yanks contains the entire United States Army order of battle for ASL.
The following is continuation of my reviews of Cold War era Advanced Squad Leader games from Critical Hit. This review includes: looking at the capabilities of the ARVN, a look at the scenarios, the sniper counter for the NVA, and a brief introduction into how helicopters work in world of ASL.
If I were to hazard a guess, between this new Pocket Bundle and the availability of the electronic version of the ASL Rulebook, we’ll never see the large and overly clunky three ring binder rulebook printed again.
The following is an in-depth open box review of Dien Bien Phu the Advanced Squad Leader Comp module from Critical Hit.
Operation Neptune gives insight into the British Army assault of the River Seine at Vernon, France in late August, 1944. This pack provides players the opportunity to see how they would fare in a forced river crossing and clearing operation in both scenario and CG form.