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Sword & Fire: Manila Unboxing

Sword & Fire: Manila Unboxing


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 Unboxing

Hell’s Corner Unboxing


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.

Operation Martlet: Objective Barracuda Unboxing

Operation Martlet: Objective Barracuda Unboxing


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.

Critical Hit Annual #1 - Battle of the Ia Drang

Critical Hit Annual #1 – Battle of the Ia Drang


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 Unboxing

Yanks Unboxing


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 Fight For Hue From Critical Hit

The Fight For Hue From Critical Hit


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.

ASL Pocket Bundle Unboxing

ASL Pocket Bundle Unboxing


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.

Operation Neptune Unboxing

Operation Neptune Unboxing


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.

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