Tag: USMC

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.

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 Rising Sun Unboxing

Rising Sun Unboxing


Rising Sun is Advanced Squad Leader’s long-awaited return to the jungles, islands, and atolls of the southwest Pacific. Multi-Man Publishing has combined the original ASL modules Code of Bushido (1990) and Gung Ho! (1991) and reprinted them in one monster package.

ASL AAR: Ambitious Plans (HS9)

ASL AAR: Ambitious Plans (HS9)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Ambitious Plans (HS9) Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 27, 1942 Location: Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands Attacker: Japanese (2nd Battalion, 124th Regiment) Defender: American (USMC) (1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division with ad hoc Landing Craft Flotilla) After a series of Bloody Ridge engagements […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - American Devil (S71)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – American Devil (S71)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – American Devil (S71) Here’s the historical situation: Date: January 17, 1945 Location: Potpot Luzon, The Philippines Attacker: Japanese – 1st Battalion, 2nd Mobile Infantry Regiment and 4th Company, 7th Tank Regiment Defender: Americans – 3rd Battalion, 103rd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division and […]

Breaking Heartstrings ASL Campaign Game

Breaking Heartstrings ASL Campaign Game


Breaking Heartstrings is Lone Canuck Publishing’s Advanced Squad Leader PTO tactical mission that never saw a release as an official module. Instead George Kelln offered it up for free as part of his “ASL for Fun” series. Every part of it is downloadable, including a full VASL map. In my case I managed to snag […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - Stovepipe Funeral (S69)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Stovepipe Funeral (S69)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Stovepipe Funeral (S69). Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: Japanese – 136th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Company and 4th Company, 9th Tank Regiment Defender: Americans (USMC) – Companies, A & G, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division w/Company Reserve As part of the invasion […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - Kawaguchi's Gamble (S64)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Kawaguchi’s Gamble (S64)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Kawaguchi’s Gamble (S64). Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 9, 1942 Location: Near Henderson Field, Guadalcanal Attacker: Japanese – 1st Battalion, 124th Regiment and 2nd Battalion, 4th Regiment Defender: Americans (USMC) – Raider Battalion and Para-marine Battalion Colonel Merritt Edson’s command, a composite […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - Kawaguchi's Gamble (S64)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Kawaguchi’s Gamble (S64)


AAR by: Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Kawaguchi’s Gamble (S64). Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 9, 1942 Location: Near Henderson Field, Guadalcanal Attacker: Japanese – 1st Battalion, 124th Regiment and 2nd Battalion, 4th Regiment Defender: Americans (USMC) – Raider Battalion and Para-marine Battalion Colonel Merritt Edson’s command, a composite battalion made up […]

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