Category Archives: WWII

ASL – The Agony of Doom

The Agony of Doom is a great scenario which features interesting set of vehicles. Russians have fielded the big guns, ISU-152, pair of ISU-122, supported by a pair of T34/85’s. Against this set of massive tracked firepower comes solitary Tiger … Continue reading

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ASL – Slamming of the Door

We had another ASL Sunday, and an opportunity to play out another fine scenario, Slamming of the Door (#129). There, ill equipped Germans meet vast Russian horde with armored support. Given the early war situation, neither side has tanks that result one shot … Continue reading

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ASL – Comissar’s House

Recently there was an opportunity to enter Comissar’s House. A legendary Stalingrad scenario of bloody street fighting in terms of ASL. All things needed for both sides feeling the pain are there: German assault engineers, DC’s, flamethrowers and one strong fortified … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XVII – Buffalo Wings

While waiting for the release of JD Webster’s Wings of the Motherland, Against the Odds published magazine game about the Finnish aviation under name of Buffalo Wings. This little minigame is more of a return to the relative simplicity of … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XVI – Desert Steel

On the series of Obscure but Interesting Games it is time to have a look towards North Africa, and stay firmly on sand. Admittedly, because I missed the era of PanzerBlitz by some unacceptable margin (of course I played PanzerBlitz … Continue reading

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What would life be without…

You may have guessed right the latest acquisition. Or not. ASL pocket edition is book for people with very large pockets and long journeys. Unfortunately my own three ring binder is separated from my current location by more than thousand … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XV – Bomb Alley

Second World War at Sea: Bomb Alley is a game that had interesting mechanics and even more interesting subject, but unfortunately fell into victim to unthinkably bad execution. Perhaps the odd square based map instead of hexes should have ring … Continue reading

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