Tag Archives: WWII

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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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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ASL Day – Under the Noel Trees

One of the classic scenarios, Under the Noel Trees features hidden, emplaced US tank destroyers facing German Stug III and Pz IV tanks that are attempting to cross open terrain. To make matters worse (or better as it turned out), … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XIV – Flat Top

Avalon Hill’s Flat Top was a game I always wanted to like. So unique, so incredibly realistic design. As close to Carrier operations I ever envisioned. I checked every detail of the game in advance, read about it and got into the system … Continue reading

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ASL day – Revenge at Kastelli

Revenge at Kastelli is an excellent learning scenario because it has very little out of ordinary, but both sides have rather difficult task. German paratroopers try to survive, and Greeks try to kill or capture vast majority of the opposing forces. … Continue reading

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