Ambush at De Hoop [DaE1]

In this scenario I will first use the solitaire play rules for ASL provided by Mike O’Leary. For each HIP (hidden in place) British counter I add a British ownership counter. They denote all the possible HIP locations between which the British hidden units can switch places.

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Libya 1984 Mission #7

This will be the last mission in the medium length Libya 1984 air campaign. The target is going to be no. 20 “Radar Installation”, situated inland from the Bay of Sirte. The flight distance from the carrier fleet, campaign acheivements, and target improvements result in a reduced load for the aircraft on this mission [-2 weapon load penalty].

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Crusader Rex

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From the Essen games convention 2015 I brougt home the Columbia Games title Crusader Rex. The game uses wooden blocks that screen the force values only to be disclosed when combat or siege occures. Each year has up to five normal and one winter turn. Forces are activated by movements which the players can select from the six cards that he will draw each game year.

We found it quite a fun game when we tried it to understand the games mechanics and actually went on playing the entire 3rd Crusade to a conclusion.

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