DaE Sept 23 Afternoon

I like ASL campaign games. They induce a sense of preserving fighting capability of ones force instead of sacrificing all you’ve got for a single scenario’s Victory Condition. I will play the campaign solo and report the results of each campaign game scenario. Here is the situation after the initial CG Scenario on the afternoon of September 23 1944.

     

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La Souffel 1815

The Library of Napoleonic Battles Volume IV or Napoleon’s Last Gamble is mainly about Hundred Days Campaign of 1815. And indeed I am looking forward to playing the campaign some time in the near future. Also included is the battle of La Souffel that offers a manageable small campaign. I played this solo to get a first impression of the rules.

This battle was fought on the 28 June 1815 between the French V Corps under General Count Jean Rapp and the Austrian III Corps of the Upper Rhine Army under the command of the Crown Prince of Württemberg. This last French victory would off course not alter the final outcome of the war. Napoleon had alredy abdicted on 22 June 1815.

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SINGLING HASL

Looking for a manageable campaign game we came along this mini HASL published by MMP in Operations Special Issue #1. It looks interesting and has a fine map to play over, a single large play area of 31 hexes width (west – east) and 18 hexes depth (north – south). As the opposing forces are elements of two armored divisions the game offers a fair amount of AFV to work with on both sides.

  

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A BLOODY HARVEST [AP8]

I have been looking for an all infantry scenario and I chose the following one for a training session with a pal returning to ASL. The scenario is set during the German invasion of Poland. The action takes place on 7 September 1939 near Pabianice. The highly motivated but jet largely inexperienced Grenadiers of the Leibstandarte SS “Adolf Hitler” clear out remaining resistance pockets of the Polish 2nd Infantry Division.

  

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X-Wing at FSE

This weekend saw my son’s and my first appearance at a X-Wing store championship. We had a couple of relaxed games and made places 8 and 9 in a field of 15 competitors. All got a prize, our’s were a few upgrade cards and a laser cut fibre fire range stick. Quite respectable for a first time.

OMEGA Squadron TIE / fo fighter swarm

“Omega Leader” (21) * Juke (2) * Comm Relay (3)

“Omega Ace” (20) * Wired (1)

Omega Squadron Pilot (17)

Omega Squadron Pilot (17)

Omega Squadron Pilot (17)

Total: 98

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