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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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This commitment is being carried over from last year since it really helped me make good purchasing decisions. I got rid of 4 boxes of games, picked up a few new ones and some expansions and really got a lot of play out of what I already own.

I have no place to store what I have, and never enough time to play what I have, but the new shiny thing always needs a good home, so here is my commitment.

Every day that I have change in my pocket, I throw it in a change jar on the shelf. Dimes and quarters get rolled eventually, and this is my game budget for the year. (Pennies and nickels go back into the cup holder in my car.) If I sell anything from my game collection, I can recycle that money into a new, shiny game.

Edit: Since I had a big fail in November of 2016, I am carrying forward the deficit into 2017.

Best to all in 2017.
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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1985 - Ranked 150th

2nd: World in Flames (746)
3rd: Battletech (747)
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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Should I Prep Fire? The answer is usually 'no' because the game is all about movement, but occasionally you're faced with a very difficult choice. So, you Prep...and roll boxcars.
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
Zigi Hogan
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Played a game of ASL Rattenkrieg scenario with BGG user: Lanceman56 on Black Friday with him as the Germans and me as the Russians. It started off as being a total rout of the Russians since by the first half of turn two he had eliminated two full squads, a leader I was lucky enough to create and more than half the surviving squads were broken! He created two different leaders (one was an awful 6+1 but the other was a 7-0) but all of the sudden he stalled after taking the first objective building. Not sure what happened but the three squads I had in the largest building were able to hold off the mass amount of squads he had bearing down on them. His other squads were amazingly held off by one 5-2-6 squad with a MMG and a 4-2-6 squad with a LMG. The Russians were able to win the day by holding the German assault off!

Played a game of Star Wars: Rebellion (which is wargamey enough to add to this list!) with a non-BGG friend. It was the single shortest game we have ever played! It was his third and my sixth game of Rebellion; I played as the Empire and he the Rebels. I spread throughout the galaxy so quickly that when I found the rebel base there were few places for him to go so we fought it out and the Empire prevailed. The game, after set up which is lengthy, took an hour and twenty minutes!

Not a wargame but a classic in its own right. Played a game with three of my regular gaming partners (only one other is a wargamer) and there is a reason this is still being played fifty odd years after being released...great game! I have an old plastic bit 3M version so it looks and feels much better than the new cardboard tile version. This is yet another game I won; the funny thing it I won by EXACTLY the amount of money we earned for the stock of the largest hotel at the end of the game that the third played held! I'm not going to complain.
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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Lucas Brooks's Ultimate ASL Starter Kit Bundle and Storage Solution

Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit #1 with GMT tray
Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit Expansion Pack #1 with binder and plastic inserts
ASL 2nd Edition Rulebook
6 Plano storage trays to nicely organize your armies
And finally, a perfectly sized Plano case to hold the trays that will easily fit along side your game on the shelf.





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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
Gordon Watson
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Banstead
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1985 - ranked number 2 in my top ten - only Go is ahead of it.

It's a preposterous game really with a rule book that can be used as an offensive weapon but it generates a great story with every play.
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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Condition: Very Good

Edition: Avalon Hill First Edition
 
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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You won't believe what the camera caught when these guys voluntarily removed their concealment!
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BGG user: silentwarrior and I got in a quick game of scenario S3 Simple Equation today; Logan played the U.S.A. and I the Germans. His die rolls were white hot for the first two turns and wiped out quite a few of my German squads and (it was amazing to watch!) he created leaders twice (!) in one turn. He got a 7-0 first and then a 8-0 leader; he had more leaders in the hex than squads! It was CRAZY!

After the initial flurry of excellent rolls his dice went cold (he can't blame them any longer since I got Battle School dice a few weeks ago) and I was able to reduce a few of the U.S. 6-6-6 squads and eliminate others.

The Germans were able to hold off the U.S. getting the requisite 24 hexes for the win!
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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2nd Edition Rules in Binder & Pocket Version
 
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
Chris Tham
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MMP 1st printing. 2nd Edition

100% complete. Barely touched. Looks like it was just inserted into the rings. No signs of page wear at all.

$39

Sold to Kai

Thank you!
 
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Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:153]
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+altname+ ASL: Mounted Map Pack Maps 1-7 -altname-

Mounted maps for ASL or Squad Leader

This pack includes maps 1-7

$10

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+altname+ ASL Mounted Map Pack Maps 3, 5, 6 & 7 -altname-

This is a pack of mounted maps for ASL or Squad Leader

Included are maps 3, 5, 6 & 7.

$5


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+altname+ ASL Mounted Map Pack -altname-

This is a big pack of mounted maps for ASL or Squad Leader

Included are maps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, & 24

$20 OBO
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for $20 w/ Firefly out to the Black

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Dwayne Hendrickson
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Liquidating the estate of
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Oklahoma City
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for his widow


Advanced Squad Leader Lot
Condition - Titles indicated with an * have heavy scuffing on boxes. This comes with:

Pegasus Bridge
Croix de Guerre
Streets of Fire
Hedgerow Hell
Solitaire
Partisan
Gung HO! - *
Yanks
Code of Bushido - *
Beyond Valor

Two 3" 3-ring binders of scenarios. Some original on cardstock, others original culled from magazines, others are color and b&w photocopies.
Letherneck Scenarios
Soldiers of Negus Scenarios
The Grain Elevator Scenarios
Nhupm Ga Map and Scenarios

Two 3" 3-ring binders of ASL rules. Looks to be 1st and 2nd edition.

Several Map overlays:
B1-5
P1-5
RP1-5
O1-5
G1-5
M1-5
Wd1-5
OG1-5
OW1
Ef1-3
dx1-8
St1-3
Be1-7
RE1-14
X6-24
1-5

Mounted maps:
1-24, 30-45, 2-5 (duplicates), A-H

Unmounted maps:
Pegasus Bridge
Nhupm Ga

Counters:
Counters are mixed amongst 4 large baggies and 16 plano boxes. The plano boxes come with 4 carriers (each holding 4 boxes). I have not attempted to verify completeness of the counters.

Plus:
A stack of vehicle cards


$650 will consider offers. Photos can be seen here https://boardgamegeek.com/images/user/5280/page/1?username=o...

I lowered the price after double checking some sales.

+altname+ Advanced Squad Leader Large Lot -altname-

I will ship internationally. Will consider offers. No trades, please. Sales will go through BGG Marketplace. Cash exchanged at VFM Meetup. If exchange is not finalized by end of VFM Meetup item will be up for sale then or at the Physical Flea Market.
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Brian M
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Thornton
Colorado
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Have you SEEN the rulebooks on most cars? I'm pretty sure many players never even read them.
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Alex Radcliffe BoardGameCo
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Charlotte
North Carolina
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Soft Reserve: $62

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Condition: Very Good

Edition: Avalon Hill First Edition
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Pretty much every rule since the rulebook is a tome and there's an exception to most every rule.



And this is the POCKET EDITION!
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Date/Time: Thursday afternoon - 12PM

Location: Wildcatters or one of the other Wargame Rooms

Players:
1. Gordon G
2. Greg Schmittgens

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Wichita
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Mule: Greg
 
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Mount Holly
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Looking for a tournament-sized game on Friday night.
 
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Always could handle more guild ASL.

Teach? For sure!

VAsl and Skype prefered, but could be talked into PBEM.
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Trying out a variant for solo play from Peter Kossits, but only using his defensive first fire criteria. The thing I really like about his solo rules is that they do not allow the player to game the system because he does not know if the defender is going to fire or not when a target presents itself. The only way to know is to "move out and draw fire". Maybe the Bot shoots, maybe not, but either way this does a good job of simulating a real opponent. Since his rules are for ASL Starter Kit infantry, I added a new wrinkle to cover bazooka use. If the TH# is <= the firepower number, they will shoot, otherwise they will hold fire.

For this trial, I played scenario OA16, Surrender or Die. US Army Rangers defend themselves from a combined arms force of Germans. It's short and quick, without a lot of dancing around. The Germans only have 4.5 turns to win.

Turn 1: Germans roll onto the board, mostly out of the LOS of the Rangers. A couple of squads ride tanks, but there isn't a lot of action due to the long range and movement penalties.

Turn 2: As the Germans come into range, the Bot takes a couple of long range shots at the infantry moving forward. One shot that the Bot would have taken, with a 347 half squad at a nearby moving German infantry unit, I overruled because there was a nearby tank that had not yet moved, and if the 347 shot at the infantry they would not have been able to use their bazooka against the tank.



Turn 3: German infantry continues to close, and the Bot did a respectable job of shot selection. This time I allowed the 347 with the bazooka to fire at the moving infantry because the only tank not yet moved had managed to break all of its machine guns. (Boxcars, followed by yahtzee on random selection) Fire on both sides was largely ineffective.



Turn 4: The Bot continued effective fire at oncoming Germans, who were forced to be more aggressive as the scenario comes near an end. An example of this is where a stack of Germans advanced into the open from their nice safe building, only to be blasted by snake eyes in the next Prep Fire phase. At least the leader was smart enough to stay in the building for rallying purposes, but even so, a good lesson in the risks of stacking.



Turn 5: Effective Bot fire continues at the now desperate Germans. I did overrule one squad's possible defensive fire, allowing them to use street fighting against a panzer that charged their position and lock them down due to target selection rules.



Summary: The Bot made the scenario more interesting as a solitaire play, which is exactly what it is intended to do. I recommend ASL players take a look at Peter's system and see what it can do; it fills an important gap in ASL solo play.

Take a look at Peter's system at https://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1546763/solitaire-asl-b...

Edit: enlarged pictures, added link to Peter's solitaire Bot system.

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