Monday, February 20, 2017

Episode 173: Into the Rubble 2

Join Jeff and Dave as they banter about classic films like Robin Hood and Stalag 17 and other things before they get to the meat of this episode. To feast on that meat you need to clear the boulders and debris to get Into The Rubble 2. It is an amazing product that you will want to add to your ASL collection for sure.

1:00 Banter
10:30 Bounding Fire Productions Ads
11:30 What's in the Box?
55:45 Total Running Time

Bounding Fire Productions
Super Chicken Theme Song

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Episode 172: When Are The Penguins Going to Talk?

T2HS inspired binders by Richard Youndahl
What's with the purple wings?
Did you know that Marcel Marceu performed his act in total silence? No background music, no sound effects, no nothing...except fine pantomime.  That is an amazing thing, but not nearly as amazing as this episode because it covers a whole lot of Advanced Squad Leader topics while reading letters from fans and ASL players around the world. Do take time to listen to them, as they include many interesting and controversial new house rules being discussed for the ASL Open, like no kindling, OBA red card draw fix, no smoke mods for flamethrowers, unlimited smoke placement for mortars, no more upper level VBM sleaze. Wow, hard to argue with the logic of those fixes. If you were a penguin you couldn't argue with those fixes 'cause penguins don't talk. 
We finish our look at ASL Journal Five.

1:00 Intro Talk
8:10 Letters (don't skip them, they include some very interesting fixes to the whole ASL system)
40:55 Bounding Fire Ad
42:00 What's in the Box Boys? Journal Five
58:00 Ritterkrieg New Ad
1:00:15 Blitzkrieg in the West

ASL Open
Nor'Easter (Yankee ASL Site)
Lebanon Trailer
Blitzkrieg in the West

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Monday, December 26, 2016

Episode 171:Not a Very Holidayous Holiday Show
Happy Holidays to all and to all a Happy New Year! In this rather slow moving and not as exciting as usual episode we dissect ASL Journal Five. Jeff and Dave are dragging a bit this evening, but there are a lot of great tips from the esteemed authors of the Journal articles included herein.  Also some nice evaluations of the scenarios that we have played lately!
Grab some hot cocoa and join us.

0:03 Song by the T2HS Choir
3:00 Long Banter
17:00 What Have You Been Playing Lately?
36:00 What's in the Box?
1:05:53 Total Running Time

A Tribute to Ray Rayner
ASL Journal 5 on BGG

Sung to the tune of “Joy to the World” Lyrics by Rich Spilky

It’s game turn one, the Rally Phase, may all my squads deploy!
While Woods and Streams, Crags, Hills and Grain, will all provide TEM,
will all provide TEM, will all, (provide my troops), with TEM!

 A twelve has occurred, on a wind change roll; So Gusts will now blow through!
While Smoke and the white Phosphorous, will dissipate now; FFMO will be in play,
FFMO will be in play, FFMO, (that’s minus two), will be in play!

 Snakes has been rolled, on a morale check roll; An H-O-B result!
I’m hoping my next roll , will be a 5 or 6;  Fanatic and a Hero too,
Fanatic and a Hero too, Fanatic, and a Hero too!

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Episode 170: OtO with Dennis & Rich

All is fair in love and war.
Misery loves company.
C'est la guerre.
The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley.
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
For hate’s sake I spit my last breath at thee.

It seems all the great classical writers had something to say about Advanced Squad Leader! Today Dennis Donovan adds his own odes of woe to the stable. Listen in as he and Mr. Rich Spilky (yes, THAT Rich Spilky) describe their recent head-to-head over a scenario from the infamous Onslaught to Orsha.

This episode is sponsored by
Ritterkrieg and Bounding Fire Productions

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Episode 169: Dear Comrades

In this show we have a bit of fun while digging out of a yuge... and we mean yuge backlog of letters. The postman had to request that we clear out our mailbox as it was overflowing into the street and blocking traffic. That means we cover a variety of questions, concerns and ASL ideas. It is a great chance to hear from you.....the precious and rare fans of The 2 Half-Squads.
Then we take a look at what we have been playing lately and cover The St. Louis ASL scenario STL2 Nothing Ventured, Bounding Fire Productions ITR-6 The Ceramic Factory,  Ian Daglish's Infiltrators, and more.

This episode is sponsored by
Ritterkrieg and Bounding Fire Productions

1:00 Talk
13:30 Letters
48:00 What Have You Been Playing Lately?
1:13:30 Total Running Time

Tom Lehrer Who's Next?
99 Red Balloons
National WWII Museum
U.S.S. Alabama
Erdenstern (tell them Spine and Sprocket sent you)
Yankee Gamers (hosts of the Nor'easter
Bounding Fire Productions

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