Saturday, February 15, 2014

Episode 109: You've Been Promoted

Maybe one of the reasons we love Advanced Squad Leader is for those moments when not only our well-laid plans pan out, but further reward presents itself when fortune shines on the roll of the dice. Today in our rules discussion we talk about Field Promotion, that moment when luck smiles upon us, no matter how fleetingly. But as the Universe has a tendency to balance out the good with some bad, we would be remiss if we didn't also cover Battlefield Integrity and Wounds. Ouch.

Sandwiched somewhere in the middle we talk a bit about the venerable Sten gun, the recent passing of a tenacious Japanese warrior and our latest readings. Then Dave powers up the WayBack machine to travel back a whopping 23 years and does a thorough discussion of ASL Annual '91.

Jeff confirms Dave's findings. HOT.
If it's ASL rules you're looking for, skip ahead 48 minutes and get right to it. If, on the other hand, you'd rather hear two guys blabber on about fast food drive-through service, elusive spicy food topping and other nonsense, start from the beginning -- and don't say we didn't warn you!

OK, it's not exactly Shakespeare, but neither is it Dull. You see that "Dull" rating below? DO NOT CLICK THERE!

0:00 Banter
13:30 News and History
21:00 ASL Annual '91
48:00 Rules

The Sten
Hiroo Onoda
ASL Tactical Wargamer's Journal
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