Sunday, January 21, 2018

Episode 191: No Death Threats Please

YeeHaa! Welcome y'all.  Have ya ever wondered what is goin' on in our crazy society today?  We sure have. Fake News, Fake News accusations, rude behavior, random death threats.  We banter a bit about all that and need to talk about the greatest game in the world Advanced Squad Leader to forget about it all. There is also a quick review of the film Darkest Hour.  In the Box is a game Jeff has long sought after and finally has thanks to listener Stephen Banks and his generosity. It is Red Barricades. You can also get a sneak preview of Broken Ground Design's new and amazing counters for ASL. They are very cool.  And if you have ever wondered what would happen if you called the old Avalon Hill phone number that was included in the game boxes, you can find out by listening.

 The 2 Half-Squads is sponsored by Bounding Fire Productions and RitterKrieg.

1:00 Greetings and Banter
17:30 Letters
44:30 What Have You Been Playing Lately?
54:00 What's in the Box?
1:14:46 Total Running Time

Download this episode (right click and save)

Monday, January 1, 2018

Episode 190: A New Year Potpourri

Dave fails to stop the Italian tanks.
Happy New Year everyone!  This is a collection of recordings we have made throughout 2017 and never used in an episode. Then we added some new stuff today. You will find a little Tom Barkalow, Rick Hollander, Aaron Kleinschmidt, as well as a bit of Dave and Jeff and a lot of Advanced Squad Leader talk.  Aaron and Dave open with some letters. Tom and Dave share an in depth scenario analysis of Broken Grounds' scenario Pad 4: Iron Coffins. We gave the wrong scenario name in the audio.  Sorry.  There also is quite an inconsistent sound quality due to the variety of recording sources.  Quite a potpourri.

1:00 Letters
15:00 After Action Report
30:00 A Closer Look at From the Cellar 8
1:00:41 Total Running Time

The 2 Half-Squads is brought to you by RitterKrieg and Bounding Fire Productions, as well as listener contributions.  Thanks to all.

Download this episode (right click and save)