Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Episode 268: It's All About the Hats

There's a lot in this grab bag of a show that celebrates the coming of spring and the wide variety of
Advanced Squad Leader products out there to enjoy. We also cover a great variety of topics that you sent in to our mailbox here in the Broadcast Foxhole. In the box is Roma 2020 from Multiman Publishing. designer of many scenarios in the early March Madness packs. Enjoy this blast from the past! What we have been playing lately is BFP27 Chopei Chopblock from Blood and Jungle and HS13 The Ravine from Operation Watchtower.


SHOWTIMES
1:00 Banter
10:00 Letters
22:15 What's in the Box?
39:30 What Have You Been Playing Lately?
1:08:03  Total Running Time 


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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Episode 267: Indeed, It's Mike Reed of KE

 What a blast from the past, and a glimpse at the future. An interview with the marvelous Mike Reed of Kinetic Energy fame. Have a listen as Mike provides us with a look at the history of the Advanced Squad Leader world of Kinetic Energy Productions run by Mark Neukom and John Knowles. He also discusses the early version of the Korean War module that he worked extensively on but it never saw the light of day due do the copyright crackdown of 1996.  Mr. Reed explains some of the early logic behind the design decisions about the rules governing the Chinese in Korea, etc. Mike was one of the original managers of the March Madness Tournament and designer of many scenarios in the early March Madness packs. Enjoy this blast from the past! 

SHOWTIMES
1:00 Banter
13:00 Interview with Mike
1:08:03  Total Running Time 


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Mike Reed/KE Farewell Letter

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