Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Episode 43: Perry Tales

OPENING: We open this show with a comedy bit, as usual, but this one was submitted to us by listener, John Haughey. We perform it (badly!) here for your pleasure. Thank you, John, for the script. (Booking agents need not call.)

GAME RULES: Time for a little quiz show on the Advance Phase and stacking.  Back to some basics found at the beginning of that giant tome known as the ASL Rulebook.  Great listening for beginners and even those who think they know it all. Like, just how many SMC's are allowed in that hex with those three squads?

ASLOK 2010: One of the interview gems we snatched at ASLOK was with, the one and only, Perry Cocke.  Listen in as Perry sez a few things about ASL, it's past, it's present, and it's future.

CONTEST 2010: We have a few submissions, but can sure use some more.  Don't miss out on an opportunity to own an original Ken Smith print or the 2nd and 3rd place prizes.

16:00 - Letters
13:00 - Contest information
16:00 - Quiz Show
53:00 - Interview with Perry Cocke
1:39:15  Total Running Time

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Friday, November 5, 2010

Episode 42: ASLOK 2010 After Action Report

ASLOK 2010: What a wild and entertaining trip to ASL Oktoberfest! Listen in with Dave, Jeff and Bob Holmstrom as they debrief after an exciting weekend of marvels and mayhem. There were thrills (ASL), chills (Zombie Games), and interviews galore. Sit back and enjoy the discussion followed by an interview with ASLOK's commander-in-chief, Bret Hildebran.

CONTEST 2010: What could be better than all that ASL goodness? Well, how about a contest to win a signed, limited edition print by historical artist Ken Smith. That's right, Ken Smith who has, among other things, created the cover art for a number of ASL Journals, has donated one of his art prints ("Kollaa Holds" shown at right) to us and we're going to give it away to some lucky T2HS listener! Here's how to enter:
  1. Call our T2HS voice mail at 641-715-3900, extension 218209
  2. State your name clearly at the start of your message.
  3. Leave us a voice message telling us why you love Advanced Squad Leader OR how you describe ASL to people who have never heard of it. OR any other ASL topic is OK, too! Please limit messages to under a minute.
  4. Then, send an email to with "CONTEST 2010" in the Subject line. In the email, include your name as you stated it on your voice message.
  5. You may enter more than once. Each voice message (with followup email) you enter will earn you one entry in the drawing. No spamming, please.
  6. Messages will NOT be judged for content so don't be shy. But you must leave a message to be entered in the drawing.
  7. On December 15th 2010 we will randomly draw names from entrants to decide the winners. This drawing will appear on a later episode of The 2 Half-Squads.
  8. The winners will be notified immediately by email.
  9. All prizes will be shipped within a day or two, hopefully to arrive before December 25, 2010.
First prize is the signed, limited edition print "Kollaa Holds" by Ken Smith. Second and third prizes are yet to be determined by The 2 Half-Squads.

Voice messages become the property of The 2 Half-Squads and may be played on or incorporated into the show.

We look forward to hearing from you. Good luck!

01:00 - ASLOK After Action Report
49:00 - Brett Hildebran Interview

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