Friday, June 20, 2014

Episode 118: The King is Dead!

Tonight in the broadcast foxhole we are joined by our friends -- and sometime-enemies -- Dave Timonen and Mark Woods to discuss, rehash, complain, gloat, and generally blabber regarding our recent play of scenario ABTF8, God Save the King from MMP's A Bridge Too Far historical module. If you've ever played or never played this classic we invite you to listen in as we relive the thrill and agony that is Advance Squad Leader. (Can you guess which side won? There's a wee hint hidden in the title of this episode.) Then we continue our nostalgic look back to earlier days of Advanced Squad Leader with a review of ASL Annual 93b.

Hey, do you want to add some panache to your ASL play? Here is your chance to possess your very own set of T2HS OBA/playing cards. The deck features artwork by T2HS fan, Steven Kiss. That's Charlie on the back, radioing for OBA, while Dave and Jeff are featured on the other side. For just $24 you get the complete deck of 52 standard playing cards (plus 2 Jokers who look awfully familiar). Great for use with ASL's Off Board Artillery, as well as poker, Old Maid, Fizbin and other card games. But that's not all! These high-quality cards create a nice sound effect when clipped in the spokes of your bicycle! What fun! Support The 2 Half-Squads Podcast and own a real collectors item. To get your T2HS OBA deck, email us at the2halfsquads at gmail dot com. We'll send you the details.

 3:20 -OBA Card Sale Announced
11:00 - Discussion of Various Films and Things
16:15 - Annual '93b
42:30 - God Save the King!
1:19:00 - Total Running Time

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  1. I'm a very disgruntled, overweight ASL grognard. I've been trying unsuccessfully to hit the "DULL" button for the last 68 episodes without success.
    I wish to lodge a formal complaint with the production manager. Furthermore I've listened to all 118 episodes and watched the all goggle hang-outs yet my ASL tournament and ROAR record is still zero wins. Clearly both ASL rules are highly flawed and this show isnt helpful towards better gameplay!


  2. Dear 2 Half Squads:

    On behalf of Michelle and myself we are pleased to hear you are now gluten-free. Besides improving the game of thousands of ASL players worldwide, promoting the ASL hobby and bringing joy and mirth to many ----- you've also managed to encourage healthy, prudent diet choices.

    Job well done men!

    Sincerely your president, Barrack Obama

  3. Cheers Jeff and Dave! Happy Summer! Glad to hear the return of "round table" to your podcast! Wow! nice to see our Commander-In-Chief is a fan! I wonder how well he knows the rules!

  4. That's pretty cool to see the POTUS is listening to your Podcast...or at least the NSA!!! Great show as always!

  5. I was playing a Gavutu-Tanambogu game with Putin last week & he said Obama plays with a loaded 2HS OBA deck.....but I wouldn't trust anything that Commie @#$% said!