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AH:ASL Annual `89
Published by: Avalon Hill
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Introduction:

The first periodical produced solely for ASL (and Squad Leader). Published in 1989 by Avalon Hill, editor Rex Martin presents 12 ASL Scenarios, 4 Squad Leader scenarios and a number of tactical and historical articles to support the historical insights of the ASL game system.

Includes a Topology of the available boards at the time, a chronology of war and a number of Deluxe scenarios also.

Articles:

TitleAuthorDescriptionPage
A Nation of WorkersCraig F. PoseyReference Material5 - 10
A Question of BalanceHoward Sylvester and Eugene MurrellAnalysis15 - 16
The Evolution of Small Unit TacticsJohn HillReference Material22 - 25
Pipers' LamentEugene MurrellHumour25
Gunned-Up in the DesertMark C. NixonAfter Action Report27 - 31
Man and SupermanCraig F. PoseyReference Material37 - 41
How To Win an ASL TournamentJohn MishconRules and Strategy48
One-Half FPJay Kaufman (mod. by Charlie Kibler and Bob McNamara)Rules and Strategy48 -49
Updating the OldiesJim StahlerAnalysis52 - 54
Another Shell in the TubeRobert MedrowRules and Strategy57 - 59

Reviews:

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Old'un but Golden?
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A Closer look at: ASL Annual '89



Published: 1989 by Avalon Hill, this 64 page magazine was the first of its kind for ASL. It retailed for $10 and although now it can be tricky to find on ebay it commands very modest prices - the most recent one sold, went for just $6.50.

The cover features the same moody American squad as on the box of Paratrooper. They're still wa... Read full review...
Annual

Scenarios:

ScenarioPersonal
play count
RatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthPopularity*
A 1: Tavronitis Bridge0 6.89West of Maleme, CreteMTOGermanNew Zealand2.1 hrs20%
A 2: Bofors Bashing0 6.00Maleme Airfield, CreteMTOGermanNew Zealand4 hrs4%
A 3: Descent into Hell0 6.00Maleme, CreteMTOGermanNew Zealand7.8 hrs4%
A 4: Beyond the Blue Beach0 5.67Paestum, ItalyMTOGermanAmerican7.4 hrs5%
A 5: Holding the Rear0 5.25Northeast of Persano, ItalyMTOGermanAmerican8.7 hrs6%
A 6: The Price of Impatience0 6.67Cressensac, FranceETOPartisanGerman (SS)5.1 hrs4%
A 7: Slamming of the Door0 6.75Panikovo Forest, USSRETORussianGerman6.4 hrs12%
A 8: The Agony of Doom0 6.00Muncheberg, GermanyETORussianGerman10.5 hrs8%
A 9: Midnight Massacre0 6.00Uttfeld, GermanyETOGermanAmerican4.7 hrs6%
A 10: The Borders are Burning0 8.33Kuhmo, FinlandETORussianFinnish15.7 hrs4%
A 11: Silent Death0 6.50Aittojoki, FinlandETOFinnishRussian3.8 hrs7%
A 12: Savoia!0 Ischbuchenskiy, USSRETOItalianRussian10.7 hrs3%
AD 1: L'Ecole Normale0 5.00Tulle, FranceETOPartisanGerman2.4 hrs0%
AD 2: Last Act in Lorraine0 5.50Singling, FranceETOAmericanGerman12.8 hrs4%
AD 3: Back to School0 7.00Stanichka, USSRETOGermanRussian2.4 hrs14%

 * Popularity is the sum of Roar and Archive reported playings based as a percentage of the parent publication's total games.

 Grey rows indicate Night scenarios.

Monday 23 October 2017 12:47:41 PM  (c)dramsey 2017