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AH:ASL Annual `95 Winter
Published by: Avalon Hill
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ASL Annual 95 promised a lot, but failed to deliver. 1993 saw two “annuals” and promised an increase in ASL related releases. 1994, however, saw no publication at all. We all waited on the return of the Annual in ’95.
At 95 pages long the 1995 Annual was the largest to date, and 24 scenarios set a new standard.
The magazine also included some long awaited DASL overlays.
Unfortunately, as I said, the Annual disappointed, often being regarded as the worst of the annuals.
The problems started at the beginning. The DASL overlays were to small.
The articles started well, with an interesting piece on Japanese paratroop forces. Also included was a well presented review of the routing rules, and a well written series replay of a KGP scenario, Festung St Edouard.
The rest were of an ordinary standard. Two covered tournament scenarios used at different tournaments, one covered scenarios associated with the landings in Normandy 50 years earlier, and another tried to rehash the leader campaign from the original SL. A lot of writing with little really to say.
The scenarios covered the classic, such as Wintergewitter A70, to the slightly odd, such as Cutting out a Strongpoint A90, which has four boards defended with one and a half squads, two guns, four Italian Tankettes and a captured Matilda being attacked by a larger British force in the desert.
Many of the scenarios need errata, so look up the individual scenarios.

Bill Brodie


Airborne SamuraiSteven SwannReference Material4-7
Annual Crossfire - Defeat in JavaRobert Banzoic & Mark NixonAfter Action Report8-14
Warriors AllDavid PayneRules and Strategy16-18
The Chestnuts of NormandyJim StahlerAnalysis20-26
En Garde!Chuck GoetzAnalysis28-33
Gentle Art of RoutingSteve TinsleyRules and Strategy64-67
The Scenarios of NormandyJim StahlerReference Material69-79
Series Replay - KGP2 Festung St. EdouardSteve Petersen, Brian Youse, & Chuck GoetzAfter Action Report80-93


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play count
A 69: Broich Bash0 6.64Broich, GermanyETOAmericanGerman3.7 hrs8%
A 83: Last of Their Strength0 7.00Charpate, BurmaCBIAmericanJapanese3.7 hrs0%
A 70: Wintergewitter0 7.70Verkhne-Kumsky, Russia ETOGermanRussian3.9 hrs32%
A 88: A Surprise Encounter0 6.83Near Tolvajärvi, FinlandETOFinnishRussian3.9 hrs2%
A 80: Commando Schenke0 7.29Liepaja, LatviaETOGermanRussian4.3 hrs5%
A 81: They Fired on Odessa...0 7.00Grigorievka, USSRETORussianRomanian4.5 hrs1%
A 71: Patton's Prayers0 6.50Warnach, BelgiumETOAmericanGerman4.5 hrs0%
A 82: Orange at Walawbum0 8.00Walawbum, BurmaCBIJapaneseAmerican4.6 hrs0%
A 89: First Day of Diadem0 7.33Near Castelforte, ItalyMTOGermanFree French4.6 hrs4%
A 84: Endless Struggle0 5.00Near Turia Velyka, USSRETOPartisan (UPA)Russian / Partisan (NKVD)4.8 hrs1%
A 85: Airborne Samurai0 6.00Near Menado (Manado), CelebesPTOJapaneseDutch5.2 hrs2%
A 72: Italian Brothers0 7.39Near Brihuega, SpainSCWItalian RepublicanItalian Nationalist5.2 hrs13%
A 73: Not Out of the Woods Yet0 6.67Foret de Mont Castre, FranceETOAmericanGerman5.8 hrs1%
A 86: Fighting Sparrow0 5.00Northeast of Koepang, Timor, the Lessor SundasPTOAustralian / DutchJapanese6.3 hrs2%
A 78: Prelude to Breakout0 6.00Near Saint Jean-de-daye, FranceETOAmericanGerman6.3 hrs1%
A 90: Cutting Out a Strongpoint0 7 miles south of Halfaya Pass, EgyptDTOSouth AfricanItalian / German B6.6 hrs1%
A 75: Medal of Honor0 6.00Nijmegen, The NetherlandsETOGerman (SS)American6.7 hrs3%
A 77: Hide & Seek0 6.00Near Saint Come-du-Mont, FranceETOAmericanGerman6.8 hrs1%
A 79: Mike Red0 5.00Near Courseulles-sur-Mere, FranceETOCanadianGerman6.8 hrs2%
A 68: Acts of Defiance0 7.10Breslau, GermanyETOGermanRussian7 hrs13%
AD 13: The Mailed Fist0 5.00Jandrain, BelgiumETOGermanFrench9.2 hrs0%
A 74: Valhalla Bound0 6.33Central HungaryETORussianGerman (SS)10.7 hrs2%
A 87: The Grand Canal0 8.50Taierzhuang, ChinaCBIJapaneseChinese14 hrs3%
A 76: Night Drop0 6.00Near Cauquigny, FranceETOAmericanGerman15.1 hrs1%

 * 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.

Sunday 18 November 2018 01:32:53 PM  (c)dramsey 2018