If you are a Advanced Squad Leader player and you are not on online forums such as GameSquad yet, I suggest you do. You will find a terrific community of ASL’ers discussing rules, giving their reviews on scenarios and products. You will find a lot of support and from time to time, a better alternative to eBay in acquiring Advanced Squad Leader modules and Third Party Products.
Lately the grognards discussed ASL training articles that changed their (ASL) lives. This is obviously too good of a thread to pass up, so here it is:
- “The Geometry of ASL” by David Hailey, Banzai!! newsletter Volume 5 Number 2.
- “Squad Leader Clinic : The Fallback Defence” by John Mischon, Avalon Hill General Magazine Volume 21 Number 6
- “Squad Leader Clinic: Point Defence” by John Mischon, Avalon Hill General Magazine Volume 23 Number 2
- “Tactics 101” by Mike McGrath, Avalon Hill General Magazine Volume 30 Number 1
- “A Case for Infiltration” by Brian Youse, ASL Journal 3
- “Series Replay : Streets of Fire, Scenario 1” by Mark C. Nixon, Avalon Hill General Magazine Volume 24 Number 1
- “Swimming with the Sharks” series by Robert Banozic, ASL Junk
- “First Impressions : An Introduction to Advanced Squad Leader: Infantry Training” by Robert Medrow, Avalon Hill General Magazine Volume 22 Number 6
- “The Beginner’s Blues” by Robert Wolkey, ASL Journal 10
- “Gunned-Up in the Desert” by Mark C Nixon, ASL Annual 89
- “Tips for Learning ASL: That’s a Mighty Big Binder” by John Slotwinski, ASL Journal 4
- “Series Replay : Beyond Valor, Scenario 8” by Charles Kibler, Avalon Hill General Magazine Volume 23 Number 3
- “Tips for Making the Transition from ASL Starter Kit to ASL” by John Slotwinski, ASL Journal 8
- “Panzer Gegen Panzer” by Bruce E Bakken, At the Point 7, 8/9, 13/14 (3 parts)
- “Dying by the Half Squad” by Tim Robinson & Tom Ruha, Critical Hit Magazine 2
- “Cross Town Traffic” by Carl Nogueira, ASL Journal 8
- “Got OVHS? “Got Milk?” is a Great Start by Oliver Giancola, ASL Journal 7
This is the original thread on GameSquad forums. I hope this helps you as much as it helps me!
Do let me know however of articles that helped you!
- “The Best Advice Garnered From Many An ASL’r Much Better Than I” (hongkongwargamer.com)
- “The ASL Gameplay Article Index” (desperationmorale.com)