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From ASL to Combat Commander

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I remember with great pleasure the first time I played "The Guard´s Counterattack", the legendary first scenario from "Squad Leader", many years ago. For me, this was a wonderful experience, then a great fan of the tableton wargames from Avalon Hill or Victory Games.


I enjoyed a lot this very different game system, so immersive, so detailed, with its bunch of characters and high stacks of chips, and I was able to play most of the scenarios SL had, and many from the advance edition, ASL, before my discovery of the wargame with small lead figures. SL and ASL are two of my most cherised treasures.
Now that I am in a moment of my life with very few opportunities to play wargames with my mates (for laboral reason mainly), I have been remmembering those long and intense evening playing with my band of heroes over Europe or the Soviet Union, missing those moments. Fortunately, I have discovery what I think is the heird of SL:


"Combat Commander", from GMT Games. A p…

Ratten... Rattenkrieg! (EDITED)

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Alf, the great man from Barrage Miniatures, has released a new ruleset about the Skirmish combat in WWII: "Rattenkrieg!". This one, at the very, very skirmish level. After a first and fast reading of the information I discovered in the net, I bought the ruleset in PDF format (the only available at the moment) and in English language because it sounded as near perfect for my interest in WWII: a detailed Platoon or lesser level of combat, realistic and immersive. As Curt, from Analogue Hobbies blog has said, this is ASL in 3D.
Alf, la gran persona que dirige Barrage Miniatures, ha publicado un nuevo reglamento ambientado en el combate de escaramuza en la Segunda Guerra Mundial, a un verdadero nivel de escaramuza. Después de una primera y rápida lectura de toda la información que encontré en la web acerca de este reglamento, lo compré en formato PDF (el único disponible por ahora) y en inglés (no lo hay en castellano) porque sonaba como casi perfecto para mi interés en la Segund…