ASL Journal #14

Published by: Multi-Man Publishing. May 2023
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ASL Journal 14: Aussie Special Edition is a 56-page magazine for Advanced Squad Leader that features articles, scenarios, and a Historical ASL Campaign Game completely authored and designed by our friends Down Under. At the heart of J14 is the "Sparrow Force" HASL, featuring a map, mini-Campaign Game, and scenarios designed by Simon Spinetti and Andy Rogers (Hatten in Flames) covering the action between Australian and Japanese forces in and around the village of Babau on the island of Timor in 1942.

Articles and Resources:

The Umpire's ViewThe Executive EditorsAnalysis2
Aussie and Kiwi StoriesAndy RogersReference Material4
Battle for CreteAl PalazzoReference Material9
AP161 ANZAC BoysAaron Cleavin and Andy RogersAfter Action Report12
DebriefingThe EditorsRules and Strategy22
The Magnificent SevenAndy RogersDiscussion23
Hatten in Flames RevisitedAndy RogersAnalysis24
Bringing a Mk IV to a Tank FightAndy RogersAnalysis26
Hatten in FlamesAndy RogersAnalysis27
Hatten in Flames: Map GenesisAndy RogersReference Material29
Sparrow Force StoriesAndy RogersReference Material36
Sparrow Force DefenseAndy RogersReference Material36
All the King's EnemiesAndy RogersReference Material38
Dingos at Damour Scenario BreakdownAaron Cleavin, John Knowles and Alan SmeeAnalysis40
Aussie and Kiwi StoriesMurray McCloskey and Andy RogersReference Material47
Sparrow Force Mini-CGAndy RogersReview54
BibliographyReference Material55


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J223: Latecomers00 Séez, FranceMTOItalianFrench4.3 hrsUnknown0%
J224: Posts 9-1100 Bardia Perimeter, LibyaDTOAustralianItalian5.7 hrsUnknown0%
J225: At the Feet of Zeus00 Olympus Pass, GreeceMTOGermanNew Zealand4.3 hrsUnknown0%
J226: Drawing the Kroh00 Retimo, CreteMTOGermanAustralian5.4 hrsUnknown0%
J227: Another Frustrating Day00 Heraklion, CreteMTOGermanBritish/Greek3.8 hrsUnknown0%
J228: Flying Samurai00 Babau, West TimorPTOJapaneseAustralian3.5 hrsUnknown0%
J229: Tasmanian Devils00 Babau, West TimorPTOAustralianJapanese5.1 hrsUnknown0%
J230: Battle for Babau00 Babau, West TimorPTOJapaneseAustralian5.7 hrsUnknown0%
J231: Cooking Up a Storm00 Babau, West TimorPTOJapaneseAustralian4.7 hrsUnknown0%
J232: Aussie Spirit00 Babau, West TimorPTOAustralianJapanese2.8 hrsUnknown0%
J233: Roff Riders00 Babau, West TimorPTOAustralianJapanese5.6 hrsUnknown0%
J234: Buckley's Chance00 Babau, West TimorPTOJapaneseAustralian3.8 hrsUnknown0%
J235: Irksome Rearguard00 Eora Creek, PapuaPTOAustralianJapanese13.1 hrsUnknown0%
J236: Deadly Dexter00 Lababia Ridge, New GuineaPTOJapaneseAustralian3 hrsUnknown0%
J237: Commandos at Kaiapit00 Kaiapit, New GuineaPTOAustralian Japanese3.2 hrsUnknown0%
J238: Derrick's Show00 Sattelberg, New GuineaPTOAustralianJapanese3.8 hrs72% Australian0%
J239: Shoot or Shovel00 Cape Eboshi, New BritianPTOJapaneseAmerican (USMC)3.4 hrs100% Japanese0%
J240: Hurricane Biak01 7.00Biak Island, Dutch New GuineaPTOJapaneseAmerican3.3 hrs100% American50%
J241: It's a Battlefield00 Ducy-Sainte-Margeurite, FranceWTOGermanCommonwealth6.3 hrsUnknown0%
J242: Courage of Cowan00 Jansbach Creek, BelgiumWTOGerman (SS)American4 hrsUnknown0%
J243: Sore Thumbs00 Offendorf, FranceWTOAmericanGerman (SS)6 hrsUnknown0%
J244: Bowden's Wood00 Kurtzenhouse, FranceWTOGerman (SS)American3.7 hrsUnknown0%
J245: Factory Fodder00 Kaltenhouse, FranceWTOGerman (SS)American6.8 hrsUnknown0%
J246: Loser Takes All00 Dég, HungaryETOGerman (SS)Russian6.4 hrsUnknown0%
SP CG: Sparrow Force (SP) CG027 West TimorPTOJapaneseAustralianUnknown1350%

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

 (Dark) grey rows indicate Night scenarios.

Median length of scenarios: 4.3hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 7

Total playing time: 117.7hrs

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