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IIFT

* One-Half FP: The Incremental Infantry Fire Table, by Jay Kaufman, Charles Kibler & Bob McNamara, 89 Annual 48-49 (reprinted: ASL Classic:14 (1997))
* Guilt By Accusation? by John Farris, Jay Kaufman & George Windau, 92 Annual 76-77
* IIFT(M)QRDC - Postscript versions of the tables and some comparison between the effects of the IFT and the IIFT
* Color IIFT(M)QRDC - very nice
* Incremental Infantry Fire Table (Mini) Quick Reference Data Card, by Ole Boe - an excellent set of charts
* IFT vs. IIFT: Debate or No Debate? by Hanna, Marc, At the Point 10:8 (1992, Hanna Business Group)
* Point/Counterpoint: IFT vs. IIFT, by Baker, Eric Martin, Kurt, At the Point 13/14:37 (1992, Hanna Business Group)
* Q-IIFT: Quick Incremental Infantry Fire Table, by Windau, George, At the Point 10:8 (1992, Hanna Business Group)

The Australian Balance System

The Australian Balance System - An explanation
The Australian Balancing System , including balance provisions for ASL 1-34 and DASL 1-18, from the old ASL Crossroads (also at: View From the Trenches 17/18, and partially at: Commander's Corner, by Chaney, Guy McGrath, Mike, Fire for Effect 2.3:15 (Feb-94, Fire for Effect) - ABS for ASL 27-34 & DASL 1-18)

The Abilene Bidding System, by Delwood, Robert, Critical Hit Special Edition - Tanks!:30 - Scenario Bidding System

Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War
ASL and the Spanish Civil War - Yet another way of handling the Civil War
Guerra Civil Vehicle and Ordnance Rarity Charts
John Kim's Spanish Civil War Page (note the author on four of the following articles)
Spanish Civil War Vehicle Notes, by Kim, John, On All Fronts 112:5 (M.C.C.) - SCW ASL TOE -ASL TOE
Spanish Civil War Vehicle Listing, by Kim, John, On All Fronts 114:7 (M.C.C.)
Spanish Civil War Rules: Part 2, by Kim, John, On All Fronts 119:3 (Dec-95, M.C.C.)
WW II Warmup?: ASL in Spain, by Swann, Steven C., Rout Report 4:3:3 (Oct-93, Dagger) - SCW TOE for ASL
ASL and the Spanish Civil War, by McGilchrist, Mark, Rate of Fire 13:11 (Dec-99, Paddington Bears)
Field Chaplins, by Zucker, Daniel, Wave the White Flag: (Zucker, Daniel) - SCW Field Chaplins for ASL
Spanish Civil War Ordnance Notes, by Kim, John, On All Fronts 113:5 (M.C.C.)
The Spanish Civil War: A Social and Cultural Perspective, by Raftos, Peter, Rate of Fire 13:6 (Dec-99, Paddington Bears) - Spanish Civil War

Tank Team Rumbles

Team Tank Rumble - it's a Double-Blind PBeM team play with lots of Fog o' War and fun.
Team Tank Rumbles Jeff Kimmel's page about double-blind armored ASL
Tank Team Rumble AAR

German

German AFV Chapter H Notes (ToT), Time on Target 3 Supplement:TOT:GRV1 (Dec-96, Kinetic Energy Products) -Variant Rules & Counters
Does It Have the Sturmtiger?, by Neukom, Mark, ASLUG 5:6 (Aug-93Fortenberry, Gary) - German AFV SturmTiger Variant -Variant Rules & Counters
The Hitler Counter, Waffen-SS II: Fuhrer's Firemen:WSSII:1 (Heat of Battle) - Hitler Counter Rules -Variant Rules & Counters
10.5cm K18 auf Panzer Selbstfahrlafette Iva, by , Critical Hit 4:1:33 - German Rules/Counter Variant -Variant Rules & Counters

Soviet

Late War Red Army Infantry: An Optional Rule, by , Rate of Fire 17: (Jan-01, Paddington Bears) - Russian use of British Infantry 1943-1945
STZ Komsomolets: The First in our Series of "Forgotten Counters" of ASL, Critical Hit 1:30 Insert (Aug-94) - Russian STZ Komsomolets Counter & Rules Variant Rules

U.S.

The BAR Gunner in PdH: Controversy and Historicity, by Tapio, Raymond J., Pointe Du Hoc Gamers Guide:16 (Critical Hit) - Variant Rule for BAR Gunner
War Dogs, by Harris, Jeff, View From the Trenches 11:10 (Mar-97) - Variant for US War Dogs in the PTO
ASL and the U.S. Army in Korea, circa 1950, by Halfin, Jon, Point Blank 1:1:3 (Sep-00, Silicon Valley ASL Club) - ASL TOE for the US Army in Korea
ASL and the Vietnam Conflict: Grunts! by Wallick, Dave, Point Blank 1:4:2 (Dec-00, Silicon Valley ASL Club) - ASL TOE for the Vietnam War
New US Vehicle Counter: The M4 Allis Chalmers High Speed Tractor, by Devaux, Jean Leonard, Philippe, ASL News 29:12 (Mar-95, Number Nine) - US M4 HST AFV Rules & Counter Variant
New US Vehicle Counter: The M4 Allis Chalmers High Speed Tractor, by Devaux, Jean Leonard, Philippe, ASL News 29:12 (Mar-95, Number Nine) - US M4 HST AFV Vehicle Card (Player Aid)
The M4 High Speed Artillery Tractor, by Taylor, Tim, On All Fronts 117:5 (Apr-95, M.C.C.) - U.S. M4 High Speed Artillery Tractor -Variant Rules & Counters

British

British AFV Chapter H Notes (ToT), Time on Target 2 Supplement:3 (Dec-95, Kinetic Energy Products) - ToT British AFV Chapter H Notes
Stabilized Fire: A New British SW for ASL, by Dorosh, Michael A., View From the Trenches 31:13 (May-00, Philipps, Pete) - Variant rules for a new British MMG
Shooting From the Hip, by Reed, Mike, Time on Target 3:20 (Dec-96, Kinetic Energy Products) - ToT Marching Fire Varient Rule

 

Other

The Spice of Life, by McLeod, Jim, View From the Trenches 20:7 (Jul-98) - Varient House Rules
Allied Minor Romanian Chapter H Notes (ToT), March Madness `98 Tournament Scenario Pak:MM`98 2 (Mar-98, Kinetic Energy Products) - ToT Allied Minor Romanian/Hungarian AFV/Ordnance Chapter H Notes -Variant Rules & Counters
Sicily: From a Loser's Point of View, by Matteuzzi, Andrea, Critical Hit 1:25 (Aug-94) - Italian Army in Sicily DYO Charts & History -Variant Rules
Throwing Away the Rulebook, by Rudd, Mike, View From the Trenches 34/35:16 (Nov-00) - Rules Variants for Fire Attacks
SW Teams and MG Crews for ASL, by McLeod, Jim, Critical Hit 4:1:44 - SW Teams and MG Crews Rules Variant
A New SMC: The Traitor, by Rodgers, Richard, Rout Report 5:2:6 (Dec-95, Dagger) - SMC Variant Rules
Abilene Bid System - basically a DYO system, AbBS refines several points and reduced the inherent unbalancing factors DYO introduced. Essentially, it is open bidding with each player bidding down to the minimum number of points he thinks is needed to achieve the victory conditions.
House Rules
War In Peace - rules for modern ASL infantry actions. Let me know what you think and perhaps one day I'll design some scenarios to accompany them and work on the armour and ordnance rules.
Double Blind ASL - umpired ASL rules, View From the Trenches 43/44:29
Piper's Lament: A New SMC for ASL, by Eugene Murrell, 89 Annual 25
A Dog's Life: A New LATW for ASL, by Rex Martin, 90 Annual 57
Warriors All! Campaign Game Leaders for ASL, by David Payne, 95w Annual 16-18
ASL-The Great War (1914-18)
Midway 1942
Aircraft for ASL
Light AA Rules for ASL
Variant AFV Chapter H Notes
ASL WITH MINIS a la Mark Wensnahan
A New SMC: The Traitor, by Richard Rodgers w/ Kurt Martin
God Help the King: Rout Interview, by Roger Best and Kurt Martin
Stabilised Fire - the Bren MMG, View From the Trenches 31: 13
Snow On The Barricades - a weather variant for Red Barricades, View From the Trenches 29/30: 7
Second Platoon Leader Third Bridge, an alternative CG system, by Kurt Martin, View From the Trenches 26/27: 21
The Hidden Results System (HRS), by Martin, Kurt, Rout Report 4:4:3 (Oct-94, Dagger) - Fog of War DR Variant
Playing ASL Without Dice, by Slotwinski, John, Conscripts! 1:1:2 (Jul-00, D.C. Conscripts) - Rule Variant using Playing Cards for Dice
The Equalizer! by Erimli, Bahadir, Time on Target 2:18 (Dec-95, Kinetic Energy Products) - Varient Rule Allowing One Reroll
The Spice of Life, by McLeod, Jim, Maple Leaf Rout 2.1: (Canadian ASL Association) - Miscellaneous Rules Variants
ASL Optional/SSR: Walkaround, by Matteuzzi, Andrea, Critical Hit 4.2:22 - Optional Rules & SSRs
Everybody in the House, by ASLML Compilation, View From the Trenches 20:12 (Jul-98) - Varient House Rules
Weapons Pit, by Fantozzi, Andrea, Critical Hit 4.1:30 - Weapons Pit Rules/Counter Variant
Railroads, by Bechennec, Jean Luc Leonard, Philippe, ASL News 28:8 (Dec-94, Number Nine) - Railroad Variant Rules
Railroad Rules (Update), by Bechennec, Jean Luc Leonard, Philippe, ASL News 30:22 (Sep-95, Number Nine) - Railroad Variant Rules
BT1. Railroads (RR), Tactiques 8 (French Lang. Fanzine):38 (Jun-95, Association des Strateges Ludiques) - Railroad Terrain Rules Variant
*Historical OBA Charts, by Harris, Charles, View From the Trenches 12:7 (Mar-97) - Historical OBA Chart Rules Variant
*Rule Variant: Tobruking the ASL AFVs, by Pollocl, Brent, Canadian Wargamers Journal 33:40 (Sep-92, Canadian Wargamers Group) - Sub-Critical Hit Rule Variant
*An Alternative Critical Hit Table, by Rudd, Mike, View From the Trenches 16:13 (Nov-97) - Varient Rules for Critical Hits
*Front Line Rules Report: A Shock in Time, by Daglish, Ian, Rout Report 5.1:5 (Nov-95, Dagger) - Variant Rules for AFV Shock
*Throwing Away the Rulebook, by Rudd, Mike, View From the Trenches 34/35:16 (Nov-00) - Rules Variants for Fire Attacks
*ATR Use, by Bird, Lorrin Treadway, Terry, On All Fronts 117:3 (Apr-95, M.C.C.) - ATR Rules Variant - Immobilization/Smoke
*Drivers, by Zucker, Daniel, Wave the White Flag: - Variant Counter/Rules for Inherent Drivers
*Variant Air Plane Counters, Le Franc-Tireur 1 (French Lang. Fanzine):Insert (Sep-96) - Variant Counters for Air Support
*Ground Attack Aircraft of WW2, View From the Trenches Special Edition '98:11 (Sep-98) - Variant Reference Notes for Air Support
* Unmounted aircraft counters to replace the generic types in ASL, View From the Trenches SPECIAL EDITION '98 (insert)
* Damaged and Wrecked Glider Counters, by Phillips, Pete, View From the Trenches 14/15:29 (Sep-97)
* The Forgotten Fleets, by Harris, Charles, View From the Trenches 34/35:36 (Nov-00) - French, German & Italian NOBA Chart Variant Rules
* Enter the Kreigsmarine: German NOBA for ASL, by Harris, Leon, Critical Hit 1:12 (Aug-94) - German NOBA Rules Variant
* PBDYO. Platoon Based Design Your Own, Tactiques 8 (French Lang. Fanzine):Insert (Jun-95, Association des Strateges Ludiques) - DYO Rules Variant System
* Tank Buster: Design Notes, by Treadway, Terry, On All Fronts 115:3 (Dec-94, M.C.C.) - Variant Rules for "Tank Buster: Kursk"
* 12-Point Facing in Advanced Squad Leader: Exploiting the Grid, by Dirk Walker
* 12-Point Facing System, by Jim Millard, Out of the Attic 1:43 (2003, Multi-Man Publishing) reprinted from Fire for Effect 2:3
* New Aircraft Counters, by Klaus Fischer
* Rule for Thought: Command and Control, by Gorkowski, John, Critical Hit 4.2:41 - Command & Control Rule Variant
* Speeding Things Up: Playing ASL Using a Chess Clock, Trail Break 1:1 (Sep-93, Critical Hit) - Chess Clock Usage in ASL
* Playing for Time: ASL with a Chess Clock, by Tracy, J.R., Critical Hit 3:16 - Playing ASL with a Chess Clock
* Converting 15mm Miniatures to ASL, by Decker, Jack A., Critical Hit Special Edition - Stalingrad:16 (Jun-97, Critical Hit) -
* Golpe!: An Advanced Squad Leader Scenario, by Farcau, Bruce, Moves 69:52 (Apr-92, Cummins, Christopher R.) - South American Coup Rules Varient
* A Pox on Variantism, by Hanna, Marc, At the Point 11:4 (1992, Hanna Business Group) - Commentary on Variant Rules
* Enter the 3rd Dimension, by Jeunechamp, Michel, Le Franc-Tireur 3 (French Lang. Fanzine):29 (May-98) - Converting ASL to Miniatures
* MASL Project, by Neukom, Mark, ASLUG 5:Insert (Aug-93) - Rules Variant for Modern ASL -Variant Rules
* 3-Player ASL, by Martin Snow, ASL Digest 1.3
* Optional Rule: Exploding Turrets, by Gradie Frederick, ASL Digest 2.7
* Simultaneous ASL by Email, by Shawn Kenny, ASL Digest 2.10
* Personal Leader Optional Rule, by "Neon" Dion Loach, ASL Digest 6.4
* SASL Night Rules, by Mark McGilchrist, ASL Digest 7.4 (April 16, 1997)
* Building an Even Better Beast: Wedding SASL and ASL, by Allen King, Banzai!! 9.1:6 (January, 2004, Austin ASL Club)
* The Pastor’s Corner: Spicing Up The Game, Part I, by Robert Hammond, Hit The Beach! 6:1:6 (January 2001, Southern California ASL Club)
* The Pastor’s Corner: Spicing Up the Game, Part II, by Robert Hammond, Hit The Beach! 6:2:10 (April 2001, Southern California ASL Club)
* The Pastor’s Corner: “Spicing Up the Game, Part III” by Robert Hammond, Hit The Beach! 6:3:9 (July 2001, Southern California ASL Club) - rules variations for Ordnance and Vehicles
* The Pastor’s Corner: “2 vs. 3”, by Robert Hammond, Hit The Beach! 6:2:7 (April 2001, Southern California ASL Club) - playing with three dice

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