MMP's new wargaming journal is off to a big start with 36 pages of articles and analysis, two brand new games, and four ASL/ASLSK scenarios!
Two New Games:
First, Dean Essig for the first time ever takes the Gamers Standard Combat Series (SCS) back in time to the Ancients with Raphia. Rampaging war elephants!
Next, "Mr. Stalingrad" Tom Morin and Nick Richardson offer up the fast-playing and fun Savage Streets. An area-move mini-game covering the epic struggle for central Stalingrad.
ASL O1 - Go Big or Go Home: Connage, France, 14 May 1940, French vs. German
ASL O2 - Breaking the Ishun Line: Ishun, Ukraine, 19 October 1941, Russian vs. German
ASLSK S37 - Breaking the Panzers: Rauray, France, 1 July 1944, British vs. German
ASLSK S38 - Raiders Along the Wall: Schevenhuette, Germany, 22 September 1944, American vs. German
The premier issue of Special Ops is jam-packed with strategy and analysis articles for many of MMP's fine games, including: Shifting Sands, ASL, ASL Starter Kit, SCS Gazala, and Baltic Gap. You'll also find an Origins 2009 report, as well as an article about the use of wargames--Fire In The Sky specifically--in the classroom.