Just to let you know, I'm working on Issue 75 of Line of Departure, with an expected release of next week.  Since this is a milestone, I've decided to make it a theme issue: Americans at War II.  The original Americans at War issue was number 39, back in 2001.

The emphasis on the United States is actually consistent with standard practice.  Generally, any issue of Line of Departure will have at least one feature that focuses on Americans or their country in some way.  There are exceptions, as in Issue 70, which had World War II on the Eastern Front as its theme.  It's hard to squeeze the United States into that.  The same would apply for an issue that addressed ancient warfare.

I'm still selecting the articles now, as I actually have a little extra on hand, for the first time in a while.  Certainly, there will be my review of Rebel Raiders on the High Seas (GMT), and a major analysis of the original Squad Leader series, through G.I.: Anvil of Victory (Avalon Hill).  After that, I'm putting the pieces in the jigsaw puzzle to make the issue.  Most probably, there will be scenarios either for MBT (Avalon Hill) or, more probably, for the original Red Star/White Star (SPI).  Whatever doesn't make it into the pages of Issue 75 will show up subsequently.

I'll let you know about the final article mix as the magazine approaches completion.

Views: 62

Help Center

Latest Activity

David left a comment for Jamey Cribbs
"I will look forward to meeting to play some wargames once we get past the pandemic. We met some…"
13 hours ago
David left a comment for Shawn King
"I noticed you played Enemy Coast Ahead. Which of the games have you played - Doolitte Raid or…"
13 hours ago
John Kranz posted a blog post

Early Access: CSW Community

We are now open for early access for our all-new CSW Community.We invite you to join today for…See More
18 hours ago
John Kranz commented on John Kranz's blog post Moving to New Platform
"We're now providing early access to our new CSW Community platform. Anyone can sign-up for…"
18 hours ago
Ian Schofield posted photos
yesterday
Daniel Windham left a comment for Kim Kanger
"Hi Kim!  I just did a open box review of Critical Hit's ASL comp for Dien BIen Phu. I…"
yesterday
Daniel Windham left a comment for Carl Nogueira
"Hi Carl, I did a video review of Critical Hit's Dien Bien Phu. I know you did some scenarios…"
yesterday
Daniel Windham posted a video

Squad Leader Review: Dien Bien Phu from Critical Hit Games

A in-depth open box review of Dien Bien Phu the Advanced Squad Leader Comp from Critical Hit games. Including secondary sources, photos, and a little sarcasm...
yesterday

Events

Members

CSW Related Links

Please be sure to check-out these CSW services.

© 2021   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service