Dawn’s Early Light – Video Playthrough – Day Four Report

It’s the final day of the battle as Pact and NATO forces slug it out to see who wins control of the Eisenbach Gap.  The shattered remnants of the 1st Panzer Division and the West German Territorials try desperately to hang on and keep Stahlhammer Air Force Base as an …

Dawn’s Early Light – Video Playthrough – Day Three Report

Corps Command:  Dawn’s Early Light continues on!  The Soviets have made some impressive gains in the last couple of game days.  With the road almost open to Stahlhammer AFB and the West Germans rapidly falling to the onslaught of the 1st Guards Tank Division, it seems that the Soviets have …

Dawn’s Early Light – Video Playthrough – Day Two Report

For those of you following my current video playthrough of Dawn’s Early Light, here’s the report from Day 2.   The first day of the war started with the Soviets pushing towards Eisenbach and Eben and things got very tense as NATO braced itself for the onslaught of the Warsaw …

Dawn’s Early Light – Video Playthrough – Day One Report

Continuing on with my video report of my recent playthrough of Corps Command:  Dawn’s Early Light, here’s the report from Day 1.  During the game, I stopped playing at the end of each impulse and gave a brief overview of what happened.  I’ll be posting the rest of the videos …

Dawn’s Early Light – Video Playthrough: Setup & Intro

Sometimes it’s hard to document everything you want through a still camera, especially in games where there’s a heck of a lot happening at once.  At best you can end up with a pretty basic description of what happened on your table while missing out on some interesting details and …

Dawn’s Early Light: Southern Thrust – Soviet Setup Options

In my previous post, I talked about two different setup options for the NATO player for the scenario, “Southern Thrust” in LnLP’s brigade level WW3 game, “Dawn’s Early Light”.  In this article, I’d like to look at the Soviet setup. The Soviets get a big advantage here since they set …

Dawn’s Early Light: Southern Thrust – NATO Setup Options

“Southern Thrust” is the name of scenario 3 for “Dawn’s Early Light”, LnLP’s brigade-level combat game set in the World at War universe where the Soviets are rolling through West Germany in 1985. In “Southern Thrust”, the NATO forces, consisting of the US 5th Armored Division the 4th Canadian Mechanized …

Corps Command: Dawn’s Early Light – NATO Fire and Movement

This is (probably) my final article dealing with strategy in LnL’s Corps Command:  Dawn’s Early Light.  As I mentioned in my previous post, the key to Soviet victory is finding a NATO weak spot while maneuvering your other units around the other defenders to either prevent NATO reinforcement or to …

Corps Command: Dawn’s Early Light – Soviet Movement and Fire

Last week, I talked about some fairly basic principles behind LnL’s Corps Command:  Dawn’s Early Light and I urged the Soviet player to consider moving rather than fighting as the best course of action most of the time.  Today I’m going to go into this a little deeper and talk …

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