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 …

Dawn’s Early Light: Some Thoughts on Strategy

I’ve been getting back into Corps Command:  Dawn’s Early Light recently and here are some things I’ve started to understand about different Soviet and NATO strategies.  I’m writing this article as advice for beginners to the series.  I’m definitely not a tactical genius (as my opponents will surely attest) but …

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