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Falling Stars - Adventure: Into the Long Dark Night
by RONALD P. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 07/23/2017 06:03:46

I purchased Falling Stars the Core rule book, based on the high quality of Lock n Load publishings games. It was a little sparse on background info so I purchased this adventure, expecting it to provide possibly a little more background. It turns out it is merely an adventure, written to appeal to the totally novice role player, with hardly any useful info for the Falling Stars setting. If it had been $5, I would not have been critical. Their needs to be a disclaimer that this is a product for totally novice players and is designed for them, and not something a seasoned gamer need bother with.



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Line of Fire - The General's Collection I Issues #1 - #5
by Shane S. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 07/22/2013 07:35:48

Line of Fire 13 is filled with the usual excellence. Lavish use of graphics makes for a visual feast.



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It Started Here
by Gunther B. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 01/06/2013 09:08:28

My biggest gripe is no period flavor. So if you are looking to game out WE WERE SOLDIERS, pass on this one. You don't get a sense this is Nam. The game lacks detail, basically you have infantry platoons and leader counters. Mortars and Machine guns are factored into heavy weapons units. At this scale they should be shown as squads or sections. Their placement was often critical. The leaders are all the same, and as anyone who has ever served knows, all butter bars, second lieutenants, are not created equal. Same complaint with air strikes, very bland, a Sandy, Sky-raider could loiter for ever while a jet Phantom had to get in and out quickly. Finally the key to air mobile operations the helicopters are way to abstract, the landing zones are always, available and open. You wish... On the positive side the map looks good and the variant cards add a nice touch. There are several miniature rules sets that do this battle better and more economically.



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Publisher Reply:
Hello Gunther, I know this review is old but and LnLP is under new ownership and we have been making a lot of changes. We have Updated everything from the rules, counters, maps, player aids and even added some new items. We hope you try the new edition and let us know what you think. - LnLP
Falling Stars - Data Bursh: NPC Codex v1.0
by peter c. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 11/21/2012 08:57:27

The product should come with 24 pages only 20 arrive, with no counters to print making it a rather dear though good rulebook, with counters it would be worth four stars. I had no problems downloading Lock and load magazine 13 with the Alma Game. The scenarios are varied with Polish and French troops, the counter mix adds just the right vehicles



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Heroes of Normandy - The Untold Stories
by Dennis M. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 02/28/2012 14:14:28

World at War: Revelation reads like a decent first effort, and some effort may be required on the part of the reader to read it without setting it down and coming back to it. I see it as an admirable handling of the mix of horror and war genres. Character development was sufficient to draw the reader in without slowing down the narrative. I did find the inclusion of psionics distracting. It did seem as thought the author was attempting to stack one more literary device atop an already respectably-sized heap, and it does work, but just barely. It compares favorably to the "Fiends of the Eastern Front" trilogy. That said, I am looking forward to seeing another installment in this series.



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Heroes of Normandy - The Untold Stories
by Neal H. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 04/28/2011 12:59:18

This is an enjoyable book to read, on par with work by Tom Clancy, Ralph Peters, and Harold Coyl. Revelation ignores much of the global powerplays of WWIII (set in 1985) in favor of an "in the trenches" viewpoint with a handful of characters, not all of whom are soldiers. As a fan of war fiction and horror fiction, this is a good blend of both in genres that don't always work well together. The characters are well written and develop as the novel progresses.

There is a heavy supernatural influence in the plot, with several main characters of supernatural orgin. It reminds me of games such as Wierd War and some Call of Cthulhu supplements. The fact that the story goes back and forth in time is a little jarring, and had me flipping back through the pages to remind myself of the timeline of major events, but anyone with any experience with war fiction won't be put off.



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