Sunday, July 17, 2011

DESIGN YOUR OWN COUNTER



THE IDEA:


-  COMES FROM EMAILS WE RECEIVED FROM ASL BUDDIES SUGGESTING  IDEAS ON NEW COUNTERS


-  COMES FROM THE TIMES WE PLAY ASL WITH OUR OWN HOUSE RULE BUT LACKING ONE OR A FEW NEW COUNTERS TO MARK OUR INNOVATION ON THE MAP


- COMES FROM THE CURIOSITY WHY SOME IDEAS OF COUNTERS ARE ALWAYS BEING MENTIONED SOMEWHERE SOMETIME BEFORE BUT STILL NOT A PRINTING  AVAILABLE




THE PRACTICE:


-  YOU ONLY HAVE TO GIVE US ONE IDEA OF COUNTER (OR AS MANY AS YOUR LIKE).   IT COULD BE YOUR IDEA OR THE COLLECTIVE BRAINCHILD OF YOUR ASL GROUP.


-  WRITE A BRIEF NOTE OF THE HOUSE RULE RELATING TO YOUR COUNTER, IF THERE IS ANY


- A DRAFT OR THE ARTWORK OF THE COUNTER IS WELCOME, BUT NOT NECESSARY


- WE WILL GATHER THE IDEAS FROM YOU AND OTHER ASL BUDDIES AND THEN PUT THEM ALL INTO THE PRINTING OF NEW COUNTERSHEET LAUNCH


- IF THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH COUNTER IDEAS FOR AN INDIVIDUAL COUNTERSHEET LAUNCH, WE WILL COMBINE THEM WITH OUR OTHER UPCOMING LAUNCH OF COUNTERS, AFV CARD OR SCENARIO PACK


- IF YOUR IDEA IS ACCEPTED, YOUR NAME, NICKNAME OR THE NAME OF YOUR ASL GROUP COULD BE PRINTED AT THE BACK OF COUNTER(S)


- IF YOU OR YOUR GROUP WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A KIND OF COOPERATION WITH US ON THE PRODUCT LAUNCH, WE ARE WELCOME


- SOME FREE COPIES WILL BE PREPARED TO SPONSOR ASL EVENTS OR CAMPAIGN 


- YOUR IDEAS OR INNOVATION ON THE GAME WILL BE SHARED AND SPREAD AMONG OTHER ASL BUDDIES IN DIFFERENT CORNERS OF THE WORLD




TYPES OF COUNTER YOU MAY SUGGEST:


1. SINGLE MAN COUNTER (SMC) - piper, scout, medic or sentry


2. MULTI MAN COUNTER (MMC) - berserker, prisoners of different color


3. PRISONER COUNTER FOR LEADER


4. NEUTRAL MARKER - moved/advancing fire, clocking unit , out of special ammunition


5. FORTIFICATION COUNTER - tiger trap


6. TERRAIN COUNTER - rubble (first level) , rubble (second level)


7. SUPPORT WEAPON COUNTER - mine dog


8. OR ANY NEW CATEGORY OF COUNTER YOU HAVE JUST INVENTED




HOW:


- SEND US AN EMAIL ABOUT YOUR IDEA TO : COUNTERSMITH@GMAIL.COM


- WE WILL HAVE SOME DISCUSSIONS OVER YOUR IDEA OR ARTWROK TOGETHER BEFORE CONFIRMING THE FINAL WORK ON THE COUNTERSHEET


- YOUR IDEA OR ARTWORK MAY BE POSTED ON BLOG OR FACEBOOK 


- THE DEADLINE FOR THE FIRST PHASE OF DESIGN YOUR OWN COUNTER (DYOC) WILL BE  ON 30th SEPTEMBER 2011


- AFTER THE DEADLINE, WE WILL DECIDE HOW TO LAUNCH THE COUNTERSHEET OF YOUR IDEAS (PROBABLY DEPENDING ON HOW MANY IDEAS WE HAVE SUCCESSFULLY GATHERED BEFORE THE DEADLINE)



8 comments:

  1. Warrick,

    Sent you my idea for a humorous counter to use on your opponent to show which side has lost.
    Hope to see an ASL version of this counter.

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  2. Mark,

    Your idea is indeed the every first idea we have received on DYOC and so you have the priority adavantage.^^ BTW, if you have any sample artwork, please send us a file. Thx!!

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  3. jazzed: When your opponent performs an act counter to the rules, but refuses to acknowledge, that unit/counter is jazzed. If he actually makes you look up the rule and show it to him, he is JAZZED. A unit that is jazzed may make no further actions for the remainder of the phase. A unit that is JAZZED may take no action for the rest of the player turn. Named after the master rule lawyer Tom Jazbutis.

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  4. A set of counters for wounded leaders. At least one for each nationality for each kind of leader.

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  5. Have you thought about printing scenario maps with all the scenario specific changes? Board rows and cols, overlays, specific terrain changes, different colors for weather, etc. They could be printed on paper to lower costs.

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  6. Crashed and wrecked glider counters. The idea of using a wrecked truck counter turns my stomach ;-)

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  7. We will soon get back to and put more efforts on DYOC again once we finished the pre-production stuff on our new-launched ASL Logic. One of the possibility of printing DYOC counters may be merging them with our upcoming relaese of SteelMaster Module. Of Course, it has to be confirmed later.

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