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The Dogs of War – New Vassal Module

Thanks to our Embedded Combat Engineer John Rainey, a new version for The Dogs of War Vassal module is here. And yes, the extension allowing to use it in combination with Less Than 60 Miles is ready too!

300 kilometres of World War Three front, with more than 5 Warsaw Pact Armies smashing against 5 NATO Corps. Forget about tomorrow.

Installing The Dogs of War Module:

  1. Download and install the latest VASSAL version (3.5.3)
  2. Download C3_The Dogs of War_v1_15.zip
  3. Unzip C3_The Dogs of War_v1_15.zip
  4. Open C3_The Dogs of War.vmod with Vassal

Installing the Combined Modules Extension:

  1. Download C3_Combined Campaign_v1.zip
  2. Unzip C3_Combined Campaign_v1.zip in the same directory of the TDOW module
  3. Open Vassal, right click on The Dogs of War module and select “Add Extension”

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Less Than 60 Miles – Update Pack

These optional add-ons will allow to use in Less Than 60 Miles all the changes introduced by The Dogs of War, the latest module in the C3 Series.

NOTE 1: If you own The Dogs of War only, move along. You already have everything.

NOTE 2: if you own both C3 modules, the only thing you need is FM 04 002 – SITREP Update.

Updated Counters and Markers

WG III Corps has now a separate chain of command, and OOB and TO&E for West German formations have been slightly revised. Moreover, Warsaw Pact Sappers have been added.

Updated C3 Series Tables

The same tables you’ll find in The Dogs of War box.
Includes units and silhouettes legend and a graphic summarizing the possible Posture changes.

FM 04 002 – SITREP Update

Changes to specific LT60M Scenarios

The Dogs of War Rules

The same rules you’ll find in The Dogs of War box.

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Another Award for Less Than 60 Miles!

After the Charles S. Roberts nomination in the best five Post World War Two games, Less Than 60 Miles has been awarded with the Bronze Medal as 2020 Best European Historical Game at Open Paris Jeux d’Histoire!

Thanks a lot to everyone who voted for our creature! And get ready for The Dogs of War, second module of the C3 series!

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Less Than 60 Miles – Strategic Withdrawal


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At 20190904 1109ZT SACEUR ordered a strategic withdrawal due to reserves and ammunition shortage. Details follow.

  • Areas affected are Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia.
  • Continental US should be able to continue fighting for a limited period of time.
  • The last European Less Than 60 Miles copies will be available to the fastest guns at Open Jeux d’Histoire 2019 – Paris.
  • The last 12 existing 1985:Under An Iron Sky copies will be available for buying at OPJH 2019.
  • We will also present the upcoming 1985: Deadly Northern Lights.

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CENTAG Running Out of Reserve Troops


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At 1853 20190822 ZT CENTAG warned that reserve troops assigned to US V Corps Area Of Responsibility are dangerously low, and no reinforcements are expected in the foreseeable future.

Combined CONUS + EUCOM reserves for Less Than 60 Miles now amount to 80 copies, with EUCOM strategic situation rapidly deteriorating.


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LT60M Vassal Module

Our embedded Combat Engineer John Rainey gave the green light for releasing a Beta Version of the Less Than 60 Miles Vassal Module.

The module uses all the original production graphics and adds several features to help Command, Control and Communication:

  • Optimized Posture and Hour Markers
  • Close Air Support Areas Overlay
  • Command Range Overlay
  • Artillery Range Overlay
  • Victory Hexes Overlay
  • Scenarios and Campaigns setup included. You just need to press the Red Button.