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C3 Combined Campaign – VASSAL Module

Forward Command Posts rarely have the space to unfold all the 1:20000 tactical maps needed for serious planning.

This VASSAL Module gives Army Group and Front Commanders what they need, when they need it. NORTHAG / Northern Front Sector 1, NORTHAG / Northern Front Sector 2 and CENTAG / Central Front Sector 1 are covered and can be used in every possible combination, allowing to plan and follow the battle in detail.

The module contains the complete setup for the July is the Cruellest Month campaign, and several useful additional features such as:

  • Formation Boundary lines
  • Movement Axis arrows
  • Victory Points markers
  • Warsaw Pact Echelon Planning

Deployment Procedure:

  1. Download the latest VASSAL version (3.6.12 or higher)
  2. Download and unzip the C3 Combined Base module
  3. Download and unzip the C3 Combined Extension module
  4. Open the C3 Combined Base module in VASSAL
  5. Add the C3 Combined Extension to the C3 Combined Base module
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Less Than 60 Miles – DEFCON 3

Less Than 60 Miles, the first C3 module covering the Warsaw Pact offensive in the Fulda Gap, is now at DEFCON 3 and approaching DEFCON 2.

This second echelon will be more an update than a simple reprint. Here’s a summary of the main changes:

  • Rules updated with the most recent features introduced by The Dogs of War and Die Festung Hamburg.
  • Counters with the most used Posture on the back side, minimizing the need for Posture markers.
  • Revised NATO OOB, representing West German III Corps as a separate high-level Command.
  • Revised mobilisation rules for West German Teilaktiv battalions and Heimatschutz brigades.
  • Update of several US battalion designations, more exactly pinning the transition from the Combat Arms Regimental System to the US Army Regimental System.
  • Several changes to the Warsaw Pact OOB, from Soviet Army-level independent tank regiments to East German pure tank regiments.
  • An expanded Field Manual 02-002 Battlefield Operations, covering Operational Procedures and Operational Planning. Start reading it immediately, before it’s too late.

CENTAG needs YOU to stop the communist hordes!
Report for Duty by writing to the Quartermaster at info@TRLGames.com.

NOTE: If you are already enlisted, there’s no need to reiterate. Your enthusiastic desire to die, I mean fight for Freedom is well noted.

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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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