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The Plane Truth in ETO

The Plane Truth in ETO

Posted by Frank Chadwick on Dec 26th 2017

The Commanding Heights of the ETO Air SystemBy Frank ChadwickFrank Chadwick's ETO is, at its core, a ground combat wargame. Principal fighting for the war in Europe took place on the ground and winnin … read more
Modeling the Soviet Army in ETO

Modeling the Soviet Army in ETO

Posted by Frank Chadwick on Dec 25th 2017

"Quantity Has a Quality all its Own."By Frank ChadwickAlthough the German Army is the dominant force in all ETO games, the Red Army is the largest presence in Thunder in the East and its portrayal pro … read more
Modeling the German Army in ETO

Modeling the German Army in ETO

Posted by Frank Chadwick on Dec 21st 2017

The Wehrmacht as the Measure of All ArmiesBy Frank ChadwickThere is no more important design decision affecting the look and feel of gameplay in the ETO series than how to model the German Army. The W … read more
Frank Chadwick's ETO Design Philosophy

Frank Chadwick's ETO Design Philosophy

Posted by Frank Chadwick on Dec 10th 2017

OR: Applying Decades of Lessons since Battle for MoscowBy Frank ChadwickThe ETO series has four major design goals:GOAL 1: A mechanically smooth system; this means a minimum of rules exceptions and sp … read more