Modeling the Soviet Army in ETO

Posted On: Monday December 25, 2017, 5:55 am

ETO LogoModeling the Soviet Army in ETO

Although 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 provides much of that game's personality. Designer Frank Chadwick explains how modeling the Soviet military went from research to game table when you READ MORE.

Modeling the German Army in ETO

Posted On: Thursday December 21, 2017, 10:35 am

ETO LogoModeling the German Army in ETO

Legendary wargame designer Frank Chadwick explains how he modeled the German Army during WW2 and applied those lessons to his ETO wargame series. There are great lessons in his thought processes and the decisions he made. To explore this further, read more.

Frank Chadwick's ETO Design Philosophy

Posted On: Sunday December 10, 2017, 9:07 pm

ETO LogoFrank Chadwick's ETO Design Philosophy
OR Applying Decades of Lessons
since Battle for Moscow

The ETO series has four major design goals. Designer Frank Chadwick explains them and how they are achieved in this new wargame series. READ MORE to discover them!

A Fistful of Rubles

Posted On: Wednesday November 29, 2017, 8:40 am

TITE logoThunder in the East's playtester extraordinaire, Kevin Roust, opens the books to some forensic accounting of the Soviet economy. The Soviets must balance building new units, improving existing ones, and constructing defenses; this fascinating dynamic is the focus of this two-part article. In this first installment, Kevin looks at the Soviet Summer of 1941. To discover what makes the Soviet economy tick in this game, just read more....

THE East Front Wargame After All These Years?

Posted On: Monday November 13, 2017, 4:18 pm

Wargaming the Russian Front in Braille –
TITE logoAt Last a Game with the Right Feel

Wargame grognard Jeff Nyquist, a veteran WWII Eastern Front enthusiast, describes his impressions as a new convert to Frank Chadwick's ETO vol I: Thunder in the East. He brings fresh eyes to the game and makes knowledgeable comparisons to other Strategic Eastern Front wargames that many are familiar with.