East Front Series -- GMT


East Front Series -- GMT

This is the place to talk about strategy, tactics, etc. for the EFS games created by Vance!

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Typhoon Update and reprint 5 Replies

Started by Brian Blad. Last reply by Ron May 11, 2008.

Which Game Easiest to Learn 3 Replies

Started by Brian Blad. Last reply by Eric Walters Apr 13, 2008.

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Comment by John Madison on February 14, 2015 at 11:12pm

Has anyone manged to stay close to 1941 German historical advances? Take Kaunas on turn 2 in AGN? Break the Soviets in AGS and cross the Dnepr on or around when the Germans did?

Comment by Luke Sineath on July 2, 2014 at 11:49am

Hoping this series gets more interest--I just started learning it and decided to make videos chronicling my progress, teaching as I go.  

Comment by Kev on July 19, 2012 at 11:21am

Campaign Questions.

I now have in my possession the entire EFS series....why I dont know. It just happened.

I've read the designer notes, skimmed the CSW folders seeing various issues here and there.

I have a couple of higher level questions after seeing the linking notes for AGC/S, I wonder if any others have done any linking work on AGN/C, and the other titles?

IF one were to include Typhoon & KtR/Crimea, the current scenarios really only run for between 28 and 47 turns, which would lead close to the beginning of Typhoon, from what I recall. 

Would one simply continue with Supply feeds and counter mix thru to say Dec 31st? to play a linked campaign?

KtR/Crimea kicks off later in '41, I imagine that there are units cross represented there as well? So some homework on reinforcement cards would be required.

Unit transfers across AGB would be either self researched or play as is past the published scenario dates?

Do any aficionados have a view on how to create a manageable campaign for all the titles and VC's? 

I understand there is talk of a reprint/republish of this series, would that include linking rules, transfers and play thru end of 41/early '42?

Comment by David Lubin on January 6, 2011 at 11:06am



Afternoon all I just received my copy of Barbarossa: Crimea.  It is up to the usual high standards of GMT I have not started breaking apart the pieces and playing but it does look real good.


Comment by David Lubin on November 3, 2010 at 9:56pm
Hey Joe I will take a look at your collection. I keep mine on an Excel spread sheet if you want I need an Address to send it to you - you can write me at dhlubin@yahoo.com

Comment by Eric Walters on October 19, 2009 at 11:25am
Any impressions of BARBAROSSA: KIEV TO ROSTOV now that it's been out for a while? Haven't seen anybody really talk about it.
Comment by David Lubin on August 10, 2009 at 10:14am
Hi there,
My name is David Lubin, I have been a game Grognard for most of my life. I am looking for opponents I would prefer Face-to-Face gaming, but will consider PBEM. I am mostly into WWII games though I do enjoy and have several ACW and Ancients (in fact one of my favorite games is Siege of Jerusalem Avalon Hill). I also enjoy Monster Games. I have a good collection from GDW’s “Drang Nach Osten!” and “Unentschieden!” Through the Gamer’s “Bloody Omaha” to the most recent Decision Game’s remake of SPI’s (I actually have both versions) “War in the Pacific!” Though I really enjoy all types and sizes of War Games!

I also enjoy board games like “Space Hulk”, “Descent: Journeys in the Dark”, “Tide of Iron”, “Memoir ‘44”, and many others. I also enjoy a limited number of RPGs, CCGs, and Miniature games. I am handicapped and traveling is difficult for me but I can host and I can leave a game up on the table rather indefinitely! So if you are close enough to drive here drop me a note and let’s play a game, my collection is over 300 games.


Comment by Mircea Pauca on February 17, 2009 at 6:06am
Wonder how close are the other games of Vance van Borries to the EFS system ?
- Roads to Leningrad
- Kasserine / Decision at Kasserine / Battle of Kasserine Pass
- Invasion Sicily
Comment by Brian Blad on February 4, 2009 at 10:49am
Skip Franklin hit me up for the mass CB game, and if I did not have 4 ASL PBEM games in progress on top of the two playtests on my table at home I'd be in. Have always wanted to play this bad boy....I'm sorry that I'm going to miss it. Well that and that I don't use CB..Not smart enough to move past ADC 2.0 and VASSAL yet.
Comment by Neil Amoore on January 13, 2009 at 4:52am
Please beat me with a piece of liquorice if this is out of line, but I'm looking for copies of the playbook and scenario set-up cards from AGC. I bought the maps and counters off eBay ( to complete my EFS collection), but need the other two items. Will pay for copies/ scans etc.

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