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A wargame by Avalon Hill about Rommel's battles in World War II.

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How Closely Did Afrika Korps simulate the actual campaign conditions?

My understanding is that the Afrika Korps game parameters give the Germans and British about equal chances to win, that is, 50-50. Were the relative chances actually about 50-50 in real life? If not, ...
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Does relieving the "volatility" of supply rolls make Afrika Korps better for the Germans?

The last time I went out to play this game (four decades ago), someone offered me the following proposition. Given that the Germans get their supplies two times out of three during the game, why don't ...
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Are the Germans' winning chances in Afrika Korps concentrated in 1941?

I played several games as a teenager, but never lasted beyond November 1941 on either side. That's when the British get massive reinforcements for Operation Crusader. As I remember, the Operation ...
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How did the Greek campaign affect Afrika Korps?

In the Avalon Hill game, Afrika Korps, the British receive reinforcements in June, 1941, several months after the game begins. These are survivors of a futile campaign to save Greece. I am asking the ...
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Was I unlucky or outplayed in Afrika Korps?

This is a reference to an Avalon Hill game I played decades ago as "Rommel." My opponent, "Chuck" was one of the best players in our group, I was considered above average, but an underdog compared to ...
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