Module:Afrika Korps

From Vassal
Akbc.jpg
Publisher Avalon Hill Era WWII
Year 1964 Topic North Africa
Players 2 to 4 Scale Operational
Length Medium


Files and Module Information

Filename Filetype Size Date Compatibility Developer Other Contributors
By Wargame Academy
2.3
AFK-2.3.vmod Module 2.92 MB 2020-05-07 3.2.17 WGA Anders Hench, Jeffery Lange, Bill Thomson
2.2.2
AFKv222.vmod Module 3.11 MB 2010-03-08 3.1.12 WGA jw62, Brent Easton, tcrow
By Allan Dickerson, et al
1.01
Afrika_Korps_REV_Map_1.01.vmod Module 7.6 MB 2019-10-27 3.2.17 Allen Dickerson Bill Conklin
By Charles McLellan, et al
1.1.1
Afrika_Korps2_1.1.1.vmod Module 2.21 MB 2014-06-30 3.2.11+ Alex Carmel Charles McLellan
1.0
Afrika_Korps2.vmod Module 2.21 MB 2010-10-04 3.1.14+ Charles McLellan
By Christian Holm Christensen
AfrikaKorps-1.1-ch.vmod Module 5.54 MB 2022-12-05 3.6 Christian Holm Christensen
AfrikaKorps-1.1-ch-oldschool.vmod Module 5.56 MB 2022-12-05 3.6 Christian Holm Christensen
AfrikaKorps-2.0-ch.vmod Module 5.32 MB 2023-02-12 3.6 Christian Holm Christensen
AfrikaKorps-2.0-ch-oldschool.vmod Module 5.56 MB 2023-02-12 3.6 Christian Holm Christensen
AfrikaKorps-2.1-ch.vmod Module 5.98 MB 2024-02-06 3.6 Christian Holm Christensen
AfrikaKorps-2.1-ch-oldschool.vmod Module 6.02 MB 2024-02-06 3.6 Christian Holm Christensen
Supporting materials
Afrika_Korps_Documents.zip‎ ZIP 5.23 MB 2010-10-18 n/a Charles McLellan


Comments

There are 4 different version of this module available (in no particular order):

  • by Wargame Academy,
  • by Allan Dickerson, et al,
  • by Charles McLellan, et al, and
  • by Christian Holm Christensen

They differ mainly by the graphics used (see also the screen shots below). More details are given below.

By Wargame Academy (WGA)

  • Uses close to the original graphics of the published game.
  • Has impressive list of Afrika Korps related articles in Help menu.
  • Markers for combat declaration and automatic victory


Change log

  • Update 200507: WGA version AFK-2.3 posted.
    • LookAt capability and access to British Substitute counters enabled; in addition to other refinements.
    • Full version history (also available in Help menu)
  • Update 100308: Version 2.2.2 posted
    • Complete Functionality for PBEM tournament play; Send all comments and suggestions to bill@wargameacademy.org.
    • Full version history (also available in Help menu)


By Allan Dickerson et al

  • Map by El Jefe
  • Counters by John Cooper
  • Markers for automatic victory, isolation, and annotations


Change log

  • 1.01
    • Initial upload


By Charles McLellan et al

  • Imported from ADC2 Afrika Korps module.
  • Counters flip to alternate colors -- tan for Brits, gray for Germans, and gray-green for Italians.
  • Mark units as having attacked or defended
  • Unit property tables
  • Simple turn track


Change log

  • 1.1.1
    • By Alex Carmel
    • Grid update
    • Add Clear attack/defend global buttons
  • 1.0
    • Initial upload


By Christian Holm Christensen

Module

  • comes in two editions
  • includes a tutorial (not up to date to ch-2.0)
  • includes the rules (via Help menu) as a PDF (rewritten and with more illustrations)
  • battle markers
    • automatic odds calculations and markers
    • automatic battle resolution and markers
  • automated actions on turn and phase change (use the turn tracker)
  • reminders for player actions
  • Automatic victory markers (isolation semi-automatically handled)

Please also see HelpMore information for more.

The module is based on my Print'n'Play version of Afrika Korps available from the BoardGameGeek file page. Sources of the Print'n'Play version as well as the module can be found at GitLab. See also the GitLab page for a list of (linked) The General articles.

Changelog

  • ch-1.1 first upload
  • ch-2.0 Battle markers, odds calculations, battle resolution, better graphics.
  • ch-2.1
    • Fading drop shadows on units
    • Symoblic die
    • Fatter movement trail lines
    • Show hex coordinates on over over empty hex
    • Illustrations of combat in Help->More information

Supporting materials

The ZIP file contains

  1. ) Afrika Korps Rules, 3rd edition, in ".doc" and ".pdf" formats. Afrika Korps Errata.
  2. ) Another Afrika Korps Gambit by Stephen Packwood (The General, Vol.15, #5, p15-16).
  3. ) Afrika Korps Theory by Jonathan Lockwood (The General, Vol.17, #3, p4-12).
  4. ) Face-Lift for a Classic Beauty by Frank Preissle (The General, Vol.18, #1, p27-30).
  5. ) Back to Basics by Rob Beyma (The General, Vol.18, #4, p42-43).

Screen Shots

Players

  • Bazlak
  • jw62
  • dmsheppard1949
  • wga
  • Damon
  • rickbill
  • wargamer55
  • slawo
  • tormee
  • MarkinSA
  • sticktrader
  • baub64
  • rschneggenburger
  • usapatriot1963
  • TBullet
  • Gyrene251
  • Zalgiris
  • oldgrog43
  • keith
  • frenkyM
  • kdm98
  • Duglis
  • Grumpy
  • aheath
  • casoli
  • Dynaman
  • marksheppard
  • WarlordBob
  • TracerBullet
  • daxelos
  • vmi1983
  • alederme
  • cgmclellan
  • yangtze
  • elguapo18
  • LordJesse
  • thekingcobra63
  • gjnelson
  • boronx
  • VonBrunt
  • Games
  • mskgoss1963
  • destroyer1963
  • Chiggy
  • BiLLSoz
  • bdgza
  • pgeerkens
  • vonhessian
  • kipchak
  • Monte
  • britton
  • blucid