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Kickstarter for Victory in Europe WWII Block Strategy Game

Kickstarter for Victory in Europe WWII Block Strategy Game

Columbia Games, publisher of block strategy war games, has a Kickstarter for their latest game: Victory in Europe a WWII Strategy Game. As of writing, only 10 days to go!

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Event: Kublacon, May 23 – 26, 2014

| April 25, 2014 | Events | 0 Comments
Event: Kublacon, May 23 – 26, 2014

This year the Kublacon gaming convention, which takes place in the San Francisco Bay Area, will feature three Axis & Allies events, including an Axis & Allies 1942 Second Edition tournament hosted by yours truly, Dave Jensen.

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Event: HBGCon, May 16 – 18, 2014

| April 22, 2014 | Events | 1 Comment
Event: HBGCon, May 16 – 18, 2014

Doug Friend of HistoricalBoardGaming.com will host the first annual HBGCon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Expect plenty of HBG games and A&A games.

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Spring 1942: Principles for Intermediate to Advanced Axis & Allies Players

Spring 1942: Principles for Intermediate to Advanced Axis & Allies Players

Bunnies P. Wrath has written this guide for intermediate to advanced players of the Spring 1942 edition of Axis and Allies, released in 2009.

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Event: Spring Gathering XII, Apr. 25 – 26, 2014

| February 4, 2014 | Events | 0 Comments
Event: Spring Gathering XII, Apr. 25 – 26, 2014

The Axis & Allies Spring Gathering returns for a 12th. Don’t miss out on this great regional event.

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A Beginners Guide to Axis and Allies 50th Anniversary Edition, 1942 Scenario

A Beginners Guide to Axis and Allies 50th Anniversary Edition, 1942 Scenario

This guide includes the basic strategies for Axis and Allies in 1942, along with separate advice for every nation, and some common openings.

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Event: Battle of Tennessee, Feb. 7 – 9, 2014

| January 28, 2014 | Events | 2 Comments
Event: Battle of Tennessee, Feb. 7 – 9, 2014

The first major Axis & Allies event of 2014 will take place at the Lakeside Resort in Smithville, TN on February 7 to 9, 2014.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942: Soviet Strategic Defense

Axis & Allies Spring 1942: Soviet Strategic Defense

Welcome Comrade! Here you will find a guide to understand the Soviet Union (USSR)’s position and role in the game.

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The Balance of Sportsmanship and Competition

| January 15, 2014 | Board Games | 1 Comment
The Balance of Sportsmanship and Competition

Young Grasshopper helps answer the question “What is the socially acceptable level of competitive behavior allowed if it’s just a game?”

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The Joy of Combat

| August 23, 2013 | Board Games, Strategy | 0 Comments
The Joy of Combat

In this article Christopher Yorke tells us how to engage with Axis & Allies as a game in the fullest way possible via the conduct combat phase.

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Axis & Allies Tournament Survival Guide

| August 12, 2013 | Events | 2 Comments
Axis & Allies Tournament Survival Guide

Tournaments are a great way to test your skills against other Axis & Allies players. We worked with tournament organizer, Greg Smorey, to come up with this tournament survival guide.

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New and Unusual Pieces for Axis & Allies and Where to Find Them

| August 1, 2013 | Board Games, Reviews | 9 Comments
New and Unusual Pieces for Axis & Allies and Where to Find Them

Contributor Will Henson reveals the best and most exciting places to find new pieces to populate your Axis & Allies game board.

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2013 Guide to Axis & Allies Events and Conventions Part 2

| July 29, 2013 | Events | 0 Comments
2013 Guide to Axis & Allies Events and Conventions Part 2

After publishing the the 2013 Guide to Events, we received a few comments about other events that feature Axis & Allies games. Here’s a few more events that may be closer to you.

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The Psychology of the Conduct Combat Phase

| July 24, 2013 | Board Games, Strategy | 0 Comments
The Psychology of the Conduct Combat Phase

In this article Christopher Yorke teaches us that the dice speak and to keep a good poker face during the conduct combat phase.

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The Four Main Principles of Combat Casualty Selection

| July 17, 2013 | Board Games, Strategy | 2 Comments
The Four Main Principles of Combat Casualty Selection

Check out this great guide written by Christopher Yorke on selecting casualties during your Axis & Allies games.

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GenCon 2013 Axis & Allies Update

| July 15, 2013 | Board Games | 0 Comments
GenCon 2013 Axis & Allies Update

Greg Smorey has been running Axis & Allies events at GenCon for the past 20 years. Here are his last two email updates for you.

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2013 Guide to Axis & Allies Events and Conventions

| April 2, 2013 | Events | 15 Comments
2013 Guide to Axis & Allies Events and Conventions

Each year Axis & Allies players from around the country gather at various conventions and conference to compete or just play for fun. This is your 2013 guide to these events.

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A Second Game of Axis & Allies WWI 1914

A Second Game of Axis & Allies WWI 1914

This report take a detailed tour of my second game of Axis & Allies WWI 1914 with unit purchases, a short recap, and a photo after each power’s turn.

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First Impressions of Axis & Allies WWI 1914

First Impressions of Axis & Allies WWI 1914

Read about two first impressions of the new Axis & Allies WWI 1914 game.

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Axis & Allies WWI 1914 Preview: The Rulebook

Axis & Allies WWI 1914 Preview: The Rulebook

In this preview of Axis & Allies 1914, we provide a link for you to download the rule book in PDF format.

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