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Dajokr
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« on: August 21, 2017, 12:39:41 am »
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AA1941 is currently $15.99 with free Prime shipping on Amazon US.  Great price to get a bunch more sculpts for the game and/or to populate your other games with the nation-specific pieces unique to the 1941 game.
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 05:24:27 am »
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It's been about that price on Amazon for over a year now... but yes, it's cheap.
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 06:02:48 am »
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Great price to get a bunch more sculpts for the game and/or to populate your other games with the nation-specific pieces unique to the 1941 game.

Note in particular that A&A 1941 can be used to provide three nation-specific sculpts that Global 1940.2 lacks: a British-design UK transport ship, a Soviet-design USSR aircraft carrier, and an American P-40 Warhawk as the Flying Tiger unit for China, all in the correct colours.

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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 07:56:30 am »
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Note in particular that A&A 1941 can be used to provide three nation-specific sculpts that Global 1940.2 lacks: a British-design UK transport ship, a Soviet-design USSR aircraft carrier, and an American P-40 Warhawk as the Flying Tiger unit for China, all in the correct colours.

I'm pretty sure without even thinking hard, the number is higher than three.

Does Germany in 1940.2 have Tiger Tanks and FW-190s? Does the USSR have IS-2 tanks in 1940.2? I was under the impression 1941 has a ton of new sculpts, but (stupidly) has repeats for the wrong countries (like "JAPANESE" [I hate having to edit because I abbreviated "Japanese", way too PC around here] Tigers and American IS-2s)... but I was unaware that 1940.2 had those sculpts... I thought they used Panthers and T-34s.
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 08:22:10 am »
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What is mainly missing from my POV to boost a unit packs for cheap is Artillery in this game.
I would have bought 2 copies without hesitation if there was Inf-Art-Tank in it.
I'm not enough of a pieces-junky for more Tigers in my already fully 2 loaded boxes of German's pieces.
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2017, 11:53:51 am »
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What is mainly missing from my POV to boost a unit packs for cheap is Artillery in this game.
I would have bought 2 copies without hesitation if there was Inf-Art-Tank in it.
I'm not enough of a pieces-junky for more Tigers in my already fully 2 loaded boxes of German's pieces.

It doesn't have artillery, but you can always buy extra artillery from HBG (Lord knows I did). I think the point is here, for $15, I think you'd be challenged to buy all the relevant ships, planes and tanks that DO come in 1941, for the same price if you were to try and pick them up from HBG (sans-game).

I did my best to fill my trays too, and my German tray includes things such as Panthers, Tigers, Me-109s, FW-190s and more (I think I have 66 infantry for each country... and this is just for my 1942SE game)...
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2017, 10:20:27 am »
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What is mainly missing from my POV to boost a unit packs for cheap is Artillery in this game.
I would have bought 2 copies without hesitation if there was Inf-Art-Tank in it.
I'm not enough of a pieces-junky for more Tigers in my already fully 2 loaded boxes of German's pieces.

It doesn't have artillery, but you can always buy extra artillery from HBG (Lord knows I did). I think the point is here, for $15, I think you'd be challenged to buy all the relevant ships, planes and tanks that DO come in 1941, for the same price if you were to try and pick them up from HBG (sans-game).

I did my best to fill my trays too, and my German tray includes things such as Panthers, Tigers, Me-109s, FW-190s and more (I think I have 66 infantry for each country... and this is just for my 1942SE game)...

And right there I realized my 1942.2 and 41 games are not actually that big of a collection.
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« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2017, 06:41:54 am »
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That is some awesome tray porn, Wolf.  I need that...
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« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2017, 11:25:17 am »
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That is some awesome tray porn, Wolf.  I need that...

Well, the trays themselves are Stack-On 13 Compartment Storage Organizers... you can get them from your local hardware store (I think I got mine from Lowes or Home Depot), or you can pick them up on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Stack--SBR-13-Compartment-Organizer-Removable/dp/B000AM8BBI/ref=sr_1_1?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1461292343&sr=1-1&keywords=Stack-On+SBR-13+13+Compartment+Storage+Organizer+Box+with+Removable+Dividers%2C+Red

As for over-stuffing them, beyond combining the base games of 1941 and 1942, I did a lot of extra unit hunting from E-Bay and HBG.

Finally, I also customized my bins with WWII national flag stickers... I just made/found my own flag JPGs and ordered them from VistaPrint on-line (small rectangular product labels).
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