Archive for March, 2006

Contested Skies Unit Reviews

Contested Skies Unit Reviews

| March 30, 2006 | Miniatures | 0 Comments

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Veteran SMLE Rifleman – Set III Common
An increased attack against infantry and close assault value compared to the UK SMLE.  The Veteran SMLE is not too bad, and slightly harder to kill because of Steely Resolve. However their cost can quickly add up.  Best used to support your regular infantry. 

 

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Set 1 and 2 Unit Reviews

Set 1 and 2 Unit Reviews

| March 29, 2006 | Miniatures | 0 Comments

This article is a review of each of the units from Axis & Allies Miniatures Base Set and Set II organized by country.

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Image: M4A3 (105) Sherman

Image: M4A3 (105) Sherman

| March 29, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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A&A Miniatures: Contested Skies Released!

A&A Miniatures: Contested Skies Released!

The long awaited Axis & Allies Miniatures: Contested Skies was finally released last Friday. This exciting new set features airplanes, new rules for the planes, Australian units, leaders for the smaller countries, and more.

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Contested Skies Preview 8

Contested Skies Preview 8

| March 22, 2006 | Miniatures | 0 Comments

Avalon Hill published the latest in their preview of Axis & Allies: Contested Skies, to be released, this Thursday, on March 24, 2006. In this preview we get to see the cards for the miniatures featured last week: Jagdpanzer IV/48 and Messerschmitt Bf109E. The Jagdpanzer has some interesting abilities but still seems to suffer the problem of the slightly overpriced German units.

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Grossdeutschland Campaign Pt. 2

Grossdeutschland Campaign Pt. 2

| March 20, 2006 | Miniatures, News | 0 Comments

Avalon Hill has just published the latest of their campaign scenarios for Axis & Allies Miniatures: Grossdeutschland Campaign Pt. 2: The Road to Dunkirk.

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Image: War at Sea

Image: War at Sea

| March 17, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures: War at Sea

Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures: War at Sea

It looks like we are in for some more excitement from the world of Axis & Allies Miniatures. Recently a full page ad for a new A&A Minis expansion was found in an Avalon Hill catalog included with the new Rocketville game. The new expansion appears to be a miniatures game, separate from the existing game, that focuses on naval battles. It will have it’s own starter and boosters.

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Contested Skies: Soviet Grenadiers

Contested Skies: Soviet Grenadiers

The February Combat Zone for Axis & Allies Miniatures included a promotional figure from the upcoming release of Contested Skies: Soviet Grenadiers. The images to the left are the front and back of the card for this new Soviet unit. Click on the images for a larger preview.

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Contested Skies: Lebel 86M93 Grenadier

Contested Skies: Lebel 86M93 Grenadier

The January Combat Zone for Axis & Allies Miniatures included a promotional figure from the upcoming release of Contested Skies: Lebel 86M93 Grenadier. The images to the left are the front and back of the card for this new French unit. Click on the images for a larger preview

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Image: Lebel Grenadier

Image: Lebel Grenadier

| March 17, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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Image: Lebel Grenadier

Image: Lebel Grenadier

| March 17, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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Image: Soviet Grenadier

Image: Soviet Grenadier

| March 16, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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Image: Soviet Grenadier

Image: Soviet Grenadier

| March 16, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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Contested Skies Preview 7

Contested Skies Preview 7

Avalon Hill published the latest in their previewa of Axis & Allies: Contested Skies, to be released on March 24, 2006. In this preview we get to see the card for the Brtish 40mm Bofors L60 and the Soviet 82mm PM-37 Mortar. The interesting ability for the mortar unit is that it has indirect fire. If you have a forward observer unit, you can use indirect fire. The preview also has pictures of 2, yet to be named, units.

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Grossdeutschland Campaign Part 1

Grossdeutschland Campaign Part 1

Avalon Hill has just published the latest of their campaign scenarios for Axis & Allies Miniatures: Grossdeutschland Campaign Pt.

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Image: Set 3 Preview 6

Image: Set 3 Preview 6

| March 9, 2006 | Images | 0 Comments

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Contested Skies Preview 6

Contested Skies Preview 6

 

Set 3 Preview 6Avalon Hill just released their next preview of Axis & Allies Miniatures: Contested Skies, the third set released. In this set we get to preview the cards for the airplane IL-10 Sturmovik and the soldier Red Army Forward Observer. We also get a preview of 2 new figures.

 

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Axis & Allies Miniatures FAQ Update

Axis & Allies Miniatures FAQ Update

The Axis & Allies Miniatures FAQ was updated today with erata changes for the upcoming release of Contested Skies. There seems to be quite a bit of changes due to the addition of the air units in the new expansion set.

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A&A Minis: Contested Skies Set List Revealed

A&A Minis: Contested Skies Set List Revealed

The following is a spoiler list of the units coming out in the new Axis & Allies Miniatures: Contested Skies expansion set. The names of the units were obtained from a Contested Skies poster so please excuse any spelling mistakes or rarity mistakes.

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