Right now until July 11, 2016 Massdrop is offering a great price on Axis & Allies 1914. The price is currently $54.99 but could get as low as $48.99! MSRP of this game is $98.99 and is usually sold for about $70 on the internet.
Archive for March, 2006
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.
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.
Avalon Hill has just published the latest of their campaign scenarios for Axis & Allies Miniatures: Grossdeutschland Campaign Pt. 2: The Road to Dunkirk.
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.
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.
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
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.
Avalon 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.
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.