Archive for May, 2007

SS-Panzergrenadier and the U.S. Ranger will cost 7

SS-Panzergrenadier and the U.S. Ranger will cost 7

Avalon Hill has made an important change to the Axis & Allies Miniatures game. The SS-Panzergrenadier and the U.S. Ranger will now cost 7.

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Acrylic Tokens for A&A Miniatures Coming Soon

Acrylic Tokens for A&A Miniatures Coming Soon

| May 25, 2007 | Miniatures, News | 0 Comments

I received the following product announcement from James at Litko Aerosystems, Inc. Acrylic tokens for use with A&A miniatures coming soon.

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Image: Axis & Allies Miniatures Tokens For Sale

Image: Axis & Allies Miniatures Tokens For Sale

| May 25, 2007 | Images | 0 Comments

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Saburo Sakai’s AAPacific Essays – #8 The Key Ground

Saburo Sakai’s AAPacific Essays – #8 The Key Ground

A defensive war is apt to betray us into too frequent detachment. Those generals who have had but little experience attempt to protect every point, while those who are better acquainted with their profession, having only the capital object in view, guard against a decisive blow, and acquiesce in small misfortunes to avoid greater.

Frederick the Great

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Axis and Allies First Turns – Russia Part Two

Axis and Allies First Turns – Russia Part Two

8 infantry: Purchasing 8 infantry is pretty useless for Russia’s second turn’s offense. Although infantry produced at Caucasus can potentially be of offensive use, it is usually far more useful to bulk infantry at West Russia.

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Image: Axis & Allies.org Dark Blue T-Shirt

Image: Axis & Allies.org Dark Blue T-Shirt

| May 25, 2007 | Images | 0 Comments

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Axis & Allies Guadalcanal Box Art

Axis & Allies Guadalcanal Box Art

First there were the rumors , next was the official announcement , today we have a sample of the box art for the upcoming Axs & Allies Guadalcanal board game. This image was discovered by Imperious Leader and was recently posted in the forums .

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Image: Axis & Allies Guadalcanal Box Art

Image: Axis & Allies Guadalcanal Box Art

| May 15, 2007 | Images | 0 Comments

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The Axis & Allies Miniatures Campaign Game

The Axis & Allies Miniatures Campaign Game

Several weeks ago Avalon Hill made the exciting announcement of the Axis & Allies Campaign Game and the first installment is now ready. The idea behind the campaign game is to get players from all over the world to participate in a massive Axis & Allies miniatures game.

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Axis and Allies Revised First Turns – Russia Part One

Axis and Allies Revised First Turns – Russia Part One

Territory notes: Russian fighters should be based either at Russia or Caucasus. Basing at Russia allows Russian fighters to attack east against Japan, and west against Germany. Basing at Russia also allows Russian fighters to reach London in case of an anticipated German attack on London. Basing at Caucasus allows for a stronger defense of Caucasus, and prevents Germany from easily building Mediterranean transports.

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Saburo Sakai’s AAPacific Essays – #7 It All Looks So Good

Saburo Sakai’s AAPacific Essays – #7 It All Looks So Good

Purchasing for All Occasions 

Sun Tzu said: In the operations of war,
where there are in the field a thousand swift chariots,
as many heavy chariots, and a hundred thousand
mail-clad soldiers, with provisions enough to carry them
a thousand li, the expenditure at home and at the front,
including entertainment of guests, small items such as
glue and paint, and sums spent on chariots and armor,
will reach the total of a thousand ounces of silver per day.

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