This preview goes over the National Objectives and bonus income for both the Europe only game as well as the Global game. The bonus income for the National Objectives is collected during the Collect Income phase.
Axis & Allies Europe 1940 and Pacific 1940 were designed to work together to form one giant global game of Axis & Allies 1940. The rules for this global game are included in the Europe 1940 rulebook. This preview will cover the rules of the global game.
There are few new details about the rules in Axis & Allies Europe 1940 as compared to Axis & Allies Pacific 1940. Particularly interesting are the rule regarding neutrality. In this preview I will list out the pertinent rules that will give you a flavor of the new game. When the rules are the same I will reference the preview article for Pacific 1940.
The new upcoming Axis & Allies Europe 1940 board game features two new countries: French and Italy. While the fate of France might be sealed in the first few round or two of play, Italy has a real chance to expand it’s power over the Mediterranean. This preview has several photos of all of the new French units, which are blue and the Italian units, which are brown.
The latest installment of the Axis & Allies board games is Axis & Allies Europe 1940 and will be released on August 24, 2010. It will also be “available” during the GenCon gaming conference in Indianapolis, Indiana from August 5-8. This first preview of Europe 1940 game is a few photos of everything pulled directly out of the box. There are no paper IPCs.