Category: Strategy

Spring 1942: Principles for Intermediate to Advanced Axis & Allies Players

Spring 1942: Principles for Intermediate to Advanced Axis & Allies Players

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bunnies P. Wrath has written this guide for intermediate to advanced players of the Spring 1942 edition of Axis and Allies, released in 2009.

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A Beginners Guide to Axis and Allies 50th Anniversary Edition, 1942 Scenario

A Beginners Guide to Axis and Allies 50th Anniversary Edition, 1942 Scenario

| January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

This guide includes the basic strategies for Axis and Allies in 1942, along with separate advice for every nation, and some common openings.

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The Joy of Combat

The Joy of Combat

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this article Christopher Yorke tells us how to engage with Axis & Allies as a game in the fullest way possible via the conduct combat phase.

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The Psychology of the Conduct Combat Phase

The Psychology of the Conduct Combat Phase

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this article Christopher Yorke teaches us that the dice speak and to keep a good poker face during the conduct combat phase.

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The Four Main Principles of Combat Casualty Selection

The Four Main Principles of Combat Casualty Selection

| July 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Check out this great guide written by Christopher Yorke on selecting casualties during your Axis & Allies games.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 5: Strategy

Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 5: Strategy

| April 16, 2012 | 12 Comments

In this final article of this series, Bunnies goes on to define strategy as it applies to Axis and Allies Spring 1942.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 4: Tactics

Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 4: Tactics

| April 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

In this article, Bunnies defines then describes tactics as they apply to Axis and Allies Spring 1942.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 3: Probability

Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 3: Probability

| April 2, 2012 | 2 Comments

In this article, Bunnies writes about common mistakes players make when thinking about probability as it applies to Axis and Allies Spring 1942.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 2: Calculating Combat Results

Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 2: Calculating Combat Results

| March 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

In this article, Bunnies writes about how combat results can be evaluated as a nice neat number, but cautions the reader that there’s a lot more to understanding gameplay than looking at such numbers.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 1: Unit Analysis

Axis & Allies Spring 1942 Article Series Part 1: Unit Analysis

| March 19, 2012 | 4 Comments

Part 1 of this series on A&A Spring 1942 focus unit properties. In subsequent articles, we will move on to calculation methods for assessing combat results, comments on probability, tactics, then strategy.

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Axis and Allies Revised:  Standard Tactics:  Planning, Risk Assessment, and Calculation

Axis and Allies Revised: Standard Tactics: Planning, Risk Assessment, and Calculation

| May 26, 2008 | 1 Comment

This article will cover the following topics:

I. Steps for Assessing Risk
II. Approximation Methods for Large Battles
III. Assessing Utility Gain (IPC Loss and Gain)
IV. Calculation Methods for Small Battles
V. Other Utility Gain Calculations
VI. Assessing the Board Situation
VII. Long-Term Goals

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Standard Tactical/Strategic Advice for Axis & Allies Revised

Standard Tactical/Strategic Advice for Axis & Allies Revised

| April 1, 2008 | 4 Comments

While I admit I do not follow all nine steps myself, I will also admit
that nearly every game I have ever lost of Axis and Allies, Axis and
Allies Revised, Axis and Allies Revised enhanced and the other flavors
of Axis and Allies has been because I have failed to abide by the nine
laws of warfare listed below.

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