In my opinion it is impossible for the CPs to win without the Russian Revolution rules (still super hard with them). Be sure however, to allow the Central Powers to decline the armistice if they wish, as detailed in the errata.
Where to get this game?
Avid player of A&A here. I have the first version of the game, which game out in the 80’s, but also the 1941 version and 1942 Second Edition versions (the latter of which is my favorite). The new WW1 setting of this game is really awesome to hear, it seems really awesome, but, the only place I can find it for sale online is in astronomical price ranges (70$+). I was just wondering if you guys know of any place that sells this game for a reasonable price (40 dollars max?) or somewhere to play it online (like a map for TripleA; the one I have called “the great war” is over-complicated. Thanks guys!
70 USD is about the standard price for the 1914 game. You might get only used ones for less.
There is no 1914-map for TripleA atm, although some enthusiasts had been working on it: