The purchases are optional for either the US or UK. All options rolled are worth more than 20 IPC so there is a incentive.
The fleet doesn’t get placed on the board until the end. This way the Axis have no idea what is coming.
It’s worked pretty good for us but might not be for all players.
Built in Soviet-bloc Yugoslavia, the Yugo had the distinct feeling of something assembled at gunpoint. Interestingly, in a car where “carpet” was listed as a standard feature, the Yugo had a rear-window defroster, reportedly to keep your hands warm while you pushed it…
@cloudesley love the look and layout. In my opinion, the Germany card is a little confusing with the way the Denmark/Finland/Sweden bonus is set up. It gives the impression that you get 5 for each of those, but it is only 5 if all three of those are met.
I was awarded the Customizer badge at some point unknown, but marked on my pictures post as to when I found out I was a recipient. There is a post somewhere on the forums that tells of the process and from what I recall one has to be nominated by someone to a moderator and there is some sort of review process. Here’s a link to the award discussion thread: https://www.axisandallies.org/forums/topic/24173/customizers-round-2
Glad you enjoy the pics and tips! We all inspire each other with our pictures, tips, and techniques, so keep sharing!