i play about once every week or two with 2-3 friends. we don’t play with bids or use any of the optional rules at all. i always play japan (i was the newest one to the game when i started playing with them) because i like the idea of playing on the unfavored side and winning anyway and they don’t like me playing germany.
i think i have gotten good at playing japan–—axis wins most of the time. i think this is because the allies are not coordinated in their strategy.
i have always threatened my axis partner that i would land japanese troops in US but he always talks me out of it-----they say it can’t be done.
if i only played one more game and landed japanese troops in western US and held it, i would be satisfied.
TELL ME HOW TO DO IT!