So I have been playing Axis and allies global 1940 for a while but there are a few historical inaccuracies, a few things that could be added, etc. Something that will be needed: I found out about a website called Historical board gaming who sells custom pieces and markers. So I got Canada pieces, Romania pieces, Poland pieces, communist China pieces (WW2), Greece pieces and Portugal pieces (don’t ask me why). I found that makes the level of play so much more fun. So House Rule 1: China at war. From 1927 (I think) China was in civil war with the commies and they were going to crush them… but Japan came in and ruined everything. The two sides; Nationalists and communists banded together to form a united front. In my house rules Communist China or CPC control Chahar and Hopei. Every time a CPC troop moves into a nationalist territory with no troops in it they gain it. If all Japanese territories in China are recaptured China immediately becomes neutral and fights with each other. CCP is controlled by USSR while Nationalist China is controlled by another allied power. If USSR invades Manchuria it immediately is put into the hands of CPC.
House rule 2: Deal making and negotiating
With this rule you can draft peace treaties, negotiate with allies, etc. Just get apiece of paper and write what you want (such as partitioning USSR if they surrender/ get defeated.). This is fun especially when you are invading a country together with another player.
House rule 3: Battlecruiser
Battle cruisers were very important to navy’s back in the day as they were like faster fast battleships. You will need the Battlecruiser HMS hood from the A&A 1941 (the allied battleship). It stats are as follows:
Firepower attack/defence 3/3
Has Capital ship ability
BUT if the opponent roles a 1 with a battleship the Battlecruiser gets destroyed.
So those are my house rules! Comment if you have questions or think anything could be added/changed, Happy conquering!!
HBG link: http://www.historicalboardgaming.com/