A new preview picture from the upcoming Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures War at Sea was recently posted on the Avalon Hill forums. The photo, posted by Robert Mull of Avalon Hill, is that of the Japanese battleship Yamato. The photo is large and detailed showing the 5 11/16" miniature in all of it's glory.
The first "official" FAQ for Axis & Allies Battle of the Bulge is now available. However, it has only been posted to the Avalon Hill message forums so it does not have the appearance of being official. Use this link to view the FAQ on the AH forums or for your convenience it is listed below and attached as a PDF file. Thanks to Krieghund (who still is not a member of the Axis & Allies.org forums) for putting this great FAQ together.
The Australia Capture – The Invasion that Wasn't
In February of 1942, Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto proposed an invasion of Australia. The invasion plan, calling for landings in both the north and south of Australia, required the use of 10 Japanese Army divisions and because resources where stretched thin, the plan was rejected by Tojo and the Imperial General Staff.
The Historical House Rules (HHR) are a set of rules that aim to fix certain aspects of the game to make it more historical. These rules have been developed over the past year by a team of players on the Avalon Hill forums.
Axis and Allies.org proudly annouces the Second Annual Spring Singles Tournament for Axis and Allies Revised. This is a Play by Forum and Play by Email tournament and will prove to be both challenging and great fun for all of the participants. Registration is open now until January 10, 2007.
For the past several months a group of members on the forums have been hard at work designing a new variant of Axis & Allies Revised complete with new rules, an alternative map, and new country setup cards.
In April of 1942, a task force centred around six Japanese carriers and commanded by Admiral Cuichi Nagumo sailed into the India Ocean with the intention of destroying British Naval forces and supporting the invasion of Burma.