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Axis & Allies Europe 1940 Preview 5: National Objectives and Bonus Income

Axis & Allies Europe 1940 Preview 5: National Objectives and Bonus Income

| August 20, 2010 | 2 Comments

This preview goes over the National Objectives and bonus income for both the Europe only game as well as the Global game. The bonus income for the National Objectives is collected during the Collect Income phase.

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A&A Naval Miniatures: War at Sea Flank Speed Rumored New Release Date

A&A Naval Miniatures: War at Sea Flank Speed Rumored New Release Date

| March 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

It is now rumored that the release date for the third Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures expansion War at Sea Flank Speed has been pushed from June 9 to August 25, 2009.

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Axis & Allies Convention Updates

Axis & Allies Convention Updates

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

The other day I received the following news from Greg Smorey, Axis & Allies Tournament Game Master:

I would like to take just a moment, maybe a long moment, of your time and bring everyone up to speed on the latest and greatest from the Axis & Allies Convention World.

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Axis & Allies 50th Anniversay Edition Photos Part 1

Axis & Allies 50th Anniversay Edition Photos Part 1

| November 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

After I bought my copy of the Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition game [Amazon], I took a few moments to take some photos. So far my impression is that the game is huge and has a lot of high quality pieces and components. Read the rest of the story to view the rest of the photos. In some cases I put a deck of card in the picture so that you can get an idea of how big it really is.

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Axis & Allies 50th Anniversay Edition Released Today

Axis & Allies 50th Anniversay Edition Released Today

| November 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

The much awaited Axis & Allies 50th Anniversary Edition [Amazon] has been release today, November 18, 2008. This new game promises to be great with a huge map, new countries, hundreds of pieces, new units, and all the rules to go along with it. I was unable to acquire an advance copy but I will post photos online as soon as I have a copy of the game in hand. Stay tuned for another article. In the mean time, check out the links on the Avalon Hill site about Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition.

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Field Marshal Combat Dice for Axis & Allies

Field Marshal Combat Dice for Axis & Allies

| November 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

The folks at Field Marshall Games have created some great dice that are specifically themed for use with World War II board games. The dice fit in perfect with any Axis & Allies or other WWII game.

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Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition More Details

Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition More Details

| July 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Avalon Hill and Wizards of the Coast have revealed more information about the upcoming new release of Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition. First off, the box art has been revealed, click the link to the left for a larger sample. The first thing I noticed was a return to the red Axis & Allies logo. The release date for this new edition is October 23, 2008 and will be solf for $100. That seems like a lot of money for an Axis & Allies game but you’ll be getting a lot of board game for your money. Continue reading the article for more details.

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Axis & Allies Revised on Game Table Online at Gleemax

Axis & Allies Revised on Game Table Online at Gleemax

| June 13, 2008 | 1 Comment

Update August 4, 2008: Avalon Hill has decided to shut down Gleemax.

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Origins Update from Greg Smorey

Origins Update from Greg Smorey

| May 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

First off, if you have not checked your calendar, Origins is
ONLY 5 weeks away.
Now, I have had a few requests, questions, concerns
regarding the Event # for events I will be running at Origins. The
easiest way to help solve this problem is to give you a copy of all the events
and the event numbers as I see it.

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Avalon Hill Announces 50th Anniversary Line-Up

Avalon Hill Announces 50th Anniversary Line-Up

| March 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

February 27, 2008 (Renton, Wash.) –
Wizards of the Coast is celebrating Avalon Hill’s 50 years of great conquests in strategy gaming with a line-up that has fans excited like
never before. Avalon Hill is bringing back two classic titles in DIPLOMACY and ACQUIRE to start off the year, and the season will
wrap-up with an Anniversary Edition of AXIS & ALLIES® that every fan will want to have.

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2008 Spring Gathering VI, Cincinnati, Ohio is here

2008 Spring Gathering VI, Cincinnati, Ohio is here

| March 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Greetings AA Gamers,
It is my pleasure to bring you the latest and greatest information regarding the 2008 Spring Gathering VI in
Cincinnati, Ohio (SGVI). The dates have been confirmed, April 11 & 12, the Smoreyswamp is up and registration is now open. Please note a
few big, BIG changes this year. The biggest of all is that we will be having scheduled events i.e. (demos, casual play and a few tournaments)
that one can register for. Please note that all these events are subject to availability.

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US Basics

US Basics

| March 19, 2008 | 12 Comments

For the early US turns a lot is going to depend on your overall Allied strategy and what the UK is doing. To start the game the US doesn’t have much to do in terms of combat but you want to make sure you buy the right units and start to move your forces into a more useful position.

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