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Event : Field Marshal Gaming Convention 2015

Event : Field Marshal Gaming Convention 2015

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Field Marshal Gaming Convention, now in its 5th year, is held in Oshawa, Ontario. It’s a great opportunity to get away and enjoy your favorite games with other gaming enthusiasts including many from right here on the Axis and Allies.org forums!

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How to get people to use your House Rules

How to get people to use your House Rules

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Written by Der Kuenstler on 02-12-2013 at Axis and Allies.org, assembled and edited by Rorschach of I Will Never Grow Up Gaming So you’ve got some great new House Rules (in your own view, anyway) for Axis and Allies and you’d like others to cooperate and play along. This is not always easy, but here are […]

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A Painting Tutorial Guide and Resource for Axis and Allies

A Painting Tutorial Guide and Resource for Axis and Allies

| November 29, 2014 | 8 Comments

This is a resource for anyone interested in painting their own Axis and Allies board game pieces or for anyone who has any questions regarding painting of plastic miniatures in general.

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Alliance Dynamics and Teamwork

Alliance Dynamics and Teamwork

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Any Axis and Allies game that contains a coalition(s) of countries will require their players to cooperate in order to achieve the goal of their side winning the game. The objective of this article is to explain turn-based game mechanics to in order to improve teamwork while playing most of the Axis & Allies games.

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The Field Marshal Gaming Convention is back for its 4th Year!

The Field Marshal Gaming Convention is back for its 4th Year!

| August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Field Marshal Gaming Convention is an annual celebration of tabletop gaming held in Oshawa, Ontario every September and now in its 4th year.

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Axis and Allies Global 1940 for First Time Players

Axis and Allies Global 1940 for First Time Players

| April 29, 2014 | 16 Comments

So you’ve been invited to play a game of Axis and Allies 1940 Global with a few of your friends, however, there’s just one problem; you don’t know a thing about it! Well don’t worry, we’re going get you up to speed so you can feel comfortable around the gaming table. Perhaps after reading this, you will become compelled to download the rule book !

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Spring 1942: Principles for Intermediate to Advanced Axis & Allies Players

Spring 1942: Principles for Intermediate to Advanced Axis & Allies Players

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bunnies P. Wrath has written this guide for intermediate to advanced players of the Spring 1942 edition of Axis and Allies, released in 2009.

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A Beginners Guide to Axis and Allies 50th Anniversary Edition, 1942 Scenario

A Beginners Guide to Axis and Allies 50th Anniversary Edition, 1942 Scenario

| January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

This guide includes the basic strategies for Axis and Allies in 1942, along with separate advice for every nation, and some common openings.

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Axis & Allies Spring 1942: Soviet Strategic Defense

Axis & Allies Spring 1942: Soviet Strategic Defense

| January 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

Welcome Comrade! Here you will find a guide to understand the Soviet Union (USSR)’s position and role in the game.

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The Balance of Sportsmanship and Competition

The Balance of Sportsmanship and Competition

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Young Grasshopper helps answer the question “What is the socially acceptable level of competitive behavior allowed if it’s just a game?”

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The Joy of Combat

The Joy of Combat

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this article Christopher Yorke tells us how to engage with Axis & Allies as a game in the fullest way possible via the conduct combat phase.

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The Psychology of the Conduct Combat Phase

The Psychology of the Conduct Combat Phase

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this article Christopher Yorke teaches us that the dice speak and to keep a good poker face during the conduct combat phase.

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The Four Main Principles of Combat Casualty Selection

The Four Main Principles of Combat Casualty Selection

| July 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Check out this great guide written by Christopher Yorke on selecting casualties during your Axis & Allies games.

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