Axis and Allies Classic: Remembering the Soviet Union

AAClassic-RussiaChoosing to command the Soviet Union during a session of Axis and Allies Classic, was a brave choice.

We take a look back at the excitement, dangers, and the early decisions that made playing the Soviet Union so challenging.   As soon discovered, there was no such thing as balanced and fairness.

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Axis and Allies Classic: Remembering the fighter

AAClassic_FighterJAThe fighter from Axis and Allies Classic, defended your greatest cities.  It was a formidable opponent protecting its carriers.  It could strike across channels of waters.   It was your rapid deployment wing giving you the advantage striking vulnerable territories.  It also had cost 12 IPC making you think twice about such an investment.

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Axis and Allies Classic: Remembering the game

Collection-AxisAllies-1981Celebrating Axis and Allies Classic, this article does nothing but praise the original Milton Bradley Gamemaster Series board game.   Its popularity lived beyond its last print as new games carry its branding.  We honor the original game that sparked our imagination and love for World War II strategy.

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Axis and Allies Classic: Remembering the battleship

The Battleship unit.

No unit carried nearly as much prestige, in the era of Axis and Allies Classic, as the battleship.   Rarely purchased, it was the most expensive piece as vulnerable as any other vessel requiring just one hit to sink her.  But the battleship was a feared complement in amphibious attacks . Continue reading