Axis and Allies 1914: First look at the rules

AA1914rulebookIn our follow up article introducing Axis and Allies 1914, we preview the rule changesThe World War I strategy game takes the opportunity to deviate from polished rules from 1940 and 1942 variety.   Many familiar characteristics return in this “prequel” including artillery, armor, battleships, cruisers, submarines, submarines, and an interesting take on the fighter.  Infantry becomes more important than ever as new combat rules come into play.

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Axis and Allies 1914: First look at the boardgame

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We take a look at the newest addition to our game collection, Axis and Allies 1914.   Long anticipated World War I strategy game named with a most trusted Axis and Allies brand, known exclusively for World War II until now.   While the game remains faithful to many characteristics of prior releases, it makes many attempts to recreate the theme of the first world war with new approaches.   This article takes a closer look at the game’s hardware; the pieces and the board.

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