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Axis and Allies Tactics – “The First Bite of the Apple” theory.

Axis and Allies Tactics – “The First Bite of the Apple” theory.

Fred Manzo March 26, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Axis and Allies Tactics One other item worth mentioning for those playing >Axis and Allies is what has been called the “First Bite of the Apple” theory. Basically, it says that no matter

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The “Spoiling Attack” in Axis and Allies – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

The “Spoiling Attack” in Axis and Allies – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo The “Spoiling Attack” in Axis and Allies Another tactic our group has sometimes found useful in Axis and Allies is the “Spoiling Attack.” In my last Axis & Allies strategy article,

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A “Strike of the Eagle” southern strategy – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

A “Strike of the Eagle” southern strategy – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo A “Strike of the Eagle” southern strategy Introduction One of the many strong points in Strike of the Eagle (SotE) is its ability to provide each player with his own set

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Seizing the Tactical Initiative in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Seizing the Tactical Initiative in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – Seizing the Tactical Initiative “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”   – Attributed to Sun Tzu

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Axis and Allies Tactics – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Axis and Allies Tactics – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Overview I always liked Axis and Allies. It was one of the famous Game Master series that Milton Bradley published starting back in 1981 (the others in the series were Conquest

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Two Bad Generals or How to Use Varro and Longus in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Two Bad Generals or How to Use Varro and Longus in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo How to Use Varro and Longus in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. If you

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Seizing the Strategic Initiative in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Seizing the Strategic Initiative in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 2

By Fred Manzo Seizing the Strategic Initiative in Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage “Now the general who wins a battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses

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