Breaking away from the Second World War and paying a visit and tribute to the First World War. Coming this March, 2013
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No, actually. I hadn't caught that. They only absorb when attacking?....OUCH.
Yeah, they seem kind of worthless then.
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I wouldn't say that...
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"War is much more fun when you're winning!" - General Martok
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Tanks back in ww1 were more like terror weapons. They made the enemy troops get out of the trenches. Therefore I propels a new rule: Whenever tanks are attacking, the amour of tanks reduces the same amount of infantry's defensive value to 2. For example, 3 tanks are attacking 5 infantry . Nomally the defending infantry would have to roll a 3 or less but with tanks 3 infantry roll at 2 or less and the rest 3 or less makes sense? In other words it's the reverse of artillery on enemy infantry.
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Play the game a few times and you'll realise that tanks are fine as they are. In fact, they can be the key to victory.
A large stack of tanks can make that breakthrough on a stalemated front to win the game; just make sure that yours is bigger than theirs...
This was another reason for the 2 space or strategic move; the Allies could always get their tank stacks into action before the Germans, with devastating results. Even a 2 space move limit could cost G & A vital time, which is why I still favour a single SM from the capital at the end of the turn to get new units straight into those contested zones.
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Of course they were.
We really need an Axis and Allies World War one game so i can play that on August 1st, 2014.
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Seems to me there was alot of over reacting to this game before it was released and now that people have played it they are starting to come around.
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I love the game and I think tanks are fine and movement is fine. The only issue I have is submarines. They are useless.
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The way the game is set up, that by the time you get a large stack of tanks, the game is pretty much over, like Larry wrote, there is no large sweeping cavalry/tank movements, a la A & A W.W.II, thanks, Pellulo
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