With the invasion of the Low Countries and the allied evacuation from Dunkirk , the German army is poised to march on Paris. Axis & Allies Europe 1940 , designed and developed by Larry Harris , builds on the success of the acclaimed A&A Anniversary Edition. France appears for the first time in Axis & Allies and will represent a new playable ally! Italy will be included as a second Axis power along with Germany. The UK , USSR and the US find themselves vulnerable at this early and uncertain point of the war. Two new combat units that debuted in Axis & Allies Pacific 1940 , Tactical Bombers and Mechanized Infantry , will also appear in this game.
Axis & Allies Europe 1940 will feature an oversized board that measures 35 wide by 32 high. With over 550 combat units , deluxe game components and local storage boxes , this game will raise the standard established by A&A Anniversary Edition. All new rules for neutral nations , naval & air bases , and convoy disruption will add even more depth and historical accuracy to this giant game.
Finally , this deluxe theater-level game is designed to play together with Axis & Allies Pacific 1940. Together these two games will create the greatest Axis & Allies experience to date , with a combined board measuring 5' wide by 32 high and over a thousand sculptured combat units. Both games are designed to play alone or together to offer the 2-6 player global 1940 scenario , complete with weapons development , and national objectives.
Europe 1940 details:
Deluxe version of Axis & Allies
Europe originally released in 1999
Stand alone game that can also combine with A&A Pacific 1940
Two new combat units: tactical bombers and mechanized infantry.
New playable power: France.
Updated A&A rules as debuted in Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition
Game board measures 35w x 32h. Designed to join with A&A Pacific 1940 board.
Over 550 game pieces plus new models for tactical bombers & mechanized infantry.