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    • New Mobile Responsive RISK Game Blog!
      Major Command Gaming Blog Is Now Mobile Friendly! We have just updated our RISK Gaming Blog from an old-school fixed and rigid website format, to a new mobile responsive and tablet friendly gaming blog! With the help of jdinbc over at Great Bear Web Designs, all our blog pages, RISK board game reviews, and player’s stories, can now be easily viewed on a phone or tablet. The game blog still has some styling issue to iron out, namely the player’s info on the dogtag, but we are working to fix all lingering issues. 🙂 In the future, we [continue read more…]
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    • RISK: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition
        RISK: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition Review by Sonny Go     J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterwork was turned into a film trilogy that is now the standard in the high fantasy genre cinema, and it spawned plenty of crossovers and adaptations. The classic strategy board game RISK was no less different, and that is how RISK: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition came to be. At last, fans of either franchises can now partake in the epic battles between good and evil depicted in the books and the films. Whether you read the books [continue read more…]
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    • What I Always Wanted To Be
      What I Always Wanted To Be by CKO (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor)   T his is something very difficult for me to express and to write, it’s like my life summary and a thanks to all parents who think of good education for their kids. I hope it’s of some use. In school I always wanted to have friends, but as the new kid l it was no easy task, the only person I knew was my cousin, with whom I played all sort of videogames, now that I think carefully about the things we had during those times in a third world country (El [continue read more…]
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    • Risk: Star Wars 2015 Edition
      Risk: Star Wars 2015 Edition Review by Nikola Brankovic (Independent Game Reviewer) Star Wars Risk 2015 – I sure hope you’re in the mood for something fun, because we’ve discovered Hasbro has released a board game to complement their release of the latest Star Wars movie. In the hype for the movie itself I missed the board game, but a friend pointed it out to me, so it’s time to have a look at it and see if it’s any good. First of all, there are two editions of Risk Star Wars on the market. Well, actually three if you consider the Star [continue read more…]
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    • 500 Games at Major Command Risk
      “500 Games” by Redstorm (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) Approaching my 500th game on MAJORCOMMAND.COM there are a few things I would like to share. First would be “WOW, what a great site to play live or at least semi-live risk like games with new friends from the world over who, as a whole, enjoy the games and site as much as I do. I find myself hopelessly addicted and actually will check for my turns throughout the day. I’m quite sure I’m not the only one. The maps are the first rate, game [continue read more…]
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    • Risk on Steam
      Risk on Steam vs Classic Risk Review by Nikola Brankovic (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk on Steam by PopCap Studios was a game that I was very excited to have the chance to review. Risk is an ultra-popular board game which was with us since the late 1950’s, so I was really looking forward to a modern PC iteration of it. After all, there are so many ways this grand conquest strategy game can be made awesome on the PC, and I really need the break from complex 4x (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit and eXterminate) games and enjoy just the most important [continue read more…]
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    • Hey, It’s Only a Game
      “Hey, It’s Only a Game”… or is it? by Redstorm (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) Only a game… Many of us fondly remember those long hours spent playing those wonderful board games as a child. Sure, there were moments when we went savage about who gets what color or marker and most assuredly someone always probably cheated somehow. But we learned things as we played like cooperation, sharing, and sportsmanship. We also felt the thrill of winning and the crush of defeat. Most likely it was then [continue read more…]
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    • Risk: Star Wars Edition Original Trilogy
      Risk: Star Wars Edition Review by Sonny Go (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk: Star Wars – With renewed vigor, the Star Wars franchise has re-entered modern pop culture. Star Wars merchandise is now hotter than ever with greater mainstream appeal due to its legendary status in pop culture. Perhaps it’s because of that, it’s worth looking at Risk: Star Wars Edition, a variant of Risk that takes place in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. If you’re in the mood for some Star Wars action after re-watching Star Wars: The Force [continue read more…]
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    • My First Game of RISK
      It all began in 1996… by JCUK (jon7064) (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) I wanted to write a few words about why I play risk and what have I learned from playing this great game. My first introduction to the game of Risk was during a tour of Bosnia in 1996. I had been in the army for 6 months and found myself in a little place in the Balkans called Gornji Vakuf. We had 1 TV channel to watch while we were out there and a bar that we were allowed to drink 2 cans of beer a night (when I say 2 cans, it wasn’t policed [continue read more…]
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29 thoughts on “Major Command Official Blog Homepage

  1. Yo- you guys need to create an awol button so people can opt out. I’m tired of waiting 5 minutes every turn when people walk away. Let us opt out rather than just walk out.

  2. Hi folks,

    Would it be an idea the make people automatically loose the game when they miss their first (1) turn in 2 player games… it is a horrible strategy and when it is not a strategy.. well.. if you miss the first day at work you will get fired.. if you miss a first date… you don’t get a kiss… how people manage to miss their first round i don’t get…

    kind regards, Buddy

  3. Hello Im would like to find out what is up with my diplomacy score I broke a treaty 11 days ago, and my diplomacy score went from 1000 to 160, seems a little harsh to me, is there anything that can be done to correct it, as it should of only dropped by 30 …. NO?

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