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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 Factions – Video Game
      Risk Factions Review by Sonny Go (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk Factions – Now we are all familiar with playing Risk online using a computer, but if you ever do see a video game console version of a board game, it’s usually in a way that doesn’t account for bridging the gap between the mechanical differences between the two media, and how it accounts for multiplayer gameplay. Translating a video game into a tabletop game is something that tends to happen from time to time, with various tabletop versions of popular video [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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Risk: Godstorm
      RISK Godstorm Game Review Review by Albert Bassili (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk Godstorm is another variation of the classic Risk game. There’are lots of other Risk board game variations out there, especially in the Risk online gaming world, but very few which bring the pantheon aspect as RISK Godstorm. Released in 2002 by Avalon Hill, Risk Godstorm brings in a cart load of new features, including a secondary board and timed gameplay. Your ultimate goal is to have the highest points when the clock strikes zero, or more technically when the [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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    • Play Risk Tips and Strategies
      Risk Tips and Strategies by Redstorm (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) Forward: Several players graciously shared their game knowledge with me. I have freely edited their remarks while maintaining their unique intent. Any mistakes are purely my own. Playing Tactics   Don’t be a command monkey compulsively reaching for a command. While securing commands certainly has a great deal of importance in escalite and flat rate games, chasing them in escalate games is a recipe for disaster. I tend to employ a combination of the [continue read more…]
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    • RISK 2210 ad Box coverRisk 2210 AD
      Risk 2210 AD Review by Sonny Go (Independent Game Reviewer) Imagine the classic Risk game being revised to fit a completely different theme, from the Napoleonic War to science fiction. While the classic Risk game is indeed a great game with solid gameplay, but there had always been yearning for something more. Since the core gameplay ruleset is quite flexible, there have actually been variations to the game that have taken off, letting players experience it in many other ways, and a sci-fi variant was certainly not far behind. What is Risk [continue read more…]
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30 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?

  4. I’m confused…

    Months ago, Strategy Game Network was dying, and Rodd, my good friend and opponent, posted on his SGN profile tha this site was the best alternative… I sign in, for the first time, and discover a site unresponsive and apparently in a crisis, unable to function with Microsoft Edge. I would join this site, as one of the original player of SGN, but not a single mouse click means a thing… I gave you my credit card number…11 bucks a month DONATION. I ACCEPT another 4.95 Fing fick to play without whatever advertisement…nothing, no mouse function, multiple Real Time games playable. Rodd may be dead, or unable to play, but I fought with that man for years/hundreds of game… and I log in, for the first time, and am UNABLE TO PLAY. Answer me.

    I will contact the Better Business Bureau and if you charge me 15 dollars, my credit union be involved immediately.

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