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Jim Howard
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Invent your own game. We use Victory maps with A & A peices and rules.
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Andrew Rowse
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Go somewhere interesting in the middle of the night and superglue the pieces to the footpath (or the side of a building) as a compelling diorama.
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hbrocktutoring wrote:
I have a full set of the original Axis & Allies pieces but I don't foresee using them for AA. Please share any suggestions for obvious or novel uses.

Some things I have considered:
Use for Risk (but I don't play that, either)
Use the pieces for a up-to-five-player hex-based wargame
Use as life counters in CCGs
Use as minis in tabletop wargame

Else?


I've been giving a few of my extra infantry (from 2 sets of A&A 1942) to friends who recently got into Axis & Allies Miniatures with me. The scale is 15mm which is fairly close in size to the infantry from the boardgame, and none of my friends have been as eager as myself to throw too much money at lesser things like foot troops - tanks and tank destroyers are where it's all at apparently. Hence my small gifts of some nicely detailed but unpainted infantry so they at least have some small numbers of basic troops for the major nations.
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Marshall Miller
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PnP Memoir '44 perhaps?
Awesome WWII birthday cake.
Carrier ear rings and destroyer necklace.
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Robert Wesley
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GIVE these unto 'moi' and REAP some *newly-fangled* 'created' kinds! MECH Infantry whistle
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Pete Belli
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You could mail the control markers to a deserving Geek.

I would be grateful.

Please zap me a GeekMail.
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Chris Strabala
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I can help you there Pete!

Geekmail me & we can discuss further....
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Don Mitchell
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hbrocktutoring wrote:
Jewelry would be fun, but maybe something smaller than the carriers!

You could use the carriers to make one of those rings that span two or three knuckles. I wouldn't wear it, but I'm sure some would.
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David Dawson
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I have this same problem with pieces from Attack! and its expansions. I like the PnP Memoir 44 or other WWII game idea!
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Robert Wesley
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I did find use for their Battleship as either a DD or CA within A&A, and the later DD in A&A was much too long, so I cut it off some 'aft' to shorten that also, as well with making a "Riverboat" out of this remainder! With their Tank and Fighter, then, these made some "Minor Ally" kinds, or where I turn their TANK into an improved 'Pershing-esque' resembling vehicle. The 'turret' even "rotated" for the few that I've assembled of them. Some others are a "Nashorn", or even "Hummel", and "Wespe" appearing type, with something too of the Allies. Their Artillery of "Attack" are of a BIG & Small guns, and much more impressive than what you had for A&A. So, now, what would you THINK?
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Niels Kjær
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What I am thinking is: where are the pictures?!
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Jay Waschak
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I am working on a Supremacy Rebuild project which would benefit from these.
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Robert Wesley
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taalmod wrote:
What I am thinking is: where are the pictures?!
OVER a year then, so here are some: "and then?..." whistle

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