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      The 1 vs 1 tournament is loved, hated, and debated.  Why do people play it?  For many reasons: some love the number of quicker games it offers some love the speed at which the tourneys start some love the fact they will get to play higher ranking players that they would not normally get the opportunity to play and take their points knowing they are unlikely to win the tournament. They still effectively win by only winning one game. Why do people hate it?  A less psychological strategy is required and more reliant on luck/odds, whether that [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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    • 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 StarCraft Strategy Game
      Risk StarCraft Review by Sonny Go (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk StarCraft Strategy Game – Whether you’re an enthusiast of either board games, video games, or even addicted to playing Risk online against a different opponent everyday, the strategy game genre has pretty much been a constant throughout the years. However, it’s not often that we see a strategy game from one medium jump to another, and that’s pretty much what happened with Risk StarCraft—two world-famous franchises combined in one board game. It’s [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: Black Ops
      Risk: Black Ops Review by Sonny Go (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk: Black Ops – We all love to play RISK online, but when it came out in 2008, Risk: Black Ops became unique a template for newer Risk variants that may have needed something more going for them. The classic Risk game came out during the late 1950s, so it can’t be denied by many that an overhaul or at least some sort of revision is necessary for the game to stay relevant. Besides the obvious answer of playing Risk online like you would here with the Major Command game [continue read more…]
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    • A Risk Game Prayer
      A RISKY PRAYER by Redstorm (Major Command Game Player and Risk Blog Contributor) As I lay down my busy head Perched atop my comfy bed I think about the current game The one that surely will give me fame Did I make the very best play Or was there really a better way Ah well, I must truly dare To offer the RISKGODS this little prayer by Redstorm [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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    • Thanks for Everything
      “Thanks for everything” by ChefSmitty (Long Time Major Command Risk Game Player and Valued Contributor)   “Thanks For Everything” is a message that was posted in the Private Support section of our Forums. ChefSmitty has graciously allowed us to share it with you.Originally posted in the forum on September 4, 2014 Howdy Sheriff, I guess with the new regime taking over I feel the need to express my story to you guys, Sheriff or whoever might follow up on this. I work in the food service industry. and I’m sure [continue read more…]
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73 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. Hello is there anyone left running this site …. I can see to log onto the forums, and Im having issues with my diplomacy tab, as in it wont allow me to use the drop downs to pick the countries Id like a truce with, the first is blank, and the second just says all

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