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    • Poem for your consideration
         Ode to Gelli Green I’ll not return to Gelli Green Though summer’s bright and fair For on the slopes of Gelli Green My brothers lost I there Was summer high that fateful year We gazed on Gelli’s hills And take we them, our captain said Our orders to fulfill So called us to the Gelli folk Your land we mean to take And take we will, so leave yea now And battle we’ll forsake Replied the Gelli back to us The choice you give is none In blood you’ll pay us for our home Before you see us run Then forward toward the gelli line advanced our gallant [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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    • A Risk Game Player’s Mask
      A Player’s Mask by Redstorm (Online Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) Being online allows for being anonymous which just begs for the imagination to soar.  You can portray yourself as anyone or anything you wish to be.  This phenomenon is especially useful when playing games online.  Something about competing without our normal societal standards at risk seems to bring out some real definable characters.  We all wear some or all of them, even when not online, as we aspire to impress or deceive or give false praise…. whatever it may be.  [continue read more…]
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    • Playing Risk on Major Command after 5 years
      Why am I still playing Risk on this site after 5 years? by JCUK   Well it all began in 1996… just kidding, that’s how I started my first blog on Major Command. I just read that blog from 2017 back and it and had a little chuckle to myself. I thought it would be interesting for someone to read by first blog and then my views a few years later to see how my outlook has changed, if at all. Even I’m not 100% sure as I am penning this now. My initial thoughts are that Major Command has changed a little, either that or I have, maybe a [continue read more…]
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    • My Experiences From Years of Gaming
      Years Of Gaming – My Doubles Experiences by legionbuck (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) After all these years of gaming I have a regular doubles partner here on Major Command, and we both migrated here from another site. Edsdad and I fought about 4 games against each other on the old site, then joined forces. That was on July 10, 2008… and we have been doubles partners for all these years of gaming. Playing with a partner for that long can get more involved than just playing tactics and styles. I live in the [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 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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    • Major Command Second Family
      Major Command as a Second Family by legionbuck (Major Command Risk Game Player and Blog Contributor) Recently I have read a few posts in The Mess that has a player venting about family issues . We all can use some vent time for various reasons. What I find so amazing is the fact those issues expressed in The Mess show a depth of personal experiences that someone would not disclose unless they felt completely at ease with posting them in public ( so to speak ) and carry a heavy dose of personal pain that normally no one would disclose to [continue read more…]
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    • Risk Junior: Narnia
      Risk Junior: Narnia by Hasbro Review by Albert Bassili (Independent Game Reviewer) Risk Junior: Narnia, is an interesting entry into the Risk franchise, focusing more on introducing the game Risk to children more than anything else. Released in 2006 by Hasbro, this entry gives parents and family members to introduce Risk to them in an easy a simple manner, without devolving into the complex strategy of classic Risk. Overall it’s an interesting concept, and there is the added benefit of knowing your kids won’t be exposed to the [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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