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Axis & Allies 1942 Online from Beamdog is out now with full cross-play

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Beamdog, known for their RPG revamps like Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition have finally pushed Axis & Allies 1942 Online out of Early Access as a finished game with full cross-play.

With it based on the popular Axis & Allies 1942 Second Edition board game from Avalon Hill, you will be able to play online against others across Linux, macOS, Windows, Android and iPadOS. Now that's the kind of broad support we like to see in a multiplayer title!

"German tanks mobilize in the west, blitzing into France and pushing back the Soviet Union in eastern Europe. The United States rises in response to Japanese aggression in the Pacific. The United Kingdom rallies allies as bombers menace the skies. The year is 1942, and the world is at war!

Victory goes to the side that conquers its opponents on the field of battle and occupies the greatest cities of the world. Will the Axis continue to spread across the globe unchecked, or will the Allies rally to push back against imperialistic tyranny? Challenge your friends and change the course of history!"

Beamdog CEO Trent Oster is a long-time Axis & Allies player, so it was important to him that Beamdog’s digital adaptation remain faithful to the spirit of the board game. Beamdog is honored to bring this celebrated strategy game to avid Axis & Allies fans and to new online audiences. Check out Oster talking a bit about it below:

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Game Modes Available:


  • Enjoy casual games with A.I. computer players
  • Great for learning to play or testing out strategies

Hot Seat

  • Pass and play with friends and family on one computer

Cross-Platform Multiplayer

  • Crossplay between tablets & computers, with support for iPadOS, Windows, macOS & Linux
  • Create custom games for 2 to 5 players
  • Games can include a mix of humans & A.I. players

Ranked Seasons

  • Challenge the world’s top Axis & Allies players in official ranked seasons
  • Rise through the ranks to take top honors: Wood, Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum Tiers!
  • Matchmaking pairs you with similarly ranked players

Available to buy on Steam. The GOG store does not have a Linux build up.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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slaapliedje Nov 10, 2021
Sweet! I have the second edition one where you can put the two boards together... and then ended up not having a table wide enough to play it! Table is long enough, just not wide enough...
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