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13 Sep 2017 10:49 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian13 Sep 2017 10:46 a.m. PST

Do you have a favorite?

North America
South America

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 10:52 a.m. PST


Old Peculiar13 Sep 2017 11:10 a.m. PST


M C MonkeyDew13 Sep 2017 11:17 a.m. PST

Australia! Just because.

Rogues113 Sep 2017 11:17 a.m. PST

Not a continent but I always love the fight over the Kamchatka Peninsula (I haven't played in ages)

jefritrout13 Sep 2017 11:32 a.m. PST

South America –

Australia gets you bogged down in a land war in Asia. South America gives you two options to expand, break through Mexico or go to Africa.

Yellow Admiral13 Sep 2017 12:11 p.m. PST

Pangaea! It had dinosaurs.

I haven't played (or even thought about) Risk in so long, I can no longer give a serious answer. I honestly don't remember.

- Ix

photocrinch13 Sep 2017 12:20 p.m. PST

Not a continent, but agree with Rogues 1; Kamchatka or Irkutsk, just because they are so fun to say!

Rich Bliss Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 12:51 p.m. PST


Parzival13 Sep 2017 1:32 p.m. PST

North America. 5 armies and only 3 ways in to defend. Best bang for the defensive buck, as it were.

John Leahy13 Sep 2017 2:15 p.m. PST

Depends on where you are in the game. Australia is relatively easy to start. But no place to go unless you fight to Africa or thru to North America and maybe S America. South America is the other decent continent to start with.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 2:51 p.m. PST

Australia! Lets you build up an all-conquering horde while everyone else fights it out – then South America

14Bore13 Sep 2017 3:59 p.m. PST

Haven't played this in so many years, somehow I think I use to try to hold North America

Personal logo Scott MacPhee Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 5:02 p.m. PST


Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

Another Aussie fan.

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2017 7:38 p.m. PST

Personally I like a combo either Australia and Africa or North and South America. Getting to be able to own two is the hard bit.

jfleisher14 Sep 2017 7:25 a.m. PST


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Sep 2017 8:38 a.m. PST

The Moon (Risk 2210)

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian14 Sep 2017 8:40 p.m. PST

South America, then Africa

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian14 Sep 2017 8:41 p.m. PST

Risk:Legacy gives you a LOT of things to "enhance" the game. May need to get a second copy

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2017 2:58 p.m. PST

Europe, and that is why I usually lose…

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