1. Variant games may be played for fun only.

2. They will not be sanctioned by the Association and will not be used in your ratings or ranking calculations.

3. A variant game is a game where the MB 2nd Edition rules with the Association clarifications are not followed.

4. There is an infinite list of what would constitute a variant game. Here are just a few examples of illegal variant games:

a. The World at War expansion set.
b. Having an armor attack at a 5.
c. Changing the sequence that the countries take their turn.
d. Allowing unlimited placement in newly purchased ICs.
e. Creating destroyers.

5. Remember, the rule to follow is that for a sanctioned game to count it must follow the MB 2nd Edition with the Association clarifications.