Ex-Display Twilight Struggle The Cold War 1945-1989 Deluxe Edition Board Game Used - Like New

Ex-Display Twilight Struggle The Cold War 1945-1989 Deluxe Edition Board Game Used - Like New Description below is for brand new sealed products and may not represent the ex-display item fully Images are for illustration only Contents and item condition may vary All items are sold in working condition Instruction manuals guides downloadable or online accessible content listed on the product are not guaranteed to be included In 1945 unlikely allies toppled Hitler&39;s war machine while humanity&39;s most devastating weapons forced the Japanese Empire to its knees in a storm of fire Where once there stood many great powers there then stood only two The world had scant months to sigh its collective relief before a new conflict threatened Unlike the titanic struggles of the preceding decades this conflict would be waged not primarily by soldiers and tanks but by spies and politicians scientists and intellectuals artists and traitors Twilight Struggle is a two-player game simulating the forty-five year dance of intrigue prestige and occasional flares of warfare between the Soviet Union and the United States The entire world is the stage on which these two titans fight to make the world safe for their own ideologies and ways of life The game begins amidst the ruins of Europe as the two new "superpowers" scramble over the wreckage of the Second World War and ends in 1989 when only the United States remained standing Twilight Struggle inherits its fundamental systems from the card-driven classics We the People and Hannibal Rome vs Carthage It is a quick-playing low-complexity game in that tradition The game map is a world map of the period whereon players move units and exert influence in attempts to gain allies and control for their superpower As with GMT&39;s other card-driven games decision-making is a challenge; how to best use one&39;s cards and units given consistently limited resources?Twilight Struggle&39;s Event cards add detail and flavour to the game They cover a vast array of historical happenings from the Arab- Israeli conflicts of 1948 and 1967 to Vietnam and the US peace movement to the Cuban Missile Crisis and other such incidents that brought the world to the brink of nuclear annihilation Subsystems capture the prestige-laden Space Race as well as nuclear tensions with the possibility of game-ending nuclear war A deluxe edition published in 2015 includes the following changes from the basic game• Mounted map with revised graphics• Two double-thick counter sheets with 260 counters• Deck of 110 event cards (increased from 104)• Revised rules and player aid cards 
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