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    Twilight struggle

    JD 25.00

    Age 13+
    Complexity /5 3.60
    Minimum Players 2
    Maximum Players 2
    Time 120–180 Min

    "Now the trumpet summons us again, not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need; not as a call to battle, though embattled we are – but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle..." – John F. Kennedy In 1945, unlikely allies toppled Hitler's war machine, while humanity'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. A deluxe edition, published in 2009 includes the following changes from the basic game: Upgrade kit for the owners of the previous version includes the following: + More AWARDS & HONORS 2012 Ludoteca Ideale Winner 2012 Gra Roku Game of the Year Nominee 2011 Lucca Games Best Boardgame for Experts 2006 International Gamers Awards - Historical Simulation 2006 International Gamers Awards - General Strategy; Two- + More OFFICIAL LINKS Official Twilight Struggle page @ GMT Games (www.gmtgames.com) Propose a different link ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS Language Dependence Learn more about language dependence Extensive use of text - massive conversion needed to be playable View poll and results COMMUNITY STATS Own: 63K Wishlist: 11K For Trade: Find For Trade Matches 989 Want In Trade: Find Want in Trade Matches 1,325 Has Parts: 40 Wants Parts: 32 See All Stats BGG Item ID: 12333



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