Twilight Struggle Deluxe Italian edition
Age: 14th: Players: 2; Duration: 180 min.
"And now the appeal of the trumpet sounds once again for us does not call us to arms, as much as we need weapons, does not call us to battle, as much as we already fight but calls us to bear the weight of a long dark struggle... "
John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 1961
1945, as unlikely allies slaughtered the Nazi beast, humanity's most devastating weapons brought the proud Japanese Empire to its knees with a firestorm. Where before there were many great powers, now there were only two. The world did not have time to recover that a new war was already looming, but unlike the titanic conflicts of previous decades, this was carried out mainly not by soldiers and tanks, but by spies and politicians, scientists and intellectuals, artists and traitors.
Twilight Struggle is a two-player game that simulates the forty-five years of dance of intrigue, prestige and occasional flare-ups of war between the Soviet Union and the United States. The whole world is the theatre in which these two titans fought to save him according to their ideologies and lifestyles. The game began amid the ruins of Europe when the two new "superpowers" competed for the wreckage of World War II and ended in 1989, when only the U.S.remained alive.
Twilight Struggle basically inherits the "card-driven" system from the classics We The People and Hannibal: Rome vs. Rome. Carthage. In that tradition it turns out to be a fast game and low complexity. The event cards cover a wide range of events that have historically occurred, from the Arab-Israeli wars of 1948 and 1967, to Vietnam and the pacifist movement in the United States, to the Cuban Missile Crisis and other types of incidents that brought the world to the brink of a nuclear annihilation. The game subsystem reproduces the heavy prestige due to the Space Race as well as the Nuclear Tension, with the possibility that the game will end in a nuclear war.p>
Contents of the Box:
A 22" X 34" map with new graphics
2 smaller pawn sheets with rounded edges
A 24-page rule booklet
2 help sheets
110 Cards (6 new cards)
2 6-sided dice
Game and manual in Italian.
The following playing cards are in the box:
110 cards: 63mm width and 88mm height (63x88)