Age: 14 +: players: 2; Duration: 180 min.
"And now the call of the Bugle sounds again for we call to arms, as we we need weapons, calls us to battle, as we already are fighting but calls us to bear the weight of a long dark struggle ... "
John f. Kennedy, inaugural address, January 1961
1945, while unlikely allies trucidavano the Nazi beast, the most devastating weapons of mankind put on his knees the proud Japanese Empire with a storm of fire. Where before there were many great powers, now remained only two. The world did not have time to recover that already loomed a new war, but unlike previous decades conflicts Titanic, this was mostly not pursued by soldiers and tanks, but by spies and politicians, scientists and intellectuals, artists and traitors.
Twilight Struggle is a game for two players 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 entire world is the theatre in which these two titans battled to save him according to their ideologies and their lifestyles. The game begins in the midst of the ruins of Europe when the two new "superpowers "is competing for the wreckage of World War II and ending in 1989, when only the United States remained alive.
Twilight Struggle basically inherit the system "card-driven" classic We The People and Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage. In that tradition is a fast game and low complexity. The event cards cover a wide variety of events historically occurred, from the Arab-Israeli wars of 1948 and 1967, in Viet Nam and the anti-war movement in the United States, the Cuban Missile Crisis and other types of accidents that brought the world to the brink of nuclear annihilation. The game reproduces subsystem the heavy prestige due to the space race as well as the Nuclear tension, with the possibility that the game ends with a nuclear war.
Contents of the box:
A 22 "X 34" with a new graphics
2 sheets thick and more pieces with rounded edges
A booklet of 24 pages
2 help sheets
110 cards (6 cards)
2 6 sided dice
Game and manual in Italian.
In the box are the following cards:
110 cards: 63 mm width and height 88 mm (63x88)