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Great Game, The

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Great Game, The
Category: War Games
Publish Year: 2017
Dimensions: 9x12x1.5"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148965547
Mfg. part #: LWG1701
Type: Boxed Game
Age Range: 13 Years and Up
# Players: 2 Players
Game Length: 120 - 180 Minutes

Great Game, The
Great Game, The

Description

The Great Game recreates the 19th Century Anglo-Russian struggle for supremacy in Central Asia. In the actual contest, Tsarist Russia resented British expeditions into the Steppe Khanates while Victorian Britain feared that Russian entreaties to Persia and Afghanistan would jeopardize India's security. So the two imperial powers wove a complex tale of diplomatic intrigue, colonial conquest and proxy wars that spanned 50 years.

The Great Game is a card driven game (CDG), where players alternate moving officers (historical personalities) and troops across a point-to-point map of Central Asia in decade turns. Imperial powers strive to enlist vassal states such as Afghanistan and Bokhara into their camp through diplomacy or combat so an engaging game of move-counter move unfolds across the chessboard of Central Asia.