Twilight Struggle, The Cold War 1945-89
In 1945, unlikely allies toppled Hitler’s warmachine, 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 now stood only two - the United States and the Soviet Union.
Twilght Struggle is a two Player game simulating the 45 year dance of intrigue, prestige, and occasional flares of warfare between the USSR and the USA. The entire world is the stage on which these two titans fight. The game begins amidst the ruins of Europe as the two new superpowers scramble over the wreckage of WWII, and ends in 1989, when only the United States remained Standing.
Twlight Struggle inherits it’s fundamental systems from card driven classics.
We the People and Hannibal. 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.
Twilight Struggle’s Event cards add detail and flavour to the game. They cover a vast array of historical happenings.
Two Counter Sheets
Mounted Deluxe Map
110 Event Cards
Two Player Aid Cards
Two six sided dice.
2 Players, Age 14+