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Angola

Brand: Multi-Man Publishing

Product Code: MMP-IGSANG

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Angola
Angola
Angola
Angola
Angola
Angola
Angola
Angola
Angola

Description

The International Game Series (IGS) affords players the opportunity to experience fantastic game titles from around the globe. Games cover time periods from the Middle Ages to World War II.

Angola recreates a brief portion of the violent, decades-long Angolan civil war that began in the 1970s with the fall of a colonial power and dragged its bloody way into the 21st century thanks in part to cold war politics. Angola is a multi-player game in which players control the various Soviet- and US-backed factions that vied for control of Angola from 1975 to 1976.

The map is divided into areas, and units represent military formations and also special weapons, such as artillery, rockets, tanks, and airplanes. A unique command and activation system has players committing in secret to the order in which they will activate a limited number of their units for the turn. The players then take turns activating their units in the determined order. The result is like a tense game of poker, with players trying to analyze the map and out guess their enemies. The game is finely balanced, and all players frequently feel as if they are simultaneously on the verge of victory or defeat thanks to an ingenious victory point system that rewards good play for both sides and allows players to absorb reversals and strike back with the right countermove.

A complete game of Angola includes:
  • One 22" x 34" Mapboard
  • 2 Countersheets
  • 110 Playing Cards (2 decks)
  • 4 Player Aids
  • Rulebook
  • 8 six-sided dice

Specification

Series
International Games Series (IGS)
Edition
2012
Design
Phil Kendall
Artist
Lee Brimmicombe-Wood, Nicolas Eskubi
Game Language
English
# Players
2-4
Complexity
MEDIUM
Solitaire
LOW
Sizes
30cm x 23.5cm x 4.0cm
Weight
0.740 kg

Boardgamegeek rating:8.0


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