Twilight Imperium 3rd Edition
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An age of twilight shall once more spread across the galaxy. A broken empire shall once more be re-forged. Hidden powers from dark space shall come forth to make an ancient claim. War shall rage across space. Secret treaties, political whispers, and devious plots shall again echo through the halls of the imperial city on Mecatol Rex.
In 2004, a Twilight Imperium will rise again.
The publication of Twilight Imperium Third Edition (TI3) is a historical publication in FFG’s history. Twilight Imperium First Edition was FFG's first game product, and through two popular editions it has garnered a massive audience across the world and the Twilight Imperium name has been a pillar of growth and recognition for FFG.
TI3 is an epic empire-building game of intersteller conflict, trade, and struggle for power. Players take the roles of ancient galactic civilizations, each seeking to sieze the imperial throne via warfare, diplomacy, and technological progression. With new oversize geomorphic board tiles, finely detailed plastic miniatures, hundreds of cards, and a massive plurality of options, TI3 will arrive before an audience that has been starving for epic space conflict since TI2 went out of print in the spring of 2003.
Shipping in a massive (12” x 24”) epic-size box, this new giant-size edition of TI feature more than 200 masterfully sculpted oversize plastic miniatures - the typical TI units (Ground Forces, Cruisers, Dreadnaughts, Carriers, Fighters, PDS, and Space Docks) as well as two new units (the massive War Sun and the Destroyer). TI3 contains new oversize board tiles, more than 400 cards, every known civilization of the Twilight Imperium universe, almost every expansion rule and component ever published for TI, a gorgeous graphical overhaul, and an impressive full-color rules set.
The TI gameplay has been refined and redone by original designer Christian T. Petersen. The new design features faster gameplay, and involves players in a far more active game experience with much less downtime. In addition, TI3 will include new Race Cards, as well as a dramatic new approach to the structure of the gameplay itself using the new "Command" system.
Twilight Imperium Third Edition is nothing short of a massive epic release, and is destined to become a classic for years to come. FFG has directed all its craft, talent, and energy into this massive production. Are you ready for another Age of Twilight?
Please note that this is a huge game. You will notice the shipping costs go up quite a bit, but that's because it is in a large box and weighs quite a lot.
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|This is a truly epic game and one of the favorites of my collection. The mix of so many mechanics from role selection, combat, to technology development seems like it could be a disaster. But this game finds the perfect blend and leaves everyone wanting more, even after hours of playing. With so many variants and options to play with, I don't think we will ever get tired of this game of galactic conquest.
|If you like games with a Sci-Fi theme, then TI3 is the game for your collection. This is the definative space game. Quick - no, Simple - no, Fun - yes!
|We loved Twilight Imperium due to the masterful level of complexity found in the game. A variety of different paths to victory are available, and sometimes choosing the best strategy was as much about denying an opponent their best option as anything else.
|Spectacular game on every scale imaginable. So much thought when into this game system its mind boggling. Mad props to Fantasy Flight for putting out such a high quality product with attention to detail. Artwork, pieces, board, cards, ... all done with the highest quality materials and skill! The game is also fun to play.