Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy

2020 · 2-6 Players · 60-200 Minutes
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Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy board game
Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy board game

A game of Eclipse places you in control of a vast interstellar civilization, competing for success with its rivals. You explore new star systems, research technologies, and build spaceships with which to wage war. There are many potential paths to victory, so you need to plan your strategy according to the strengths and weaknesses of your species, while paying attention to the other civilizations' endeavors.

Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy is a revised and upgraded version of the Eclipse base game that debuted in 2011 that features:

  • New graphic design, while maintaining the acclaimed symbology of the first edition
  • An introductory short story by award-winning science fiction novelist Johanna Sinisalo, providing rich background for the world of Eclipse
  • A full line of Ship Pack 1 miniatures
  • New miniatures for ancients, GCDS, orbitals, and more
  • Custom plastic inlays
  • Custom combat dice
  • Fine-tuned gameplay
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Year Published2020
Number of Players 2-6
Playtime 60-200 Minutes
Minimum Age 14
Mechanics Area Control, Dice Rolling, Grid Movement, Modular Board, Player Elimination, Tile Placement, Variable Phase Order, Variable Player Powers
Categories Civilization, Sci-Fi, Space Exploration, Wargame
Learning Complexity N/A[Vote]
Strategy Complexity N/A[Vote]
Official Site Official Website
Rule URL Official Rules
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