Twilight Struggle is a two-player game simulating the forty-five year dance of intrigue, prestige, and occasional flares of warfare between the Soviet Union and the United States. Twilight Struggle recreates the conflict between the most powerful nation states the world has ever known. The scope of the game covers the entire world as it was found in 1945. Players move units and exert influence in attempts to gain allies and control for their superpower.
Components (original edition):
Components (2009 Deluxe edition and after)
TIME SCALE: approx. 3-5 years per turn
MAP SCALE: Point-to-point system
UNIT SCALE: Influence markers
NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 2
DESIGNER: Ananda Gupta & Jason Matthews
MAP, CARD, & COUNTER ART: Mark Simonitch
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|Number of Players||2|
|Mechanics||Area Control, Campaign, Dice Rolling, Hand Management, Simulation, Simultaneous Play, Simultaneous action selection, Tug of War|
|Learning Complexity||3.00 / 5[Vote]|
|Strategy Complexity||4.00 / 5[Vote]|
|Official Site||Official Website|
|Rule URL||Official Rules|