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Board Games: Cosmic Encounter

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Cosmic Encounter

cosmic encounter 2011 edition box artBuild a galactic empire... In the depths of space, the alien races of the Cosmos vie with each other for control of the universe. Alliances form and shift from moment to moment, while cataclysmic battles send starships screaming into the warp. Players choose from dozens of alien races, each with its own unique power to further its efforts to build an empire that spans the galaxy.

3-5 players, 60-120 min time, bluffing, negotiation, science fiction, space exploration themes; auction/bidding, hand management, partnerships, simultaneous action selection, take that, variable player powers mechanics

Difficulty

medium difficulty