Dune - The Board Game (2019 Reprint) (Bumped & Bruised)

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Bumped & Bruised items all have mild to moderate cosmetic damage to the box. All items are final sale.
We are unable to send pictures of the damage in advance. Buy at your own discretion.

 

Set thousands of years in the future, Dune the board game is based on the Frank Herbert novels about an arid planet at the heart of the human space empire's political machinations.

Designed by the creators at Eon of 'Cosmic Encounter fame, some contend that the game can best be described as Cosmic Encounter set within the Dune universe, but the two games bear little in common in the actual mechanisms or goals; they're just both set in space. Like Cosmic Encounter, it is a game that generates player interaction through negotiation and bluffing.

Players each take the role of one of the factions attempting to control Dune. Each faction has special powers that overlook certain rules in the game. Each turn players move about the map attempting to pick up valuable spice while dealing with giant sandworms, deadly storms, and other players' military forces. A delicate political balance is formed amongst the factions to prevent any one side from becoming too strong. When a challenge is made in a territory, combat takes the form of hidden bids with additional treachery cards to further the uncertainty.

The game concludes when one faction (or two allied factions) is able to control a certain number of strongholds on the planet.

Contents:
1 Game Board
1 Rulebook
1 Quick Start Guide
6 Player Shields
6 Player Sheets
2 Battle Wheels
119 Cards
324 Tokens