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Theme:  Science Fiction
Format:  Board Games
Other:  Essen 2009 releases

Ascendancy


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Play Time Players
60-120 minutes 2-4

Designer(s): Nigel Buckle

Manufacturer(s): JKLM Games

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Product Description

Note: This game is no longer expected at Essen 2009

Two millennia ago a loose federation of planets combined to form the Galactic Empire. From that small beginning, the Empire ruthlessly expanded -- enslaving or exiling all races that were a threat to their dominion. Recently, the Empire has suffered revolts from conquered races, and on the barren galactic rim, the exiled races gather their forces to strike at the weakened Empire. As the Empire's might and influence wane, a new era is dawning, and what new race will ascend to power?

Ascendancy is a game of galactic empire building for 2 to 4 players. A 6 Round game of Ascendancy (the Short Game) can be completed in one hour, and a 9 round game of Ascendancy (the Long Game) can be completed in about two hours.

Throughout the game, you will be compelled to make important decisions regarding how to advance your civilization -- will you focus on obtaining technological or cultural superiority or will you build an invincible armada to crush those who stand in your way?

The winner of the game will be the player who has accumulated the most victory points at the end of the final round of play. Ascendancy offers players many routes to victory, and you can accumulate VP by wresting control of sectors of space from the Empire (or from other players), by improving your infrastructure and planetary defenses, or by expanding your cultural influence. The player with the most victory points ("VP") at the end of the final round is deemed to have ascended and established the new dominant Empire in the galaxy.

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Product Information

  • Designer(s): Nigel Buckle

  • Manufacturer(s): JKLM Games

  • Year: 2009

  • Players: 2 - 4

  • Time: 60 - 120 minutes

  • Weight: 700 grams (estimated)

  • Language Requirements: Manufacturer's rules are printed in English.

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