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Build 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. Many classic aliens from earlier editions of this beloved game return, such as the Oracle, the Loser, and the Clone. Newly discovered aliens also join the fray, including Remora, Mite, and Tick-Tock.This classic game of alien politics returns from the warp once more. It features 50 alien races, flare cards to boost their powers, 100 plastic ships, a host of premium components, and all-new tech cards that let players research and build extraordinary technological marvels!No two games are the same!Components•Rulebook•1 Warp Token•5 Player Colony Markers•1 Hyperspace Gate•25 Player Planets (5 per player)•100 Plastic Ships (20 per player)•50 Alien Sheets•20 Destiny Cards •72 Cosmic Cards•50 Flare Cards•20 Tech Cards•42 Cosmic Tokens•7 Grudge Tokens•1 Genesis Planet•1 Lunar Cannon Token•1 Prometheus Token•1 Alternate Filch Flare
Players represent alien races that are seeking to spread themselves onto five foreign worlds. To accomplish this, they make challenges against other players and enlist the aid of interested parties. But alien powers, which are unique to each race, give players ways to bend or outright break some rule in the game.