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"War has changed." Private Military Companies have taken the place of state armies as the world's primary war machines. As the fires of war continue to spread, take command and wage the ultimate battle for supremacy. Hire one of eight legendary bosses to lead your soldiers, including Solid Snake, Raiden and Liquid Ocelot. Coordinate with arms dealers to gain tactical advantages over those who oppose you. The age of deterrence is now the age of control. He who controls the battlefield, controls history.
The Metal Gear Solid Risk Collector's Edition is the first and only board game that allows die-hard Metal Gear fans to take command of a Private Military Company, hire mercenaries and battle for world supremacy in classic Risk fashion. War has become privatized. Five Private Military Companies (PMCs) have risen to power. It is an age where conflict occurs via proxy wars. National leaders no longer have to risk any of their own people or soldiers; they must instead finance their conflicts by hiring PMCs. Because of the military might of the PMCs and the effect they have on the economy, war is to the 21st century what oil was to the 20th: the pillar that supports the global economy. Emotion and loyalty of each PMC are removed from which nation they will represent or which ideology they fight for in any given battle. It's purely an economic choice. Which PMC will rise above all others through strategic conquest?