The galaxy is at war.
Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying creatures called the Reapers has begun their destruction of all sentient life forms. The Alliance, led by Commander Shepard, is the only hope for saving the galaxy. He must rally the civilizations to launch one mission: find the Catalyst to activate the Crucible and end the Reaper threat once and for all. Meanwhile, a clandestine operation known as Cerberus, led by the illusive Man, seeks to take control of the Reapers to make humanity the dominant force in the galaxy.
Includes 3 play modes:
•Basic Training - Standard RISK game play,
•Galaxy at War - fast-paced and strategic, individual and team play.
•War Assets - quick card and dice game play.
Game comes complete with over 250 game pieces. Custom components include 2 Alliance Armies, 2 Reaper Armies, 1 Cerberus Army, 2 Harbinger pieces. 81 Faction Cards representing the 3 factions, 18 War Assets planet scanning cards (which can also be played as a standalone mini-game), Custom game board, 5 six-sided dice and 4 eight-sided dice.
From the Manufacturer
Battle for the fate of the galaxy. Led by Commander Shepard, a rag-tag army of the best and brightest soldiers in the galaxy is marshaled against the Reapers to ensure the light of civilization never goes dark now in Mass Effect Risk. Choose one of three factions, each with its own victory conditions, to battle for the fate of the universe. Special Features Custom galaxy map that brings the Mass Effect world to life 2 games in one - New Risk game play mechanic also works as a standalone mini game. Game Play An ancient race, known as the Reapers, has launched an all-out invasion leaving nothing but destruction in its wake. Earth has been taken; the Galaxy is on the verge of total annihilation. The price of failure is extinction. Players choose to play as the System Alliance, Reapers or Cerberus and battle for the fate of the Galaxy. Includes a bonus mini-game that works within the larger game or on its own.