News for February 2011
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Cosmic Conflict, the latest expansion for Cosmic Encounter, is now on sale
Cosmic Encounter | Published 09 February 2011

The stars are about to become even more dangerous...

Cosmic Conflict, the latest expansion for Cosmic Encounter, is now on sale! Be sure to head to your local retailer or our webstore to pick up your copy today.

In Cosmic Conflict, 20 new alien races explode onto the galaxy! Players will now shudder at the insidious kindness of the Empath, blink in confusion at the antics of the Lunatic, and howl in outrage as their planets are stolen away by the Claw!

Cosmic Conflict also makes the Cosmos even bigger, adding another player (and attractive black components) to the game. Cosmic Quakes will shake things up, ensuring that no player’s hand is truly safe. And as if that wasn’t enough, Cosmic Conflict introduces a new variant to the game – the hazard deck, which confronts the players with dangerous and amusing events that can crop up at any time.

Hazards are special game-altering conditions that bring exciting effects to your Cosmic Encounter experience. Special destiny cards, drawn during the destiny phase, display a “hazard warning” in the upper left corner; this indicates that a hazard card should be drawn.

Consisting of two types (temporary and permanent), these cards have a variety of wild effects. The Energy Fields hazard card, for example, lets each main player draw two free cards... but they must show them to the group first. And the optional “Extremely Hazardous Variant” will take you on a wild ride; it brings a new hazard card into play every turn!

For even more information on Cosmic Conflict, check out our previews of Hazards, the Saboteur, the Claw, and the Xenophile! Head out now to your local retailer to join the conflict.

Cosmic Encounter is a classic board game that puts players in charge of the fate of an alien race. Three to five players each strive to be the first to conquer five enemy colonies and establish themselves as the dominant life form in the galaxy. With over 50 alien characters to choose from, no two games are ever the same.

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Joe K.
Published: 2/10/2011 3:21:14 PM
#5

Awesome!!!!!!! I didnt think every store would have Conflict on the date announcement, i checked mine yesterday and surprisingly it was in! :) lucky! Also, i went back in today to get some supplies and my store ran out of Conflicts! believe that as popularity!

rashktah
Published: 2/9/2011 9:57:10 PM
#4

I have preordered my copyat miniaturemarket.com ... now I just have to wait for them to ship it to Germany. The waiting will surely kill me... ^.^

imagitronics
Published: 2/9/2011 2:10:23 PM
#3

 Called my FLGS. Not in yet :( :( :(

Felonius
Published: 2/9/2011 12:44:52 PM
#2

 I have been so ridiculously excited about this expansion.  Can't wait for my FLGS to get my copy in. :-D

homertve
Published: 2/9/2011 12:22:46 PM
#1

Woohoo!

I can't wait to play with it!

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