In the game Alliances you will play a superpower nation seeking world domination along with its ally. The game is mainly based on trick taking. Each trick represents a local struggle to control a country in the world. In order to win, your alliance has to dominate the world by gaining control over the most countries. While you try to win over countries, your opponents will strive to stop you from winning battles.
The three means by which you and your ally will try to take over target countries are: Political power is the strongest kind, then economic and then military. The world is composed of a vast number of countries, each one represented by a tile on the table. Each country also has its own defensive attributes: a certain military strength, economic strength and political strength which need to be overcome.
You will get 3 different games to play with:2 player game - a confrontational trick taking game.3 player game - a game in which each player in turn plays a superpower empire while the other two players fight him off as rebels.4 player game - a game in which you and your ally will team up to fight your rival alliance to control the world!
Duration: 45 minutes