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Spirit Games (Est. 1984) - Supplying role playing games (RPG), wargames rules, miniatures and scenery, new and traditional board and card games for the last 20 years sells Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan Fourth Printing

Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan Fourth Printing

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The battle of Sekigahara, fought in 1600 at a crossroads in Japan, unified that nation under the Tokugawa family for more than 250 years.

Sekigahara allows you to re-contest that war as Ishida Mitsunari, defender of a child heir, or Tokugawa Ieyasu, Japan's most powerful daimyo (feudal lord).

The campaign lasted only 7 weeks, during which each side improvised an army and a strategy with what forces their allies could provide. Each leader harboured deep doubts as to the loyalty of his units, and for good reason. Several Daimyo refused to fight; some even turned sides in the midst of battle.

To conquer Japan you must do more than field an army - you must be sure it will follow you into combat. Cultivate the loyalty of your allies and deploy them only when you are confident of their allegiance. Win a battle by gaining a defection from the ranks of your opponent.

Sekigahara is replete with unusual mechanisms:

  • No dice are used
  • Cards represent loyalty and motivation. Without a matching card, an army will not enter battle.
  • Allegiance is represented by hand size, which fluctuates each turn.
  • Battles are a series of deployments, from hidden unit stacks, based on hidden loyalty factors. Loyalty Challenge cards create potential defection events.
Game Contents:
  • Mounted Map
  • 119 Wooden pieces
  • 1 and 1/2" Sticker sheets
  • 110 Card deck
  • Rulebook
  • Two Player Aid Cards

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Game Type
Wargame
Manufacturer
GMT Games
No. Players
2 Players
Designer
Matt Calkins
Age
14 +
Manufacturer's Code
1101-16

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