War on Terror - The Boardgame

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Who's a terrorist?

You're either with them or against them. Or sometimes you're both.

Overview of the War on Terror

Terrorists get everywhere.Everyone starts with the best intentions. Then things start to get cramped. Then you notice your neighbour has more oil than you. Before long, war is waged, nukes are dropped, revolutions are fought and terrorists are doing your dirty work, before turning on you...

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Game board for War on Terror, the boardgame.
War on Terror - World Map Board

This is the War on Terror, the boardgame: A quality boardgame for 2 - 6 players, lovingly illustrated and politically correct (in a very literal sense). Playing it will bring out the nastiest, greediest, darkest, most paranoid aspects of your character. It's all great family fun.

Contents of the Box

75x50cm 'World Map' Board ~ 'Evil' Balaclava ~ Axis of Evil Spinner ~ Rules of Engagement ~ Card Appendix ~ 65 Empire Cards ~ 47 Terrorist Cards ~ 6 Reference Cards ~ 60 Oil Counters ~ 15 Radiation Counters ~ 300 Empire Counters ~ 100 Terrorist Counters ~ 2 Oil Dice ~ 1 Action Die ~ Secret Message Pad ~ Lots of Money

Playing the game

Someone playing War on Terror, the boardgame. So how do you 'liberate' the world these days? Is it OK to fund terrorism to defeat a greater evil? Do weapons of mass destruction exist? And what's with that balaclava?

Game gallery

Gallery of images of the game. Three years in the making, over 200 illustrations and whole lot of love has gone into making War on Terror, the boardgame look great.

The rules of war

A terrorist consulting the Rules of War. The Jus in Bello of board games. The Geneva Conventions of round-the-table interaction. Here are the rules of War on Terror, the boardgame.

History of the game

Photo of the first ever cards? It's 2003, we're drunk, our government is about to start an illegal war in Iraq... The War on Terror, the boardgame is born!

Context: Our take on terrorism

Someone playing War on Terror, the boardgame. If you're going to make a game about it, it's a good idea to work out who the terrorists are and what it means to have a never-ending war on an abstract noun.

Frequently asked questions

Gallery of images of the game. Some common question about War on Terror, the boardgame. If there's anything that isn't covered, then get in touch with HQ.

War on Terror makes a terrible starter for a lesson but an outstanding starter for an education.- Daniel Raven-Ellison, Head of Geography, Langtree School, Reading

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