Risk – A 1957 Strategy Board Game

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Risk is a classic strategy board game that was invented in 1957 by Albert Lamorisse. It has simple rules and a lot of interaction between players. The game gained popularity when Parker Brothers bought the rights to it and published it as Risk in 1959. It’s one of the first games to focus on strategy, conflict, and conquest.

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The game was originally created by a French director named Albert Lamorisse. He renamed the game Risk and released it first in France by Parker Brothers, which later released it in the U.S. as ‘Risk! The Continental Game’. The game’s colorful board and simple wooden shapes were an instant hit. Various versions of the game followed, and it has remained popular ever since.

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Risk is an extremely popular and influential strategy board game, and has simplified rules that make it ideal for both adults and children. Players take turns capturing and defending territories. They can also form alliances with other players. The game takes at least two hours to play, but can last up to six hours. It’s also a classic probabilistic game, with human interaction. This makes it a perfect game for anyone who likes to strategize!

The plastic armies included in the game include 40 infantry, twelve cavalry, and eight artillery. In addition, the game includes 57 Risk cards, six dice, and six war crates. The game also includes a guide to the game. There are many variations of the game available, including one based on the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

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