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After the cold war, boom years and then great recession, new superpowers emerge to contest the old...

Six superpowers battle for global supremacy in this tense yet simple game of nuclear brinksmanship.Players compete in international trade for vital resources:minerals, oil and grain.Speculate and trade commodities on the world market.A strong economy fuels the arms race as you build armies, navies, nukes and a ‘star-wars’ defense system.Borrow money from the world bank or invest in bonds to increase your income.Don’t borrow too much or the crushing interest will bankrupt you!

As conflicts and nuclear arsenals grow, the world becomes a much more dangerous place.A nuclear strike may vanquish an enemy but will the retaliation trigger a nuclear winter destroying the world?To win, you will need a delicate balance of diplomacy, economic and military strength.You must form alliances, negotiate, threaten and bluff.Many strategies can lead to victory but only one superpower will achieve SUPREMACY.

This complete re-design of the classic cold war game has an updated map, currency and countries for the 21st century!We have corrected and streamlined the rules to make the game faster, simpler and more intense.

Note:  Prototype displayed.  Final pieces may vary.
Note: Prototype displayed. Final pieces may vary.

Players:United States, Commonwealth, European Union, Russian Federation, China and Japan.

Includes:map, deck of 95 cards, 8 dice, rules, money, 2 reference cards, 2 reference maps, 6 supply bases and 380 plastic game pieces.

Scale:Army / Grand Strategic-Global

Complexity:Simple / Medium

Players:2-6

Age:10+

Note:  Prototype displayed.  Final pieces may vary.
Note: Prototype displayed. Final pieces may vary.

What’s new in this version?

-Updated to fit the times. All new map redesigned for accuracy and playability. Africa and S. America are minor neutral countries. New superpowers: Japan and the Commonwealth:England, Canada, India and Australia.

-All new deck!Cards and resources more accurately reflect real world production.They also create more conflicts.

-Fast! The action starts quick and is intense. Temperatures heat up on the very first turn.Major wars often start on turn 2.Games are often over by game turn 3-4. (each player moves in a game turn)

-Yes, the Market is fixed!Simple and effective.

Ok but how does it work?

Game Play:

Players buy company cards from the deck.These company cards produce critical resources:Oil, Minerals or Grain.You need Oil to move navies.Grain to move armies.Minerals to produce strategic forces:nukes.You need all 3 to build and attack.

Don’t make enough Oil?You can trade your resources on the world market.Buy low and sell high to make trillions.As you sell, the market price falls.As you buy, it goes up.Dominate the production of a resource and you can control what the world pays for it.

Your company cards will be scattered around the globe, so you will need Armies to defend them.Navies can transport your forces overseas and blockade enemy production.Large conventional forces are powerful but require large salaries which slowly strangle your economy.

Strategic forces (ICBMs & ABMs) don’t require salaries but they are expensive to research and build.They are an awesome threat but what if your bluff is called?Can you really fight a nuclear war and win?

Sound complicated? It’s not.It’s surprisingly simple.The complexity is in the strategy not the rules. Almost anyone can play it.

He can play but he will eat your pieces if he loses!
He can play but he will eat your pieces if he loses!

Individual Pledges

Note:All our pledges are individual items.-They do not include all the things listed above in a package.So, you are free to pick only the individual items you want.Check out our web page for more details on the shirts etc: http://www.commandpostgames.com

What are the real game pieces going to be like?

We are showing pieces from the original game used in our prototype.The actual pieces will be square and oblong blocks similar to the original.We are planning to make them slightly bigger and in the new colors to match the game board.

As an expansion, you can order a replacement set of miniature pieces.These will be aircraft carriers and M1 tanks, very similar to Axis & Allies pieces.

We will post pictures on our website and update you as soon as we get them.

What will real hats and shirts look like?

Note, we have superimposed our graphics over photos of shirts & hats to help you visualize what these will look like.These are not the actual products.The shirts will be screened in gold or optional silver.The hats will be embroidered in gold.

Again, we will post pictures on our website and update you as soon as we get them.

Shirts

Rank Has it’s Privileges

Wear one of our commander’s shirts while playing and get special bonuses in the game! 

Supremacy T-shirts are top quality.  Available in Men’s and Women’s cut.  Red, White, Navy Blue, Black or Pink.  Silk screening in metallic gold is standard.  We can print in silver as an option.

Note:  Prototype displayed.  Final product may vary.
Note: Prototype displayed. Final product may vary.

Hats

Hats are top quality with adjustable Velcro strap.  They are available in black, navy blue or pink.  They are embroidered (the pix below are for show)  with the Supremacy Eagle and stars in gold.  (silver for pink)

Field Marshall's Hat    -top, with ‘scrambled eggs’

Commander's Hat      -bottom

Note:  Prototype displayed.  Final product may vary.
Note: Prototype displayed. Final product may vary.

Here are the new graphics for the supply cards.  Cool.  We like this so much, we are considering black oceans on the map.  Send us some feed back.  What would you guys like to see?   

Supply Base Black
Supply Base Black

Risks and challenges

What exactly is the project?
Our project is to bring back this classic board game. 250,000 Supremacy fans have been patiently waiting since 1984 for a new release. We have updated the map and players to fit the times, re-written the rules and have worked up new graphics in this all new version of our favorite game.

What are we raising funds to do?
The development is complete. Kickstarter will bring us the volume we need to take this to the printer and make it all possible.

When will it be done?
It is notoriously difficult to judge production times. There are many suppliers and shipping links in this chain. There are many things that can go wrong. We do have an experienced Production Manager lined up to help us ride herd on all the suppliers. We expect to have it out in 4-6 months. We can’t promise what suppliers and shipping will do. We can promise to keep you posted on our current progress every step of the way.

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    Your name listed on our website as a supporter and a limited Supremacy Eagle Thank You Card listing you as a founding contributor. (Kick Starter Exclusive!)

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    National Lapel Pins: Wear 1 of our national flag pins while playing and receive the following bonuses. This pledge is for 1 high quality pin with the flag of your choice and the official certificate of authenticity you need to use the rule.
    -United States: High Tech. Pay half price for technology research.
    -Commonwealth: Expert Navy. All Navy combat rolls get a +1 modifier.
    -European Union: Austerity: Spend half your money each turn to bailout Greece and Spain again. Just kidding. Germany is still considered to have an excellent military and superior weapon systems. Expert Armies. All Army combat rolls get a +1 modifier.
    -Russian Federation: Russian Hordes. Buy a set of 3 Armies, get 2 free! But all Army combat rolls get a -1 modifier.
    -China: Chinese Hordes. Buy a set of 3 Armies, get 2 free! But all Army combat rolls get a -1 modifier.
    -Japan: Naval Power. Buy a set of 3 Navies, get 2 free! But all naval combat rolls get a -1 modifier.

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    Supremacy Eagle Poster!! -Perfect for framing and hanging on the wall in your ‘command post’. (Kick Starter Exclusive!)

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    Supremacy Eagle T-shirt! -No rank stars or game bonuses. Just a cool shirt with the Supremacy Eagle logo. The word ‘Supremacy’ will appear in place of stars.

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    Commander’s Hat. -Available in black or navy blue with gold or pink with silver Supremacy logo.

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    1 Star T-shirt -Re-roll dice: All your plans thwarted by luck? Demand a re-roll. In an attack, both sides re-roll dice. You can only do this once per turn and only if you are wearing this shirt. Yes, it’s actually in the rules.

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    Field Marshall’s Hat. -Available in black, navy blue or pink. Same as Commander’s hat only better! -With ‘scrambled eggs’

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    2 Star T-shirt -Re draw for turn order: Timing is everything. Don’t like the player picked to go next? Demand a re-draw, but only once per turn and only if you wear this shirt!

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    3 Star T-shirt -Fire first: Surprise attack! Your forces fire first. The enemy must remove losses before he fires back at you. You can use this for one battle roll, once per turn but only if you wear this shirt.

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    4 Star T-shirt -Emergency Move: Declare this right before a battle result is rolled. You can make one normal move. The defender can use this to bring reinforcements into the battle. The attacker can move up more reserves to support the attack. As always, only once per turn and only if you wear this shirt.

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    Basic Game. –You get a complete game set with map, money, cards and playing pieces. In addition, every backer will receive an exclusive certificate, authenticating you as a founding kickstarter supporter of Supremacy!

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    Miniature Upgrade. –You get the Basic Game, plus you get the miniature piece upgrade. Tanks for Armies and Aircraft Carriers for Navies. Note: This also includes miniature pieces for our 7th add on player: The United Islamic Front. These are for our planned expansion kit on terrorism and the rise of a new Islamic superpower. You get the pieces for it early!!

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    5 Star T-shirt -This premium package gives you: 1) Basic Game. 2) 1 deluxe Commander’s Supply Base. This gives you a critical edge in the game with an increased capacity for supplies and such. 3) Fame: Your name will be listed on the back of the rules as a 5 star commander. 4) 5 Star T-shirt -Any bonus: Players wearing this exclusive shirt are free to pick any 1 of the lower ranking bonuses to use each turn. This gives you the ultimate flexibility. These will not be sold or available later!! . (Kick Starter Exclusive!)

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    5 Star T-Shirt + Minis. Get both of these upgrades together and save $10! You get everything in the 5 Star T-Shirt Premium Package plus the Miniature Upgrade.

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    Basic Game + Name a Company! -Put your name on one of the company cards. You will be immortalized in Supremacy lore forever!! i.e. Smith & Son’s Oil Company in Texas. You also get to keep ‘your’ card for free if you pull it in the game while researching. Obviously, we have limited spots available for this so first come first served. 90 cards available all together. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!! Yes, you can use this as advertising and write it off. We do reserve the right to review and approve or reject your name. Go to our website to see our guide lines and pick from available cards. Please contact us if you have any questions on this. http://www.commandpostgames.com (Kick Starter Exclusive!)

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