Risk (game)

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Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players.wikipedia
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Albert Lamorisse

Risk was invented in 1957 by Albert Lamorisse, a French filmmaker, and went on to become one of the most popular board games in history, inspiring other popular games like Axis & Allies and Settlers of Catan.
Albert Lamorisse (13 January 1922 – 2 June 1970) was a French filmmaker, film producer, and writer, who is best known for his award-winning short films which he began making in the late 1940s, and also for inventing the famous strategic board game Risk in 1957.

Board game

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Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players.
A player may be hampered by bad luck in backgammon, Monopoly, Risk; but over many games a skilled player will win more often, and the elements of luck can make for more excitement, and more diverse and multifaceted strategies, as concepts such as expected value and risk management must be considered.

Parker Brothers

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It was bought by Parker Brothers and released in 1959 with some modifications to the rules as Risk: The Continental Game, then as Risk: The Game of Global Domination.
Among its products were Monopoly, Cluedo (licensed from the British publisher and known as Clue in North America), Sorry!, Risk, Trivial Pursuit, Ouija, Aggravation, Bop It, and Probe.

Game mechanics

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Turn rotates among players who control armies of playing pieces with which they attempt to capture territories from other players, with results determined by dice rolls.
In less abstract games (Risk), turns obviously denote the passage of time, but the amount of time is not clear, nor important.

Wargame

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Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players.
Risk (Parker Brothers, 1959) – Widely accepted as the first mainstream wargame.

Strategy game

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Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players.
Popular strategic board wargames include Risk, Axis and Allies, Diplomacy, and Paths of Glory.

Castle Risk

Castle Risk (1986) – A version focusing only on Europe in which each player has a castle, and the player's goal is to protect the castle from attack. Castle Risk was the first version of Risk released after 27 years of production to depart from standard play. Although it was unsuccessful, it introduced many concepts integrated into later versions of Risk.
Castle Risk is a version of the board game Risk that is played on a map of Europe.

Star Wars

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Starting in 2002, Risk versions themed around media franchises like Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Transformers and various others were released in most years, sometimes as many as six editions per year. Risk: Star Wars: Clone Wars Edition (2005) – Set in the Star Wars universe during the Clone Wars. The player can fight on the side of the Separatists or the Republic, using either the classic Risk rules or the Clone Wars variations where altruism pays off.
The board game Risk has been adapted in two editions by Hasbro: The Clone Wars Edition (2005) and the Original Trilogy Edition (2006).

RisiKo!

RisiKo! is a variant of the game released in Italy, in which the defender is allowed to roll up to three dice to defend.
RisiKo! is a strategy board game, Italian stand alone variant of Risk.

Risk 2210 A.D.

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Risk: 2210 A.D. (2001) – An award-winning futuristic version, produced by Avalon Hill, another division of Hasbro. The game features moon territories, ocean territories and commander units and offers a number of official and unofficial expansions.
Risk 2210 A.D. is a 2–5 player board game by Avalon Hill that is a futuristic variant of the classic board game Risk.

Risk Godstorm

Risk Godstorm (2004) – A version based on the mythological pantheons of various ancient civilizations; produced by Avalon Hill.
Risk Godstorm is a Risk variant board game published by Avalon Hill and designed by Mike Selinker with developers Richard Baker and Michael Donais.

Risk: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition

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Risk: the Lord of the Rings: Trilogy Edition (2003) – Combines the first two Lord of the Rings versions, but does not include the Siege of Minas Tirith mini-game.
Risk: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition is a board game based upon the game Risk and in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional land of Middle-earth rather than the actual Earth.

Star Wars Risk: The Clone Wars Edition

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Risk: Star Wars: Clone Wars Edition (2005) – Set in the Star Wars universe during the Clone Wars. The player can fight on the side of the Separatists or the Republic, using either the classic Risk rules or the Clone Wars variations where altruism pays off.
Star Wars Risk: The Clone Wars Edition is a form of the board game Risk (game).

Hasbro

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It is still in production by Hasbro with numerous editions and variants with popular media themes and different rules including PC software versions, video games, and mobile apps.
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Risk: Star Wars Original Trilogy Edition

Original Trilogy Edition
Risk: Star Wars Original Trilogy Edition (2006) – Set during the Galactic Civil War, players play as the Galactic Empire, the Rebel Alliance, or the Hutts. This version is unique in that each of the factions has a different set of goals and victory conditions.
It is a variation of the classic board game Risk, with the rules and appearance altered to fit within the fictional Star Wars universe, during the Galactic Civil War (Episodes 4, 5, and 6) period.

Global Domination (video game)

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Many variants exist that are based on the original concept of the game of Risk and that contain much of the functionality of the original, but are not licensed by Hasbro, such as, for example, the video games Global Domination and Lux.
Global Domination is a 1993 strategy game modeled closely on the board game Risk.

TEG (board game)

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An example of a board game inspired by Risk is the Argentine TEG.
TEG is an Argentine strategy board wargame published in 1976, based on the game Risk.

Lux (video game)

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Many variants exist that are based on the original concept of the game of Risk and that contain much of the functionality of the original, but are not licensed by Hasbro, such as, for example, the video games Global Domination and Lux.
Lux is a series of turn-based strategy computer games, inspired by the rule system of the board game Risk but expanding it to function on any map made up of a graph of countries and the connections between them.

Legacy game

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Risk: Legacy (2011/12) – The game that introduced the legacy game mechanic, in which permanent changes to the game board and cards occur each time you play.
While that idea was rejected, Daviau was later asked to use the mechanic in a new version of Risk.

Risk (video game)

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Several video game versions of Risk have been released as Risk, starting with the Commodore 64 edition in 1988 and the Macintosh edition in 1989.
Risk is a turn-based strategy video game based on the board game of the same name.

Risk II

Risk II for PC and Mac was released as a 2000 video game which includes classic Risk as well as board and gameplay variations.
Risk II is the video game version of the board game Risk.

Risk: Factions

Risk: Factions (2010) – a licensed video game version of the game developed by Electronic Arts, and distributed on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. Includes a "classic" mode which allows games played using standard original rules, and a "Factions" variation on the rules.
It is based on Hasbro's popular board game, Risk.

Risk (1996 video game)

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In 1996 Hasbro Interactive released a PC version of Risk that included a new variation on the game called Ultimate Risk, which did not use dice but rather implemented the use of forts, generals, and complex battle strategies.
Risk is a turn-based strategy video game based on the board game of the same name, released in 1996.

Turtling (gameplay)

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The player who uses this strategy is called a ‘turtle’.
It is probably best explained by a classic TBS game such as Risk.

Hasbro Interactive

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In 1996 Hasbro Interactive released a PC version of Risk that included a new variation on the game called Ultimate Risk, which did not use dice but rather implemented the use of forts, generals, and complex battle strategies.
In the deal, Atari's parent company acquired a 10-year exclusive deal to produce video games based on 10 key Hasbro franchises, including Dungeons & Dragons, Monopoly, Scrabble, Game of Life, Battleship, Clue, Yahtzee, Simon, Risk and Boggle.