Risk – The Game of Global Domination

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‘Risk’ is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest. Originally released in France 1957 as La Conquête du Monde (The Conquest of the World) following its invention  by Albert Lamorisse whilst vacationing with his family in Holland. The game was later bought and adapted by The Parker Brothers in 1959, publishing the game under the name ‘Risk – The Game of Global Domination’.

Over the 59 years of existence, Risk has prevailed as one of the most popular board games in history, inspiring other popular games like Axis & Allies and Settlers of Catan, as well as receiving a multitude of published and fan-made adaptations of the board game. The following list contains a number of licensed Risk variants that have been popular amongst the games follower base:

  • Risk: 2210 AD (2001)
  • Risk: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Addition (2003)
  • Risk: Star Wars Original Trilogy Addition (2006)
  • Risk: Legacy (2011)

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