Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition – Unboxing Contents Photo Gallery

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Last month, Fantasy Flight released the long-awaited Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition board game. Now that the 2017 holiday frenzy is slowing down, I found a moment to post some unboxing photos of the game’s contents. Let’s jump right in and take a look:

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Opening the large game box, the paper materials (game tokens, faction sheets, system tiles, rule books) sit on top of a plastic organizer containing the remaining components.

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Fantasy Flight’s Summer 2017 Catalog largely contains much of the same games previously showcased in past catalogs-with the addition of Twilight Imperium Fourth Addition and a few others.

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The Learn to Play and Rules Reference guides and Lore Compendium are beautifully printed and contain vivid color artwork throughout.

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Learn to Play
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Rules Reference
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Lore Compendium

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All of the game components are neatly packaged in protective zip-lock bags that can be used for later organization.

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6 Command Sheets
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Command Sheets Close-Up
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17 Faction Sheets
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Faction Sheets

 

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Faction Sheets Close-Up – the artwork is impressive
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Another Faction Sheet Close-Up

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The cardboard components are plastic-wrapped and held in a typical punch-out housing. This bundle includes a large number of game components: 51 System Tiles, 8 Strategy Cards, 1 Victory Point Track, 1 Speaker Token, 2 Creuss Alpha/Beta Wormhole Tokens, 1 Naalu “0” Token, 1 Custodians Token, 2 Nekro X/Y Assimilator Tokens, 272 Commmand Tokens, 289 Control Tokens, 48 Trade Good and Commodity Tokens (these are double-sided), 49 Infantry Tokens, and 49 Fighter Tokens

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Underneath the paper materials, are the game’s 354 Plastic Units (59 of each of the 6 colors bagged separately).

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These plastic units are highly detailed and appear to be made of a harder plastic than past Fantasy Flight minis. Let’s take a closer look at a few units…

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Infantry Flag, Space Dock, and Carrier
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Yellow Flagship

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8 black ten-sided dice are included for game play.

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Underneath the game’s plastic components are a large number of game cards.

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59 Planet Cards, 40 Objective Cards, 80 Action Cards, 50 Agenda Cards, 41 Promissory Note Cards, 122 Technology Cards, and 62 Unit Upgrade Technology Cards

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Like all components of the game, each card is brightly-colored and printed on high-quality card stock with a slight glossy finish.

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The game box is nice and thick. If well-kept, this will likely stay in great condition and keep your game components safe and well-housed.

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Inside the game box is a plastic organizer tray with room to house all of your components once punched out. Time will tell whether there is room for any future expansions.

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And, there you have it. Can’t wait to get playing this massive game. Look’s like I am also going to have to pre-order the game mat

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