RIOT is a Board Game about social conflict, the sides involved are Police and Rioters. A simulation of urban political tension and uprising.
In RIOT the player has to choose a side and rule the streets of the city maintainig control of different areas in a situation that is out of any control.
The game is to factions, factions with different powers. Specifically are Autonomous, Anarchists, Nationalists and Police.
The game is turn-based, and end when a faction reaches its goal. The 4 factions have different goals.
In summary, they struggle for control of the district of the city, while the Police tried to block the protesters.
On his turn factions of troublemakers can do a number of actions based on the buildings they control. Police instead follows different rules.
Each faction has specific markers with different powers.
The clashes between the various forces occur on the streets of the city with the aim of occupying buildings.
The clashes and movements are simple. The game has a good setting, with easy mechanical.
RIOT is a game of control territory with worker placement and card driving.
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