Watergate

$24.50 $34.95

In Watergate, one player assumes the role of a Journalist, while the other embodies the Nixon Administration, each with a unique set of cards. To win, the Nixon Administration must build up enough momentum to make it to the end of the presidential term, whereas the Journalist must gather enough evidence to connect two informants directly to the President. Of course, the administration will do all in its power to smother any evidence.

In June 1972, five men are arrested in Washington's Watergate building. What looks like a third-rate burglary attempt on the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee induces journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post to start a thorough investigation. Over the following two years, they discover that the five men were directed from within the White House to spy on political opponents. As a consequence, in 1974 President Richard Nixon resigns from office to avoid impeachment.

Contents:

  • 1 Game board
  • 44 Playing cards
  • 36 Evidence sheets
  • 7 Photo chips
  • 10 Wooden disks
  • 1 Cloth bag
  • Game rules (with an extensive backstory)

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 Designer(s)  Matthias Cramer
 Artist(s)  Klemens Franz, Alfred Viktor Schulz
 Publisher(s)  Frosted Games, Capstone Games, GaGa Games, IELLO, Korea Boardgames co., Ltd., Pegasus Spiele, Salt & Pepper Games, White Goblin Games, YOKA Games
 Year Published  2019
 Mechanics  Action/Event, Connections, Hand Management, Tug of War
 Categories  Card Game, Strategy Games
 Player Count  2
 Play Time  30-60 Min
 Age  12+
 Weight  2.26 / 5

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