Fantasy Flight Games has announced Rise of the Empire, the first expansion for the Star Wars: Rebellion board game.
The Rise of the Empire expansion is inspired by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first ever Star Wars standalone movie that told of how the Rebel Alliance stole the plans for the Death Star.
In total, Rise of the Empire will offer eight new leaders, thirty-six plastic miniatures, five target markers, two attachment rings, three new dice, and more than one-hundred new cards.
In Star Wars: Rebellion replicates the struggle for control of the Star Wars galaxy by allowing players to control either the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance, commanding starships, ordering troops, and rallying systems. The base Star Wars: Rebellion set includes more than 150 plastic miniatures and two game boards featuring thirty-two systems from the Star Wars galaxy.
Check out preview images for the Rise of the Empire expansion cards, miniatures, and box art in the gallery at the bottom of the page.
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In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is now the Empire's lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, a vengeful Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station's plans for the Rebel Alliance.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, based on a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta. The film stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.
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