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The Resistance Board Game (3rd edition) The Dystopian Universe (Don Eskeridge)

The Resistance Board Game (3rd edition) The Dystopian Universe (Don Eskeridge)

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The Resistance (3rd edition) The Dystopian Universe (Don Eskeridge)

Includes Inquisitor Expansion!

The Empire must fall. Our mission must succeed.

By destroying their key bases, we will shatter Imperial strength and liberate our people. Yet spies have infiltrated our ranks, ready for sabotage. We must unmask them. In five nights we reshape destiny or die trying. We are The Resistance!

The Resistance is a party game of social deduction. It is designed for five to ten players, lasts about 30 minutes, and has no player elimination. The Resistance is inspired by Mafia/Werewolf, yet it is unique in its' core mechanics, which increase the resources for informed decisions, intensify player interaction, and eliminate player elimination.

Players are either Resistance Operatives or Imperial Spies. For three to five rounds, they must depend on each other to carry out missions against the Empire. At the same time, they must try to deduce the other players’ identities and gain their trust.

Each round begins with discussion; when ready, the Leader entrusts sets of Plans to a certain number of players (possibly including himself/herself). Everyone votes on whether or not to approve the assignment. Once an assignment passes, the chosen players secretly decide to Support or Sabotage the mission. Based on the results, the mission succeeds (The Resistance win) or fails (The Empire win). When a team wins three missions, they have won the game.

The Resistance pack includes The Inquisitor expansion which offers even more nail-biting possibilities for discovery and deception.


  • Age: 13 years and up
  • Game length: approximately 30 minutes 
  • Players: 5-10
  • Game time: 30 mins
  • Includes Inquisitor Expansion


The Resistance Contents:

  • 10x Character Cards
  • 10x Mission Cards (5x Success & 5x Failure Cards)
  • 1x Inquisitor Token
  • 5x Team Tokens (used in The Inquisitor Expansion)
  • 5x Team Tokens
  • 20x Vote Tokens (10x Approve & 10x Reject Tokens)
  • 5x Score Markers (Red & Blue Markers)
  • 1x Round Marker
  • 1x Vote Track Marker
  • 1x Leader Token
  • 3x Score Tableaus

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