Rising Sun (Board Game)

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Price
1,396
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Description

Rising Sun is a spiritual successor in the same mythic big box series as Blood Rage: same designer, same artist, same studio and same sculptors.

Rising Sun is a game about honor, negotiation, and warfare in a feudal Japan where the ancient gods (kami) have returned to rebuild the empire.

Whereas the distant ancestor of Blood Rage was Risk, Rising Sun claims Diplomacy as its distant ancestor. Tackle negotiations, alliances, and war. Capture hostages and commit seppuku. The game features an honor track, which rises and falls based on your actions.

Product Details

Barcode
889696003799
Department
Boards & Dice
Released
29 Mar 2018
Genre
Strategy Games
Category
Game Mechanic
Year Published
2018
Family
# of Players
3 - 5
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4 players, Recommended with 3 - 5 players
Suggested Ages
13 and up
Playing Time
90 - 120 minutes
Game Designer
Eric M. Lang
Game Artist
Adrian Smith
Publisher
CMON
User Suggested Ages
14+
Language Dependence
Some necessary text - easily memorized or small crib sheet
Expansion Sets
  • Rising Sun: Daimyo Box
  • Rising Sun: Dynasty Invasion
  • Rising Sun: Kami Unbound
  • Rising Sun: Monster Pack
Supply Source
USA

Customer Reviews

Excellent Game

Reviewed by on

What a great game by the same designer as Blood Rage. Somewhat similar to Blood Rage but enough differences to validate adding it to my collection.

The sun will set on your friendships.

Reviewed by on

I am going to say it: I prefer Rising Sun over Blood Rage.

Production quality is amazing (as always with CMON), and the rules are elegant and simple. The major advantage Rising Sun provides over Blood Rage for myself is the emphasis on team work (and betrayal) and negotiation. That said, you can expect some fair tabletop banter from your group when laying this out on the table.