War on Terror, the boardgame

War on Terror, the boardgame

War on Terror overview:
"Fight the terrorists, fund the terrorists, be the terrorists"
3 to 6 players
120+ minutes
15+ yrs

Sorry, but War on Terror, the boardgame is sold out and out-of-print.

War on Terror is a board game for 3-6 players. It is probably the only game in history to have been seized by the police, exhibited in a major art gallery and used as a sitcom prop all in the space of the same year.

War on Terror, the boardgame
  • Sold 25,000 copies worldwide
  • Described as "Genius satire" by Amnesty International
  • Used educationally in universities all over the world
  • Branded "criminal" by the police and "sick" by the tabloids
  • Resides in the permanent collections of the Imperial War Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Bodleian Library, amongst others
  • Played by Roy and Moss in The IT Crowd
  • Read more on www.waronterrortheboardgame.com

War on Terror is a devious and strategic game of global domination liberation. Everyone starts with a fledgling empire and the best intentions. Then things start to get cramped. You notice your neighbour has more oil than you. Tensions rise and before you know it, someone launches a pre-emptive strike. And that's usually when the terrorists start appearing ...

War on Terror, the boardgame - shot of the baord War on Terror, the boardgame laid out with some of the game components

Imagine an unholy alliance between Risk, Monopoly, Diplomacy, Settlers of Catan and Poker and you're halfway there. Add an Evil Balaclava, the Axis of Evil, Oil, Terrorists, Nuclear Weapons and God ... and that's the level of joyous family fun that we're talking about.

War on Terror contains:
1 World Map Board, 1 Rules of Engagement, 1 Action Die, 2 Oil Dice, 1 'Evil' Balaclava, 1 Secret Message Pad, 1 'Axis of Evil' Spinner, 61 Empire Cards, 48 Terrorist Cards, 55 Oil Counters, (6x) 36 Empire Counters, 75 Terrorist Counters, 6 Radiation Counters and 120 'World Bank of Capitalism' Bank Notes

Some cards from the game

A sample of cards from War on Terror, the boardgame A sample of the cards from War on Terror, the boardgame

Just a little taster of the adventure to be had inside the box. From left to right: Regime Change, Terrorist Attack, Gitmo Holiday Camp, Global Jihad, Suicide Bomber, God's On My Side.


You can view all our videos on our YouTube channel.

A brief introduction to the War on Terror boardgame

Extract from a documentary by Heather Leach

TerrorBull Games on BBC's Games Britannia talking about War on Terror

Where to Buy War on Terror, the boardgame

Sorry, the War on Terror board game is now completely sold out and out of print!


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