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Year Published
2009
# of Players
5 − 10
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 7 players
Recommended with 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 players
(268 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
13 and up
Playing Time
30 minutes
User Suggested Ages
12 and up
(63 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
(77 voters) [poll]
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Subdomain
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Primary Name
The Resistance
Alternate Names
Mafie
De Mol
La Résistance
The Resistance: Agenci Molocha
La Resistencia
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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 (Resistance win) or fails (Empire win). When a team wins three missions, they have won the game.

Rule Correction:

For first printing (2010 purchases), the expansion rules should read: "Games of 5-6 players use 7 plot cards, games with 7+ players use all 15 Plot Cards." and "...each Round, the leader draws Plot cards (1 for 5-6 players, 2 for 7-8 players, and 3 for 9-10 players)" - This has been corrected in the subsequent printings.

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Polish second edition
Publisher: Portal Games
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Publisher: Lex Games
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Year: 2014
Size: 6.00 x 8.00 x 1.85 inches
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Publisher: Galápagos Jogos
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Year: 2014
Size: Square 2-player (e.g. Lost Cities)
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Publisher: 999 Games
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Year: 2012
Product Code: 999-DML01
Size: 6.00 x 4.00 x 1.25 inches
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Publisher: Indie Boards and Cards
Artist: Luis Francisco, Maryam Khatoon, Jordy Knoop, Vinh Mac, Alex Murur, George Patsouras, Michael Rasmussen, Jordan Saia, Luis Thomasmore»
Year: 2012
Product Code: IBCRES2
Size: 5.91 x 7.91 x 1.85 inches
0.70 pounds
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14 Resistance Android Helper App (Mission Voting and Moderation)
An Android/IOS app that can be passed around and used for mission voting and loyalty checks, as well as moderator script generation/reading and a few other things. Supports all modules, including Hostile Intent, Hidden Agenda, and the promos. Version 1.1 - Fixed Hunter/Chief loyalty typo and IOS compatibility (jailbroken only)
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2015-02-18
0 Áudio auxiliar em português
Um áudio pra auxiliar com o roteiro do jogo.
Portuguese
2014-12-22
4 Foamcore Insert for The Resistance.
Here is the foamcore insert I designed for The Resistance. A little math is necessary to get the depth of some floors right, but it holds everything exactly where you want it. Questions, contact me.
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2014-10-31
0 Resistance rules (Vietnamese)
Huong dan choi Resistance bang tieng Viet http://www.facebook.com/EnjoyBoardgame
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2014-10-10
1 Spies Reveal "Everyone Close Your Eyes" (Andoid APP / APK)
I use this on my Android Tablet for smooth audio transitions into The Resistance Universe. It is a simple Android apk file with the "Everyone Close your Eyes" portion my mp3 built in. This is not on the play store since they want $30 for me to post an mp3 file! I've tested this on my Nexus 7 with no problems. You need to download "apk installer" from the Google Play Store if you dont have it already. Thanks for the positive feedback and even criticism!
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2014-09-27
8 Spies Reveal (Robot Audio Track)
The Resistance Spies reveal & welcome section of the game recorded by me. It facilitates a smooth and consistent immersion into the resistance universe every time. I hope you like my work and feel free to criticize since this is my 1st audio recording (EVER) I put this on my iPhone and play before each BASIC Game =) YouTube Direct Link for Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XAdJs_7nGA Forum Link: http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1243302/resistance-everyone-close-your-eyes-mp3
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2014-09-26
9 The Resistance WWII Score Tableau
The Resistance WWII Version Score Tableau
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2014-08-25
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Coloured and properly sized Paste ups
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2014-05-01
5 Játékszabály
Javítás a 'The Plot Thickens' kiegészítő játékszabályában. Köszönöm a segítséget aquirnak!
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2014-03-31
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