The special edition of Between Two Cities features a limited-run version of the game. The game itself is the same, but the box will be embossed in gold foil highlights and will be stamped with a number unique to your copy of the game (e.g., "1287 / 4000"). The special edition also includes rules in French and German (in addition to English rules).
The special edition will also include 7 additional pairs of city tokens. When we were designing the city tokens, we designed 14 of them and had e-newsletter subscribers vote on their favourites. The top 7 were selected for the retail game, but we liked the other 7 so much that we decided to include them in the special edition for extra flavour. They do not expand the game past 7 players or impact the game-play in any way.
In addition to the standard city tokens, the special edition also includes the Arc de Triomphe, US Capitol, Brandenburg Gate, St. Basil's, Big Ben, the White House, and the Forbidden City. Each token in the final version will be a unique colour.