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I pre-ordered the new 4th edition base game (which of course we're still waiting for) but I just purchased Factions from my FLGS. When I went to add it to my collection here on BGG, I realized that they list a first(which is what I bought) and second edition of this Factions expansion. Will this first edition Factions be compatible with the new 4th edition base game? I know the domes are not in this but I was wondering if the alien tech cards work as I believe they have altered them slightly. Any help here would be appreciated.
 
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Jacob, I'll check this out for you and will let you know tomorrow. That OK?

Michael
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Awesome! I really appreciate that, thanks!
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Not a problem - here's an answer, straight from the horse's mouth! (well, our David's mouth...)

"The only differences are that Factions 2nd includes purple domes instead of wood tokens, the box is 6" x 6" instead of 4.5" x 8.5", and the rules were reformatted to fit the box"

So, there you have it! Let me know if you need anything else

Michael
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So, the back of the alien tech cards haven't changed?
 
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jrwalden wrote:
So, the back of the alien tech cards haven't changed?

iirc, I believe there was only a slight colour difference between the 1st edition base game and second edition base game. Factions came out after that.
 
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I received my copy of 4th ed Alien Frontiers today. I had the original factions expansion already as a Christmas gift and the card backs have very slight differences in terms of the border size and colour but I have to put them side by side and examine to notice the difference.
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