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Ian Kelly
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I saw on Amazon that the 1998 edition of Risk is being sold for $200! Can anybody confirm whether it's actually worth anywhere near that? It seems especially bizarre considering that there was collector's edition released in 1999.
 
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I would bet that it is a typo and should say "$19.95".
 
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No way ! laugh 1998 and selling for $200, must be a typo.

 
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It must be a some sort of collector's set. They had a different set for $140, and some other toys (like a nerf gun) were really expensive as well. But they didn't show many pictures or have much of a description...not sure at all what is so special about it.
 
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The collectors edition came in a snazzy silver foiled box and had metal pieces in velvet bags and a serialized board.

Very swank.
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Pwag wrote:
The collectors edition came in a snazzy silver foiled box and had metal pieces in velvet bags and a serialized board.

Very swank.


And was filled with diamonds and rubies, at that price... shake
 
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$200 is correct. I bought a copy. It came with little dudes who rolled the dice for you and moved your pieces as well. When you scored a card, they'd even do the hustle...

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This particular edition has a map board that has lat/long lines that would allow ocean movement by units via grid squares. That makes it particularly useful if you are using a variant that has naval rules.

Also, the artwork is exquisite.



I feel particularly fortunate to have this copy, which I purchased many years ago at a reasonable price. I don't think I will part with it for love or money.

Oh wait...that's the 1992/1993 edition. Oh well, I own both editions so a happy man am I.
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