51st State: Master Set is a comprehensive and rebalanced card game set in a post-apocalyptic world where players vie for control over the remnants of the United States. As leaders of one of four powers, players work to build and establish their new country amidst the ruins. The game is renowned for its strategic depth, offering multiple ways to use each card, and it includes content from the original game as well as from the New Era and Winter expansions.
- Post-Apocalyptic Setting: Players build a new state in a world where civilization has collapsed.
- Strategic Card Play: Every card can be used in three ways - to raze, deal, or build locations.
- Resource and Skill Management: Gain resources and skills by sending people to work in buildings.
- Comprehensive Set: Includes cards from the original base game and two expansions, New Era and Winter.
- Balanced Gameplay: The entire set has been rebalanced for a cohesive and enjoyable experience.
- Expansion Integration: Choose to mix in one expansion with the base game for varied gameplay, but not both simultaneously.
51st State: Master Set is a must-have for fans of strategic card games and those interested in post-apocalyptic themes. It offers a rich and varied experience with the flexibility to explore different strategies through its versatile card-use system. Whether you are a veteran of the original game or new to the 51st State universe, this master set provides an engaging and challenging experience, showcasing the struggle for power and survival in a new, harsh world.
Nominated for 1 award.
- 1 - 4 Players
- 60 - 90 Minutes
- 14+ years old
- Medium difficulty
We like 51st State: Master Set so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024
- Position 3 in The best games from Ignacy Trzewiczek 🇵🇱👨
- Position 27 in The best games presented at the Spiel 2016 game fair in Essen, Germany
- Position 24 in The best games with Variable Phase Order