The year is 2020. The world hovers on the brink of annihilation. Preceded by a devastating orbital attack, a warlike alien race known as the Hydra has besieged the planet, their invasion force carried on enormous drop ships that dwarf city blocks and rain devastation from above. The Hydra’s ultimate goal is to eradicate the last survivors of their ancient nemesis, the Ghin, an alien race that has taken refuge on Earth. Humanity is caught in the apocalyptic crossfire. As widespread panic grips the populace, governments topple, economies crumble, and order dissolves. In these desperate days, mankind’s only hope lies with the Ghin and one of their most brilliant minds: Dr. Cronos, a being as guilty of atrocities against humanity as those who hunt him.
LEVEL 7 [INVASION] is a game of global conflict in which the nations of Earth battle an overwhelming alien invasion force. Players take on the roles of hastily assembled coalitions of Earth’s governments in a desperate struggle against the Hydra invaders.
Players must manage military and other resources to fight the alien forces effectively. They must fight to hold their ground and to retake territories that have fallen to the enemy. At the same time each coalition must research new advanced technologies to enhance its ability to resist the Hydra. All coalitions must also work to help Dr. Cronos complete the essential stages of the project that is the last hope of humanity. This delicate balancing act forces players to make choices between protecting their own coalitions' interests and working together for the greater good.
The Hydra’s attack comes in two distinct waves. In the initial Assault wave, the invaders are focused on killing Cronos and subjugating Earth’s population. Later, the Devastation wave begins as the Hydra realize Dr. Cronos is close to defeating them and they shift to a strategy of all-out destruction.
1 Game Board, 5 Coalition Consoles, 5 Dice, 4 Plastic Drop Ships, 75 Plastic Invader Units, 60 Plastic Coalition Units, 210 Cards, 133 Tokens and Markers, 1 Cronos Standee, 1 Rulebook.