What’s inside the box of Collapsible D™: the Final Minutes of the Titanic?
A photographic tour let us show you in preview the components included in the box that you can receive directly at home, by ordering it through the Buy page of the website. All the showed components are realized with ability, granted by important italian companies with experience in gaming productions. The product is 100% Made in Italy, with an handmade quality granted by Sir Chester Cobblepot, so each copy is a unique object of great value.
Sized 295x295x70 mm, the box is wrapped by a cover. This solution grants two advantages: first, when you have to handle the box you are sure that the components will not “push” to open the box, second, it let us offer you the possibility to translate your copy in a different language without adding the cost of a new box, but just by re-printing the cover. Each box is numbered, certifying this is a limited edition. Even without the cover, the box is very elegant and it shows the main informations.
The rulebook has a big size (280×280 mm) in full colors. By now it’s available in english or italian. The rules are written according the standard of the Zanichelli’s Game Dictionary and they let you start playing immediately with a “step by step” structure. The book has 20 pages, full of big illustrations and examples, to show how the rules interact with the components. At the end of the book, an historical section explain briefly the real facts happened during the night of April 14th 1912.
The game board
The game board is very big and it shows the section of the RSM Titanic. In four parts, the game board opened has a size of 1.120×80 mm. On it, you can see a big illustrations of the transatlantic with the movement squares, but also with all the spaces needed to place the other components. In this way the game area is tided up and organized.
Inside the box you will find cards in two different formats: the big ones, sized 56×87 mm, and the small ones, sized 44×68 mm. Those sizes are standard, so you will easily find sleeves to protect the cards.
The big ones are Passengers and Place cards.
27 Passengers cards reproduces first, second and third class passengers, and the crew on board of the transatlantic: between them, the survivors of the Collapsible D.
6 Place cards mark each player with a color.
The small ones are Sinking and Lifeboats cards.
Sinking cards simulate the water flowing through the leak, the biggest danger for the Passengers.
Lifeboats cards are used to show the characteristics of the wooden boats (number 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16), of the launch (number 2) and of the collapsibles (B and D).
Inside the box a cardboard punched board contains all the tokens needed during a game.
8 Order tiles set the dropping order of the Lifeboats: in this way the order is random so each game will be different. The random variables raise the re-playability of the game but they still let players to use their strategies.
10 Water tokens represent the water inside the bulkheads of the Titanic, from which the Passengers are escaping.
9 Bonus tokens are modifiers that help the players to sum the victory points at the end of the game.
20 Help tokens represent the objects and the people helping the survivors to escape.
6 Crowd tokens move around the squares of the board, representing the crowd trying to escape for their lives.
18 Time tokens are used in combination with the wooden pawns to show if a Passenger is aware of the danger and so if they can jump on a lifeboat.
Pawns and dice
21 pawns, in shaped wood, in four types and six colors. Each type represents a passenger class, showing the differences between I, II and III class, and from the crew. The models used for the pawns is original and it was studied expressly for this game, based on the historical research on the iconography of the Titanic. A cut let you insert the Time tokens, to distinguish the pawns during the game. There are only three pawns for II Class passengers, in three different colors, because they are used only on a three players game.
Four dice, in pad-printed wood, have the six side colored. The colored results let the Passengers move through the squares of the game board.