It is 1815 and the world has been turned upside down. Napoleon Bonaparte has finally been defeated after nearly conquering all of Europe through years of devastating warfare. Now the Great Powers must deal with the chaos left behind. As each nation eagerly tries to grow, a careful balance of governmental, military and economic interests must be maintained. In Balance of Power players carefully create and move Kings, Generals, and Bankers as they capture territories and expand their empires. A players kill and strategy are all that stand between him and ultimate victory. Balance of Power brings all the best of the Euro style boardgame rules: simple, quick and easy to learn. And like those same award winning games, the depth of strategy and game play is immense.