This game is so amazingly fun, it’s a game of persuading and dealing with other players. Watch out your closest friends might back stab you-. Cosmic Encounters is so intense and can become hillarious when you pull off a total backstab---, everyone just has a laugh. Not only is it super fun and easy to pick up, there is so much replay. Core game comes with fifty aliens all with unique abilities which dramaticaly bend the rules and create mayhem it’s so amazing, two games are never the same. Also there is six expansions creating so much more new wicked scenarios and added in new gameplay mechanics, the game is just perfect. Buy this game if you want to mess with your buddies and have blast while conquering planets is a dominant Alien!