How to Play Risk 2 Over the Internet

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How to Play Risk 2 Over the Internet
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Risk II is the official computer and online version of the classic board game Risk. In addition to the standard gameplay modes of the original, Risk 2 includes several extra features as well. This includes a brand-new single-player tournament and "Same-Time," which allows all of the players to take turns at the same time. Although one can buy the game at gaming stores, it is also possible to play Risk 2 over the Internet.

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    Download and Purchase the Game

  1. 1

    Download a trial of Risk 2. Go to a download site such as Download Free Games (see Reference section). Click the "Download Free Trial" button. Click "Save File" to begin downloading. Install the program upon completion of the download.

  2. 2

    Click "Start Free Trial" for one hour of free gameplay. Choose "Network" from the main menu.

  3. 3

    Click the "Join Game" Window and enter a player name. Click "Next" and enable your firewall to allow access to Risk 2 if it is blocked.

  4. 4

    Select a game session and click "Next." Choose either "Classic Risk" or "Same Time," then click "Next." Click "Change Options" to edit the gameplay options. Click "Play" to begin.

  5. 5

    Purchase the game. Go to the Download Free Games website and click "Order Full Version." Click "Checkout" to enter your payment information and complete the order.

    Playing the Game

  1. 1

    Select countries. Take turns selecting countries until the board is filled up. Try to control an entire country to earn extra points.

  2. 2

    Reinforce your countries. The number of reinforcements is deciding by the number and size of countries that you control.

  3. 3

    Select countries to invade. Choose how many troops you want to use to attack a neighbouring country.

  4. 4

    Roll the dice. Winning rolls result in the loss of an opponent's army, and losing rolls result in a loss of one of your armies. Continue rolling until you defeat or fall victim to your opponent.

  5. 5

    Spread out your conquest. The more countries you take over, the more reinforcements you are given at the end of each round. The winner is the last army standing.

Tips and warnings

  • A minimum of three players must join a session in order to play.

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