Up to five Players take on the role rival European based powers that are expanding their military and economic influence and control of Africa, the Dark Continent, in the 1800ís.
The player with the biggest combination of profits (unspent money), territory and infrastructure at the end of the game wins. Profits are recorded at the end of each turn, while the points for areas and territories are awarded only at the end of the game.
* 11x17 (and 2 8x11) inch map representing Africa, the Dark Continent
* 282 large counters and markers showing the forces controlled by each player.
* One rulebook
* 1 players aid sheet