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|Designer(s)||Gutier Lusquiños Rodríguez|
|Years active||2005 to present|
Infinity the game (also known as Infinity: A Skirmish Game) is a tabletop miniature wargame with 28mm scale metal miniatures that simulates combat and special operations in a Science fiction environment, the games aesthetics are largely inspired by Manga.
Each player controls a set of miniatures to represent soldiers on a tabletop battlefield, taking actions during play to achieve their set goals and prevent their opponent from achieving theirs, while also seeking to destroy their opponents soldiers.
This game uses unit and weapon profiles to determine the capabilities of each miniature on the tabletop, these profiles are then used alongside tape measures and twenty-sided dice to determine the outcomes of many of the actions and situations that arise during a game.
The Infinity game system uses a pool of orders which are used for individual model actions on the active players turn; these can be spent on a single model or spread across many.
A turn in infinity consists of the active player (the player whose turn it is) and reactive player (the player whose turn it isn't), the reactive player game mechanic allows the reactive player to make tactical decisions and actions based on their opponent’s actions, though these will be in a more limited capacity to the active player. This feature allows both players to participate in every part of the game.
Face to face rolls are used during gameplay to signify that two or more models are directly affecting each other with their actions, the player who rolls more successfuly wins the encounter.
Unlike most competitive tabletop miniature wargames, there are several things that a player keeps hidden from their opponent in Infinity, this includes models that do not deploy at the beginning of the game and also certain mission objectives. These are revealed when the models are deployed and when the mission objective has been achieved during the game.
The Infinity Tournament System
A defining feature of Infinity the Game is the Infinity Tournament System, enables players to take part in tournaments with prize support from Corvus Belli using one of the official Infinity Tournament Packs. The results of each tournament are then uploaded onto the Infinity website where the results are used to rank the participants against players around the world.
- Infinity: A Skirmish Game 1st Edition – 2005
- Infinity: A Skirmish Game 2nd Edition – 2012
- Infinity: Human Sphere – ????
- Infinity: Campaign Paradiso – 2012
- Infinity Artbook One - 2013
In 2013 popular wargaming hobby site ran an Infinity Week, featuring videos and articles on how to start playing and previews of new products, along with interviews with the creators of the game.
Military.com published a sptlight article on Infinity explaining the game setting and gameplay features for their readership
- "Infinity Tournament System". Corvus Belli. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "Infinity: A Skirmish game on boardgamegeek.com". Boardgamegeek.com. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- Google books: Infinity isbn=8461602021. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "Infinity: Human Sphere on boardgamegeek.com". Boardgamegeek.com. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "Infinity: Campaign Paradis on boardgamegeek.com". Boardgamegeek.com. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "Game trade Magazine GTM #165 - Infinity Artbook One". Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- "Beasts of War: Infinity Week". 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- Stephen Bajza (26 June 2013). "Wargame Spotlight: 'Infinity'". Retrieved 3 December 2013.