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Tim Nudd of Adfreak points us to a great ad campaign for RISK, The Game of Global Domination.

While we're here, a little background. RISK was created in 1957 by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse, who is best known for The Red Balloon (1956). What a two-year span. RISK's original title, La Conquete Du Monde, means "The Conquest of the World." In 1959, Parker Brothers bought the game and changed the name.

If these ads have you longing for an empire of your own, head on over to Boardgame Central. If you're looking for competing imperial rulers, Yahoo! Groups has a list of RISK clubs (online and offline). And for a leg up, check out one of the many RISK strategy websites. Unfortunately, Hasbro has shut down a Risk: Google Maps spinoff.

More of the campaign after the jump.

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[By the way, the ads were created by Saatchi & Saatchi, Singapore. See larger images at Adverbox.]

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