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NEW 'DRUG WARS' THE POLICE GAME, THE BOARDGAME

 DOWNEY, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- General Games Inc., a new company in the toy industry, introduces today its new boardgame, "Drug Wars" The Police Game. As its first entry, this game is unique in its awareness of the ongoing war on drugs in the streets. The game offers 98 life-threatening scenarios where the player, as a police officer, and his/her fellow officer's lives are at risk at every turn of the cards.
 "Drug Wars" The Police Game is a game for all ages, relying on a balance of luck and strategy, combined with a fast-paced game play. In the game, the player is the police officer in charge of a drug raid team and responsible for the safety and lives of his/her fellow officers. If the player makes the wrong choice, a fellow officer may die, but, make the right choice, and it could be the arrst to win the game. The game is "pro-police," and offers positive role models. This is a game for adults that children can play, and a game for children that adults can play.
 The product carries a manufacturer's suggested list price of $29.95, and is available after Nov. 1, 1993, at local toy stores and retail stores. To order from the company direct, call 310-869-7071.
 "This game was designed to support your local police departments and put you in the same life-threatening positions as a police officer, while conducting a deadly drug raid," said Ana Maria Rothenhausler, national marketing manager for General Games Inc.
 "This game is needed because it makes the general public aware of the risk involved in being a police officer on a day-to-day basis," according to Vera Luna, Los Angeles Police Department.
 Every person from time to time has wondered what it would be like to be a police officer on a drug raid; well now, one can experience it without the risk. The game can accommodate two to six players, ranging from age 10 to adult. It contains 98 life-threatening scenarios, 36 individual officer profile cards, 36 SWAT cards and 12 court ruling cards.
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 /CONTACT: Manny Villagran of General Games, 310-806-2475/


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