Minuteman: The Second American Revolution is a simulation of future partisan warfare in the United States (the future at the time the game was designed was 1984). Up to four players take on the roles of Rebel or Government forces.
The object of the Rebel player(s) is to spread their rebellious anti-establishment movement and eventually declare a Revolution. The Government player(s) attempt to quell the Rebel movement by various means while preventing it from spreading all over the country. The player who best achieves his objective (based on points) is the winner.
Optional European Intervention, Canadian and Mexican rules are provided as well.