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A game of cognitive combat.

2 to 5 players | 20-40 min | Party / Strategy | Ages 18+

The Premise
You are a world-renowned computer programmer and part of the team responsible for giving us the first android. You have reached the final stage of programming before sending your creation into the world. There’s only one thing left to do — give it some political beliefs! Unfortunately, your colleagues don’t agree with your views. Program the "correct" beliefs into your android before it becomes autonomous.

The Game
Bid for control of political beliefs to ensure that when the android reaches AUTONOMY, its composition of beliefs match your POLITICAL IDENTITY! Employ ALGORITHM CARDS to slow down and frustrate your opponents or to propel yourself to victory! The game consists of 224 cards, 1 Autonomy Counter, and 100 tokens (in-game currency; you'll need to supply the tokens--we suggest poker chips or something similar).

The Bias Effect
But be warned! Just like in real life, the more beliefs of one kind the android has, the harder it is to program beliefs of the opposite type. Victory will only come to those who learn to use or overcome this frustrating dimension of thought!

The Game's Appeal
Politics have become so polarizing and divisive in recent years, people need to de-stress by laughing about the absurdity of it all! We think this game can do just that.

Want to play the game online with your friends before deciding to download it? You can play it now on Tabletopia. Here's the link:  https://tabletopia.com/games/bias-effect.

Game Design by: Mitchell LeBlanc & Ryan Paul Keller

Purchase

Buy Now$2.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Bias Effect--Rules_2020-08-17.pdf 1 MB
Bias Effect--Full Deck_2020-08-17.pdf 17 MB
Autonomy Counter.pdf 32 MB

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Comments

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Very cool concept !

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Thanks! Hope you get a chance to try it out and let us know what you think.

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Sure will do !