Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game
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- A board game that lets you be a corrupt politician - manipulating elections to get yourself elected again and again and again - Joshua Lafair, one of the creators of Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game, speaks about creating a game based on a particular method of voting manipulation - How to turn a serious topic that doesn’t get enough attention into board game mechanics - What it’s like to use a board game to push for a cause - How game publishers can be hesitant to create a game with political content - How Kickstarter enables new game ideas to be developed - How experiencing something is a more potent way to learn Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners - Mapmaker on Kickstarter - Mapmaker on Twitter - Mapmaker on Facebook +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a…