• 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



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+7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people.

Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.




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