Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game

Update: 2018-07-28


- 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 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.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

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Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game

+7 Intelligence | Ches Hall | Gaming Enthusiast