Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game
- 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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