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Hook, Line & Sinker

There are times and places like these, all over. Rich people are the typical mark—people so rich they can carry enough cash that they won’t notice if it all goes missing. Casino openings. Art galleries. Presentations of important political parties. The events change, but the situation’s always the same.

Burning Daylight

Wedged between them both—between the technology of yesterday and abandoning everything, there’s us. The gangs, in the abandoned, overgrown remains of ‘malls’ and ‘suburbs.’

And we’re using our days as best we can.

Escape Code

The main thing about the Cold War, amongst all the paranoia and the uncertainty and the information currency was just how many situations were just full of the misinformed stumbling backwards over one another. The true story of this era…
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Good Cop, Bear Cop

In this town, there are two types of cops; crooked cops, or bears. And bears aren’t allowed to be cops. GOOD COP, BEAR COP, is a hidden-identity social deduction game where each player is a cop trying to do their…
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You Can’t Win

You Can't Win card game poster

After the heist, there’s always room for an argument—an argument about who gets the least, who gets the most, who gets enough.

You Can’t Win is a player-versus-player trick-taking rule-making game. Each round, you’ll try and lay out a rule for the rest of the game, you’ll see if that rule sticks, then see if your final card is one of the few cards that has a chance.

The Dragon’s Favour

In the great Empire of the Dragon, seats of power are awarded based entirely on merit, inspired by the divine hand of the Dragon Clan, which never makes mistakes.

Jiāngjú

Jiangjú is a game of the standoff that comes at the end of a long story of high tension, betrayal, and violent crime, modelled after Hong Kong cinema of the 90s. The word translates in English, roughly, to Impasse. In Jiangjú,…
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Dark Signs

Speak The Name End The World And lo I woke again, from that fitful slumber that had its grasp upon my very flesh, the dread weight rolled off my chest and my hands no longer bound by their paralysis, yet…
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The Suits

Hitting a casino is no small job, you know. There’s security, there’s people in the place, they don’t shut, they’re set up like mazes, they got locks, they got cameras, they got lasers, they got everything you could imagine and…
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The Botch is Back

“You’d think on a single ferry there’s only room for so many crooks to be running the business.” In The Botch Is Back, we return to the chaotic bluffing-lying-hurting playstyle of The Botch, but with a Canadian flair. The ferry…
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