GGJ Archives 2009-2012

Power Inch

Game Information
Short Introduction: 
You are a super alien being with the power to change the structure of the universe, transform energy and control matter. But a strange shadow spreads through the Universe! Some worlds in your galaxy are having a lot of problems coming from an unknown source. You and your friends need to solve these problems, or the structure of spacetime will collapse and the entire reality will be extinct. But a great prize awaits the most competent savior: you can earn the title of the Master of the Matter and control the primal forces of the Universe! But be careful! If you fail the Universe will be destroyed!
non-digital (board game, card game, physical game, etc.)
Brief Play Description: 

About the Game

Power inch is a boardgame for 2-4 players, aged 12-99 years. The main objective is to solve some problems (found in problem cards or cosmic events) and avoid the Universe’s extinction. Each player in the game is a Super Alien Being, with many powers (appears to be magic, but in reality it is an incredible technology) and two artificial servitors, which are robots with positronic brains. The servitors will act in our reality making actions for the players.

Each resolved problem card gives victory points to the player, but all players needs to control the space time structure or the entire universe succumbs. The player with most victory points win the game. Our game is an electronic print and play game. The game has print and play components and an electronic component. (a program to install in your computer).

Achievements and Credits
GGJ-2011 Achievements: 
Aggregation: The game uses or combines existing web services and online data (e.g. Google Maps, Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, airline services, news, stocks, etc.) as part of the gameplay.
GGJ-2011 Achievements: 
Bits and Pieces: The game has both physical and digital elements.
Team Image: 
Flavia Veloso
Mateus Sá Teles
Danilo Miranda ...
Game Design : Antonio Marcelo, Cleber Tavares Jr. e Flávia Veloso Programmers : Flávia Veloso, Cleber Tavares Jr. , Lucas Amorim, Lucas Marins, Mateus Sá Teles, Danilo Miranda Artist: Marcelo Bissoli Game Lore : Mateus Sá Teles
Installation Notes: 

Following the procedures bellow

1) Download the file powerinch.rar and unrar it in a folder.
2) Enter in the folder powerinch in the subfolder powerinch_install and run the setup.exe
3) The installation software will install the game panel and all necessary files (if your computer doesn´t´t have XNA framework or .net framework, both will be installed)
4) In the folder "finalfiles" there are the pdf files of the boardgame, cards, rules and cosmicmaterials (all in A4 paper size). In the game you have a printing option of those files too.
5) Print the paper components, read the rules and have fun!

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Submitted at Riachuelo Game Labs (Brazil)

Danilo Miranda Nascimento

Beautiful weekend


It was really good to participate in the creation of this game.


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