GGJ Archives 2009-2012

Eat Thyself

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Game Information
Short Introduction: 
An abstract strategy game for 2 or 3 players, played on a 1 dimensional board of varying size. This is a "light" abstract, and generally plays in 10 to 15 minutes.
non-digital (board game, card game, physical game, etc.)
Brief Play Description: 

Move your "king" pieces around the gameboard attempting to land on and "eat" your own "pawn" pieces. When you have only one piece remaining, you win the game!

Diversifiers and Credits
GGJ 2012 Diversifiers : 
1D: (Single-dimensional gameplay) The game takes place along only a single dimension.
Team Image: 
Game design (C) 2012 by Martin Grider. Art by August Brown.
Installation Notes: 

All art files should be printable on two 11x17" sheets of paper. (The cards are in two PDFs, and need to be printed two-sided.) Rules are 11x17".

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Can't believe how quick this came together

Seems like you had a playable board game in no time at all. Was fun to play you. Would like to have a few more rounds to get more of a feel for it.


Game Design notes

There are some additional details about how this game was designed (and a picture of the first prototype) on the official webpage for the Eat Thyself. If you play this game, please let me know what you think of it!

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