Tactics Vs. Strategy

The game was boring. I tried it a bunch of times, and it worked perfectly, but wasn’t fun. Even after much tweaking, fiddling and fettling, the game’s mechanics worked, but it wasn’t fun. It was almost like you were slowly building your manifesto,...

Political Policies

After fiddling about with the system for representing a particular supporter’s political preferences, getting to a point where it could model all sorts of weardy beardies was fab. The bit it was missing though was the thing that would actually attract those...

A Game About Voters

I was sat on the Tube (the London subway system to North American readers) a couple of weeks ago, nursing a red bull on my way to a job interview, and observed a person waving a newspaper around in a heated discussion with a fellow traveller. The news-wielding person...