Social Deduction Challenge

Open

The community is toiling to build an impressive array of games for this contest.

Contest submissions have been closed pending the next stage.

Rules

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We’re looking for the next great social deduction game. In a social deduction game, players are assigned hidden roles, after which everyone works to sleuth out the “bad guy” (ie the person or people not on your side). Examples are:

It can also include games with only the chance of a traitor element such as:

You must create a game using the social deduction mechanic. The game can require a game master or not, your choice. You may use any theme, other mechanics, or components that you wish. The game should be explained in less than 10 minutes, and playable in less than 90 minutes. You may include any number of players that you wish.

The judge will be Heather Newton of Open House Mystery Parties.

To qualify, your game must comply with all of the following rules:

Notes

You retain all rights to your game and are welcome to sell it in our shop during and after the contest, regardless of the outcome of the contest.

The first round of judging is handled by a community voting process. The final two rounds are handled by the judge. See complete details.

Prizes

The winner shall receive all of the following prizes:

Scoring Rubric

Heather has graciously provided the following scoring rubric for this contest.


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