Hot Garbage is a strategic, punchy card game for people who like burning things and causing mayhem. Ignite your burn pits and torch card for points, but watch out; your opponent(s) will try to stop you by any means necessary!
This mischievous 54-card game supports 2 or 4 players (in teams) and takes between 15-30 minutes to play.
Here's a very brief at-a-glance overview of Hot Garbage's gameplay:
Note: Regular abilities cost an action to play and can only be played on your turn. Instant abilities can be played for FREE (they do not cost an action) during ANY player's turn.
I. FIRE UPKEEP PHASE - Rotate any active fires you control 90 degrees clockwise, reducing their burn time by 1 point. Remove any fires that burn out naturally (below 1 point). If any fires you control burn out naturally and have a burning card on them, reveal, score, then discard those cards.
II. ACTION PHASE - You may take up to 3 of the following actions in any combination:
Instants and card abilities can only be played during the action phase. Instant counter abilities can be stacked, and resolve in reverse order with the last card played triggering first.
III. CLEAN UP PHASE - End your turn and draw back up to 5 cards
GAME END: First player to score 10 or more points! That's it in a nutshell. For setup instructions and more nuanced detail of the rules, check out the next section:
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|Publish Date||October 21, 2020|
|Primary Mechanic||Take That/Screw Your Neighbor|