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North Berkeley

Fast planning & negotiation game, based on real life debate about housing at North Berkeley BART

The year is 2018. New technology brings unprecedented prosperity to the East Bay, and with it, a crushing housing crisis. The North Berkeley BART station parking lot has emerged as a potential site for new housing, but there are many disagreements over density, affordability, and cost.

It’s a challenge that new leaders rise to. As you assemble your political coalition, will you be the one that meets the greatest number of constituent goals, and goes on to govern North Berkeley?

Based on the real life debate over development at the North Berkeley BART parking lot, North Berkeley is a fast-paced game of negotiation where you take the role of a local interest groups and work out a plan that meets as many of your groups’ goals as possible.

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Why buy this?

  • Plays in 25-40 minutes, has built in time limits
  • Learn about transit oriented development
  • Beautifully drawn artwork

Requirements

30-60
2-6
12+

Vitals

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Publish Date September 04, 2018
Edition First
Department Board Games
Theme Politics
Setting Modern / Present
Audience Casual Gamer
Primary Mechanic Simulation
If You Like Settlers of Catan
More Info North Berkeley web site

Notes

  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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