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What boardgame is the best to play for a scheming rat bastard?

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Junta is a lot of fun: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardga...

You’re a member of the ruling military Junta of a banana republic, and you have to backstab your family members for political power, which you then turn in to cash stashed away in your swiss bank account.

The games by Terrorbull are great for backstabbing too: War on Terror the Board Game (a modern classic, although it does take about 6 hours to play—think Risk with added terrorism) and Crunch! the card game, which simulates the credit crunch from the point of view of money-grubbing bankers with apparently remarkable accuracy: http://www.terrorbullgames.co.uk/

This is What boardgame is the best to play for a scheming rat bastard? by Simon Willison, posted on 14th January 2011.

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