Building a Better Yesterday
“Building a Better Yesterday” is a playful card game about the complex ways history is constructed. Set in a post-apocalyptic future where history is forgotten, players must find artifacts and retell history in order to establish a new government.
Each government is based on certain ideological principles such as Democracy, Communism, Anarchism, and Theocracy. Players use their imagination to colorfully complete each story. Whoever tells the most compelling master narrative wins! The game is a playful and absurdist way to reflect on who has the power to tell history and what assumptions we form related to those histories.