What follows is a short interview with our youngest play tester – Maya Hirsch. Maya helped playtest Medieval and is also helping playtest #POTUS. Maya is an 11-year old who is the daughter of one of our HGN Games members. She just started 6th grade and loves to play board games…and is particularly ruthless against her Dad any chance she can get.
How do you go from “I don’t understand?!” to “That was great!” in one evening? You spend a turn like this…
The room was quiet and tense. We had just finished the juice round and the Plutocrats were in the lead for the Tweet by one point. It wasn’t an important Tweet, just two points, but everyone had a plan to execute in the squeeze round. Then it happened.
#POTUS is not really a game about Donald Trump. Instead #POTUS is a silly game that sets out to answer a serious question – why did the Trump Administration have such a hard time advancing its policy goals throughout 2017, despite controlling all three branches of the U.S. federal government?