If you voted in my last free game voting, you’ll be excited to see that Shaken, Not Poisoned is now free to download as a print and play!
Click here to download the PDF files! <- Please let me know if there are any issues, I’m using dropbox, and everything should be ok, but sometimes Chrome has false positives for dropbox downloads. There’s only PDFs inside the zipfile.
I feel like it’s a very easy game to pick up and learn, and after you’ve learnt how to play, you get to the real meat of the game, figuring out what your friends and trying to do and beat them. The game should only last 1-3 minutes per round, so a game could finish in 10 minutes, so it should be nice and snappy.
Major changes from the last version of the game include:
- Any player can decide to stop the round when they want and have the last turn of the round.
- You can also decide to peek at your dance partner’s cards, to see what they are trying to do.
There might be a few tweaks as people start playing the game and giving me feedback, but this is basically how the game will be. If you don’t feel like printing and cutting out about 54 cards, I will be creating a page on “The Game Crafter” were you can order the game and get it sent to you, for a reasonable fee. There will be some extensive play testing before that game goes on sale, since I want to make sure the game is quality before asking for money for it.
Here’s the last of the spies you can play as. It’s the other half of the Highly Unlikely Mission Personnel organization. She is less into using disguises, but uses her feminine wiles to trap her target. It’s Paprika Parker!
Pretty happy with the way this one turned out. Blond hair is kind of hard to do with the way I’m doing these cards, but it turned out well, along with the ring on her finger and her cigarette. She’s only smoking because she’s a spy with a death-wish, so kids at home – Don’t smoke, don’t drink, and winners don’t do drugs!
Hope you like it, looking forward to any comments below.
This is probably going to be one of the last posts on the design of the “Shaken, Not Poisoned” cards before the game is freely available for people to print and play. It’s how the protect and poison cards look. Here’s how the front and back of the protect cards look:
I’ve made the drinks on the backs of the cards different colors so that it’s easier to put the decks together, and so that keen eyed players might be able to tell what a player is thinking when moving their spies around. If a player is looking at a protect card, they might be moving towards someone they want to protect. I’ve decided the black drinks would be for protect, and red would be the poison drinks. Here’s how the poison cards look:
I wanted the cards to be different, but not too different. I could always have the background in the poison cards be red, but I don’t think people would want to burn a whole color ink cartridge to play my game. Hopefully the drink color changes should be enough to show the different decks.
You’re a beaut bloke or sheila to have read all this, hope to see a comment from you below, and have a good one!
Here’s another card for today, for the organization Highly Unlikely Mission Personnel, or H.U.M.P. for short. These people are very good at disguises, but I don’t know how that will help their dance skills…
This is Slidin Foot, a master of disguise and a deft foot on the dance floor.
Hope you like it, feel free to leave a comment below. Cheers!
Here’s today’s image. It’s the female spy from the C.I.P organization, Picky Pardons.
This was kind of a tough one to do. Not sure if I like the way the turtleneck worked out. Will probably work on that a bit more.
Hope you like it, feel free to leave comments below!