"Catharsis" Board Game Design (2015)
((GRAF 416 Graphic Project II, graduation project studio))
Life is full of pain...
Birth hurts, death hurts, Being with someone you don’t like hurts, Being far away from someone you like hurts,
Not getting what you want hurts.
Focus of the game is purify your soul. Get rid of sufferings. Desires doesn’t occur spontaneously. Each character has lived a situation that triggers their desire and they need to draw a conclusion for ending their desire,demand and suffering ...
To be born again.
Catharsis is turn-based game for 2 to 10 players
(4-8 recommended), playable in 2 to 4 hours.
Characters transform into avatar state and wake up in this world when they reached enough suffering or stuck in a bad situation. They know their goal and how to use their abilites while seeking a way out of their situation and trying to purify their souls.
Keep calm and carry on.
But they should be carefull, these creatures around them may not be beneficial to their mental health.
Paws and Dice