The Tattoo Game (working title)
2 to 4 players. Players are tattoo artists competing to get as much of their ink on the customer as possible. It uses simple “Play a card, Draw a card” mechanics to lay down tattoo cards on a game board shaped like a human body.
The deck itself is composed of six complete and unique pieces of artwork, each covering the entire human form on the game board. Those complete forms are cut apart and printed as smaller pieces on the cards. Each of these six smaller sets then have individually colored borders to identify the artists’ sets, and a Name card that identifies the artist.
Players begin the game with a set of five randomly drawn cards in their hands. They take turns placing cards on the board, in the discard pile, or Laying out a Name card to claim that color set for scoring.
As the game is played, different artists’ tattoos will grow on the board, overlapping and interconnecting. The game ends when the draw deck is empty, or the board is completely covered. Scoring is based upon how many of your claimed color cards are displayed on the board, with multipliers for connecting multiple cards of the same color, as well as whether cards are overlapped or not.
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