A downloadable game
Solarpunk Futures has now been updated to an even more caring, more free second edition! Download it below or order a lush, shiny, physical game at thefuture.wtf
It's too easy to imagine the end of the world.
Much easier, sometimes, than imagining a pathway to a better world.
That's why we made Solarpunk Futures — to practice collective visioning about our real-world struggles for a better world through a mix of sincerity, laughter, and creative storytelling.
Solarpunk Futures is a 10-minute rules-light role-playing game where players imagine the pathways to a desirable world from the perspective of a utopian future. Through dialogue and collaborative worldbuilding, collective and visionary narratives emerge of a new society, along with plausible scenarios for how to get there.
Players use a deck of cards to adopt Ancestors (e.g. grower, engineer) and work together using Tools (e.g. upcycled materials, equipment library, off-grid energy) and Values (e.g. care, responsibility, usufruct) to overcome a set of real-world Challenges (e.g. borders, ableist infrastructure, climate refugee crisis).
|Genre||Card Game, Role Playing|
|Made with||Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop|
|Tags||artgame, Co-op, Futuristic, Narrative, party-game, Sci-fi, solarpunk, Story Rich|
|Asset license||Creative Commons Attribution_NonCommercial_ShareAlike v4.0 International|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
Download these two PDFs for game cards and full instruction. It's free to play forever!
Please consider backing our Kickstarter to get the physical copy and other rewards. TheFuture.wtf
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