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North Berkeley
North Berkeley
by (Self-Published) (2018)
Player Count
2 to 6

Player Ages

Playing Time
30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Political
  • Negotiation
  • City Building
  • Designers
  • Alfred Twu
  • Mechanisms
  • Route/Network Building
  • Negotiation
  • Family
  • Cities: San Francisco
  • Rating: 6.5/10 from 3 users


    The year is 2018. New technology brings unprecedented prosperity to the East Bay, and with it, a crushing housing crisis. The North Berkeley BART station parking lot has emerged as a potential site for new housing, but there are many disagreements over density, affordability, and cost.

    It’s a challenge that new leaders rise to. As you assemble your political coalition, will you be the one that meets the greatest number of constituent goals, and goes on to govern North Berkeley?

    Based on the real life debate over development at the North Berkeley BART parking lot, North Berkeley is a fast-paced game of negotiation where you take the role of a local interest groups and work out a plan that meets as many of your groups’ goals as possible.

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