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IGF 2011 Main Competition Entrant

Brutally Unfair Tactics Totally OK Now (B.U.T.T.O.N.)

Company: Copenhagen Game Collective (Copenhagen, Copenhagen K - Denmark)

Game Website: http://brutallyunfairtactics.com/


Description:
B.U.T.T.O.N. (Brutally Unfair Tactics Totally OK Now) is a one-button party game for 2-8 players. The game consists of short rounds. In each round, the game instructs players to put down their controllers and take several steps back away from the computer. Then, after displaying an additional direction designed to add some chaos (e.g. "Lie on the floor"), the game announces a micro-challenge (e.g. "Any player whose button is pressed loses"). In a race in physical space, players rush to the controllers to press the "right" button be it their own or that of their opponents.

In B.U.T.T.O.N., what players are "allowed" to do will depend on the specific community of people playing. The computer, of course, cannot detect if players are taking a full six steps back, or if each player really completed five pushups, etc. This is not a shortcoming, but a feature. Rather than let the computer carry out all the rules, the players are themselves responsible for enforcing (or not enforcing) the rules. On this account we were inspired by old folk games and board games, which encourage improvisational play and "house rules."

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