THE GAME

culturecapital is a collectible trading card game that critically engages with and celebrates the ways in which value is created within performing arts economies across Canada.


BASIC GAMEPLAY

There are FOUR card types: Companies, Grants, Projects, and Strategies

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Each turn, you play your cards in that order.

You play Companies, which allow you to roll for Grants, which allow you to play Projects—and then you play Strategies to shift the values of your Projects and those of your Opponent.

Why strategize to boost the value of your Projects? Because you need strong Projects to take Communities from your Opponent. And the Player with the most Communities wins the game.




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LEARNING TO PLAY

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We are currently developing two great resources to help you get ready to play culturecapital.

The first is our Video Tutorial Series, which will introduce the game and will show you some examples of what playing the game looks like.

The second is our E-Guidebook, which details the nitty gritty, and features a particularly helpful FAQ section.

We recommend checking both of these resources out before getting to your first tournament.


For more information about how the game is made, check out our Research + Blog.