Blinker: A Game of Strategy and Staring

This card game is based off of blinks as a measure of time, consisting of rounds of staring contests and strategic gambling through game theory. The player with the most blinks after the 4 rounds, and therefore the most time, wins the game. There are 40 cards in the deck, with four of each number card 1-10. Each card has a different color design, with each color representing a different number of blinks. Every card is representative of a unique amount of time ranging from 1 minute to 1 year. Players keep track of their times on the score sheet after each round. While rounds 1 and 4 consist of staring contests, rounds 2 and 3 can be played using game theory strategy using the game's tokens and token holders. Payoff matrices are therefore placed under each card in the card manual for players to easily track their scores. The game contains the 40 card deck, 20 tokens, 2 token holders, 2 card manuals, and an instruction manual.

Sample page from the card manual.
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