Survival Card Game – How to Play

  1. Every scenario assumes the world has gone into chaos and that the apocalypse has taken place.
  2. When dealing cards, feel free to shuffle and pass around the cards between the players or leave the deck in the center of the gaming area and everyone draws a card or any other way you see fit.
  3. Each turn starts with a player reading a question card to the person next to them, moving clockwise.
  4. Once the card is read, discard it aside.
  5. The answering player has 3 minutes to describe exactly what he or she would do in order to deal with the scenario.
  6. The remaining players will grade the answering players question on a scale from zero to three.
  7. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins.
  8. Feel free to vote openly or in secret, depending on the maturity of the group. If in secret, one player must be chosen to add up the grades and announce a winner.
  9. Always take the scenarios on the cards at full face value. When in doubt about the complexity of the scenario of a card, the asking player will have the right to frame the scenario or question as they see fit, keeping it close to reality.
  10. Although Conflicted: The Survival Card Game has no foul language or nudity, the content is aimed at mature audiences only. Life in a post-apocalyptic world isn’t to be taken lightly.

Modified Rules:

  1. What ifs: The player asks the question on the card to another player next to them. Initially, the card must be taken at full face value (there wasn’t enough room to write every single detail). Once the answering player gives their first answer, everyone else will add to the initial question by asking “What If” type of questions that can extend the complexity of the scenario. It is more fun to keep it realistic instead of trying to force the answering player to give a forced answer.
  2. Debate: The initial answer gets debated by the group, then everyone gives feedback on the first answer. After the first answer has been dealt with, every player will go around and give their answer to the same question, continuing the debate until the group decides its time to move on.
  3. Teams: The players can divide themselves into groups and every question gets answered as if 2 or more people were present in the scenario.
  4. You decide: Conflicted: The Survival Card game can be modified to be played however you see fit.

This game is all about the journey, not the destination, as you’ll find out the first time you play it. This game was designed to show you the areas where you need to improve in order to survive a collapse of modern civilization. The goal of Conflicted: The Survival Card Game is to see how far someone is willing to go in order to survive, without losing what makes us all human.