Dvorak is a card game where all of the cards start out blank;
players choose a theme, make up enough cards to get started, shuffle
and deal, then add further cards to the game as the game progresses.
It provides you with enough rules to start a game, but leaves the
theme and the depth up to you.
You can use it as a skeleton for making a solid and standalone
card game, you can play it as an experimental or cut-throat Nomic,
you can use it to kill half an hour drawing silly pictures and
forcing your friends to make drinks, you can throw together an
amusing card game based on your favourite film or sport or
in-joke—it's blank cardboard, it's fairly multipurpose.
Dvorak—A Nomic Card
Sounds a lot like 1000 Blank White
Cards only there is a structure and the decks have a more
coherent theme to them than your typical 1000 Blank White Card deck (well, as “typical” as
a 1000 Blank White Card deck can ever be), but like all Nomic based games, the rules are fluid
enough to change—if you so want.
The Time Cube Deck
looks fun, although it won't make much since unless you read the site it's based on (warning: Crank Dot Net labels that site
as “illucid”—and for good
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