Programming deck

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Programming
Designers Kevan, Nik, Raven and Tyrethali
Date 13th March 2002
Players 2+
This is a playable deck - it's finished, tested and ready to play.
To play Dvorak: Draw five cards each and leave the rest as a draw pile. On your turn, draw a card from the draw pile and play one Thing and/or one Action. (See the full rules.)
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Program arbitrarily complicated software before someone else does. Also has a russian translation - Programming deck (Russian).

Special Rules

Bugs

Bugs may be played into the possession of any player.

Software Completion

The Things owned by a player represent their Software - if their Software has five Features and no Bugs, its programmer immediately wins the game.

Card List

User-Friendly Interface
Thing - Feature
Card by Raven
3D Graphics
Thing - Feature
Card by Kevan
SMS Messaging
Thing - Feature
Card by Kevan
"Extra Gore" Setting
Thing - Feature
Card by Kevan
Urgent Security Fix
Action
Remove a Security Bug. Roll a D6 and subtract 3; Players take turns in playing Bugs from their hand onto your Software to that count.
Card by Nik
Typo
Thing - Bug
You may take an action to destroy Typo.
Card by Kevan
Autosave
Thing - Feature
You may discard a card to prevent any of your Features from being destroyed by any effect.
Card by Tyrethali
Missing Squiggly Bracket
Thing - Bug
You may not play further Features.
Card by Raven
Security Bug
Thing - Bug
While in play, each Player may use their Action to flip a coin; heads, destroy a Feature, tails, play a Bug on your Software.
Card by Nik
Annoying Sounds
Thing
May be played as a Feature or a Bug.
Card by Tyrethali
Under Pressure
Action
Draw a card for each Bug your Software has.
Card by Kevan
Open Source
Thing - Feature
Any Opponent may take an Action to play a Bug onto your Software. Action: Destroy a Bug in your Software.
Card by Kevan
3 AM Coding Marathon
Action
Draw and reveal five cards. Put all Features and Bugs into play under your control. Discard the rest.
Card by Tyrethali
Virus
Thing - Bug
When you destroy Virus, you may give control of it to an opponent.
Card by Kevan
Pizza and Soda
Action
Draw two cards. You may play one extra card of any type this turn.
Card by Tyrethali
Creature Feep
Action
Draw a card. Play all Features and Bugs in your hand onto your Software.
Card by Nik
Testing Stage
Action
Each Player draws a card for each Feature they control, then discard a card at random for each Bug they control.
Card by Tyrethali
Evasive Error Messages
Thing - Feature
You may ignore one of your Bugs when determining victory.
Card by Kevan
Temporary Fix
Action
Return any Bug in play to an opponent's hand.
Card by Tyrethali
Overnight Self-Repair
Action
Each Player may destroy 'x' Bugs, where 'x' is the number of Bugs in the least-buggy piece of Software.
Card by Kevan
White Hat
Action
Each Player flips a coin; heads, they may remove a Bug from their Software.
Card by Nik
Black Hat
Action
Each Player must play a Bug from their hand onto their Software, or discard a card at random.
Card by Nik
New Team Lead
Action
A selected opponent misses their turn.
Card by Raven
Care and Attention
Action
Choose a Player - they must reveal their hand, and discard all Bugs from it.
Card by Kevan
Market Forces
Action
Destroy a Feature.
Card by Kevan
Skinning
Thing - Feature
If you have any Bugs in your hand, you must playone onto your own Software when you play this.
Card by Raven
Out of Memory
Thing - Bug
Whenever you play a Feature, destroy a Feature you control.
Card by Kevan
Abandon Ship
Action
Destroy any number of Features you control. Destroy an equal number of Bugs.
Card by Kevan
Buyout
Action
Destroy all Features and Bugs you control. Put one Feature into play from your hand, if you have one.
Card by Raven
Feature Freeze
Action
No Features or Bugs may be played on a chosen Player for 2 turns.
Card by Nik
Easter Egg
Thing - Feature
Card by Tyrethali
Spell-Checker
Thing - Feature
Card by Kevan
Assembly Guru
Thing - Feature
Tiny, fast product! When played, draw a card
Card by Nik
Useful Online Documentation
Thing - Feature
Card by Raven
Self-Correcting AI
Thing - Feature
Play only if there are no Bugs in your code. You may not play Bugs, and Bugs may not be played on you.
Card by Tyrethali
Carefully Documented Development
Thing - Feature
You must use an Action when you play a Feature. You may use an Action to draw a card.
Card by Raven
Enthusiastic Paper-Clip
Thing - Feature
When you play this card, discard your hand out of shame.
Card by Kevan
Disasterous Design Flaws
Thing - Bug
Action: Destroy one of your Features, to destroy this card.
Card by Kevan
File Not Found
Thing - Bug
When you play a Feature, you may destroy this card.
Card by Kevan