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Human Era is a 4-10 player social deduction game where you and your crew are aboard the last time machine to save space and time from the chaos unleashed by the haphazard time traveling of humans. However, among your crew are machines and cyborgs disguised as humans with their own goals in mind. Achieve your goal of repairing or destroying the space-time continuum before fuel runs out!

Immediately following humans' discovery of time travel, time began to fall apart along with the rest of civilization (great job!). You are all aboard the last time machine, but you are a mixed crew. Most of you are humans, set on repairing the damage your meddling has caused. However, two other races have disguised themselves as humans to sneak aboard your ship to accomplish their own sinister goals. The machines from the horrific future are bent on chaos to preserve their existence. The cyborgs from the near future, half-human half-machine, play both sides of order and chaos to achieve their own goals.

Since the time machine was invented by humans, it is unsurprisingly experiencing technical difficulties - notably the main controls. Landing in one of six eras, the crew needs to democratically decide which members are best equipped to repair time by returning beings to their appropriate eras.

Every copy of Human Era comes with...

  • 1x really pink box
  • 1x pink die
  • 1x board
  • 1x scoretracker
  • 66x being cards
  • 10x identity cards
  • 1x die cut cardboard wrench
  • 1x die cut cardboard nut
  • 1x rulesheet

Human Era begins by handing out secret identity cards. Depending on the number of players, the amount of identities, hand size, and team size vary.

Each round, the pilot rolls a die to determine the era the time machine is traveling to. The pilot then selects a crew, and everyone votes. If the vote passes, the crew combines one card each, the cards are shuffled, and then placed down into that era. Paradoxes and chain reactions resolve, and the pilot tracker is passed clockwise.

To learn more about paradoxes, chain reactions, and the meaning of life, we recommend you just watch the video below. But if you are some futuristic wizard who enjoys reading, here are the instructions. 

 

 

 

C:\>DIR X:
Not ready. Human Error.
Abort, Retry, Fail?_

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Lay Waste Games was founded by Jake Given, Zach Given, Nick Nazzaro, and Jonathan Ritter-Roderick. We formed in 2014 with the sole goal of making Dragoon a reality. In 2015, that came true thanks to 1,295 amazing Kickstarter backers. And in 2017, the expansion to Dragoon became possible because of 3,627 Kickstarter backers!

We have a number of games planned for the future, and hope you will come along for the journey.

MUSIC CREDIT: With permission, Bang Camaro, "Swallow The Razor", "Push Push Lady Lightning"

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Lay Waste Games has successfully funded two major games on Kickstarter. In the unlikely event that there are delays or production problems, we have the experience to address them. Our team is dedicated to tackle any problem that might come our way, and communicate with backers clearly. Producing a high end product and getting it into your hands is our priority.

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