Interview at The Player’s Aid: Gandhi

Bruce Mansfield is in the process of developing Gandhi, a new COIN system game that covers the exit of Britain from India, 1917-47. This is his first “large game” and takes the system in a new but for me inevitable direction: the incorporation of nonviolence into a violent situation. I say inevitable because I have always felt that the COIN system would do well in any number of power-politics situations; it doesn’t always have to be about an actual war.

The game made its P500 point extremely quickly, in just over 24 hours, and I am one of the people on the preorder list. The game will probably be out next summer if all goes well and I’m very interested to see what develops.

Anyway, the interview, per Grant Kleinheinz’s usual style, is extensive and detailed and will tell you all you want to know about the game in its present state:

https://theplayersaid.com/2017/05/01/interview-with-bruce-mansfield-designer-of-gandhi-the-decolonization-of-british-india-1917-1947-by-gmt-games/

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7 Responses to Interview at The Player’s Aid: Gandhi

  1. Grant says:

    Thanks for sharing the interview Brian! I know I have interviewed you out….

  2. Grant says:

    I didn’t see that comment. Perhaps it is hung up in customs between Canada and the US?

  3. Roger Beatson says:

    Thanks for the ‘heads up’ about the Gandhi game Brian. It looks like a fascinating subject and a nice little nod to A Distant Plain in the interview as well.
    Roger

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