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A Few Degrees of Warming is a hack of The Quiet Year by Avery Alder. It is a role playing  and map making game about a familiar city radically altered by climate change. Players will narrate the events of a coastal city as it struggles to overcome the many challenges presented by global warming, and work together to draw a map of the city and redraw it as it changes due to warmer and warmer temperatures.

Created for the Hot Horror Game Jam


This game depicts scenes of climate catastrophe including: starvation, human corpses, natural disasters, as well as refugees and marginalized people in crisis.

  • Players: 2-4
  • Playtime: 3-4 hours
  • Requires: A deck of playing cards with the jokers removed, at least 6 six-sided dice, 2 index cards, 2 sheets of paper, pencils and erasers.

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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

A Few Degrees of Warming Rules v 1.0.pdf 120 kB
A Few Degrees of Warming Card Codex v 1.0.pdf 106 kB
A Few Degrees of Warming Rules v 1.0 B&W.pdf 120 kB
A Few Degrees of Warming Rules v 1.0 Plain Text.txt 8 kB
A Few Degrees of Warming Card Codex v 1.0 Plain Text.txt 5 kB

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