Chez Goth – Live in a house of gloomy goths while collecting as much slack as possible
Steve Jackson Games
Ages 13 and up, 2-5 players
Chez Goth is a stand-alone “beer and pretzels” card game based on Steve Jackson Games’ Chez Geek (another house favorite). The artwork for Chez Goth and Chez Geek is by John Kovalic and is instantly recognizable to anyone who knows the Munchkin games or Kovalic’s popular gamer comic, Dork Towers.
It couldn’t be easier to play Chez Goth. In the game, you all live in a group house of gloomy goths. Your goal is to collect as much slack as possible. And gloom. The more gloom, the better, and you gain gloom by moping – more if you have an audience (misery loves company). You trade in gloom for slack. Reach your slack goal and you win.
In the game, you try and balance your job (e.g. video clerk, late night movie projectionist, barista), living with your kooky housemates and guests, buying life’s essentials with your paycheck (clove cigarettes, fishnets, eyeliner, absinthe), going to clubs, working on your blog, writing poetry, etc, all the while trying to collect as much slack as possible in the process. Play your cards right, and you might even get some graveyard nookie. While Chez Goth can be played alone, it can also be incorporated into Chez Geek (or related games, like Block Party and Slack Attack). A few rules have to be tweaked, but otherwise, the goths and geeks get along fine. Just keep the Corporate Drone away from Mopey Goth. Last game we played, Mopey Goth had Fake Fangs installed and he’s been dying to try them out. – Gareth Branwyn
See more photos here: http://winkfun.net/post/119277724884/chez-goth-live-in-a-house-of-gloomy-goths-while