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Side Effects



2-8 Players


14 & up

Play Time

10-30 minutes

Fight your personal demons... but in a fun way.

Drug use, personal demons, wild episodes, and more. Side Effects is a "take that" card game where you race to treat all the diseases in your psyche with drugs and therapy. You'll start with 4 Disorder cards dealt face up and then take turns trying to find (or steal) the right Drug cards to treat your Disorders. But beware! Drug cards will also leave you open to receiving new Disorders from other players!
In addition to being wickedly fun to play, Side Effects is a gorgeous piece of art within itself — the gilded box contains 89 beautiful cards and an instruction booklet.

Side Effects was recognized by SXSW

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A SXSW Gamer's Voice finalist

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How to Play

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“I enjoyed everything about Side Effects."

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Michael Wright

Game critic

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