Dialect: A Game About Language and How It Dies

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A game about an isolated community, their language, and what it means for that language to be lost.

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Description

Published by Thorny Games
Distributed by Deernicorn Distro

Dialect is a game about an isolated community, their language, and what it means for that language to be lost. In this game, you’ll tell the story of the Isolation by building their language. New words will come from the fundamental aspects of the community: who they are, what they believe in, and how they respond to a changing world. Players take away both the story they’ve told and the dialect they’ve built together.

Components

  • Hard cover color book
  • Deck of language generating cards
  • Glossopoet Edition (includes hardcover book and cards) features a handmade cloth bag to keep the game book and cards, illustrated by master letterer Jill DeHaan and screen printed at Deernicorn’s workshop in Olympia WA.

 

Press

“Language can be quietly—or loudly—revolutionary in ‘Dialect,’” – Vice

We’ve never seen an RPG tell a story quite like Dialect before” – Tabletop Gaming Magazine

 

Accolades

Game of the Year – IGDN 2019
Best Tabletop Game – Indiecade Europe
Best Game – Silver Ennie

Additional information

Dimensions9 × 6 × 1 in
Format

Digital, Book+Digital, Glossopoet Edition

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