A game by Jack Suss and Chris Pastore
Artwork by Diamond Braxton
The Red Queen’s Menagerie is a card game that explores the Red Queen Hypothesis from biology. Parasites encounter Hosts and some survive depending on their traits. This game simulates fluctuations in populations over time.
This is a fun way to demonstrate complex community interactions in a classroom.
You can purchase this at The Game Crafter:
Score sheets can be downloaded here. Red Queen Tabular Score card or Red Queen Graphical Results (alternate Tabular Score card: Red Queen Tabular Score card small)
Rules can be downloaded here. The Red Queen’s Menagerie rule book
How to play video:
How to Play The Red Queen’s Menagerie from Chris Pastore on Vimeo.
Further reading on the Red Queen Hypothesis