Member of the Visual Assembly Fabian Tompsett told about a board game called “Clinic for profit.”
here is the desription:
Your Town Center is flourishing, but as the city grows, the need for emergency medical care grows with it. Fortunately, you and your business partners have the wherewithal to build a clinic to help those in need of more than first aid. You quickly get a pre-admissions facility built to help process and route the different cases into the appropriate queues. Unfortunately, just before groundbreaking, your differing views of the ideal clinic cause a schism between you, and you go your separate ways, with patients already lining up in pre-admissions. Each of you decides to build the clinic of your dreams, trying to hire doctors, nurses, and maintenance staff, and build new modules, specialized services, and even parking, in order to meet the needs of the patients ailing in pre-admissions.
This is your Clinic! Build it however you like to give patients the care they need, so you can make your Clinic the most popular one in town!
Possible exhaustive list of differences between the Deluxe edition and previous edition:
– The rules have been totally rewritten
– The rules offer two sets up for beginners and experts
– The rules include a solo variant
– Many bonuses and penalties have been changed such as when a Patient dies in your hospital, the turn order has been updated and clarified
– The box includes a bag of wooden laser cut meeples for the cars, the doctors, the staff and the nurses
I thought it was an exciting way to demonstrate what the privatization of medicine could actually mean. How could it look in practice?
Obviously, such a scenario can mean incredible opportunities not only for nosy dealers to enrich themselves, but also for artists to demonstrate the real horrors of privatization.
On the other hand, our comrade’s proposal is also interesting because apart from the public project of the Visual Assembly, there may be other methods of art intervention: board games, theatrical productions, costume processions and much more.
We welcome and support all creative people and are ready to help as much as we can!