You may not have sat down to play a board game since childhood, but if you have some free time on your hands thanks to the recession, Katie Hatz's 'Nothin' Doin': The Game of Gainful Unemployment' is one you've gotta try. The premise of the game is to achieve happiness without the doldrums of a traditional 9-to-5 job by balancing the alternative currencies of pleasure, time and money.
Strangely, 'Nothin' Doin': The Game of Gainful Unemployment' reminds me of a study our own Jeremy Gutsche consulted on with AMEX on potentialism. If that term is new to you, check out our recap below.
Potentialist Board Games
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25 Innovations for Job-Seekers
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Modernizing Classic Games