Following Cruelty I had the opportunity to partake in a private game of
So it begins, we are directed down into the room where the
The first card is taken from the deck it is read aloud, the group gasp as the first task is announced. We play around the table, the suspense building as our cards are slowly turned over. My teammate and I agree to take the cards in turn to share the hurting. I am soon made to wear a blindfold this made the experience even more intense as I sit there hearing only the sound of other players experiences.
The game continues around the table, gasps and shrieks are heard as more cards are slowly turned over. The implements on the table are used to enact whatever is displayed on the card. Resource cards start to be collected, a team just need one to go but it all changes in a flash as the opportunity to steal a card lands on the table.
Competition between players ensues until one team win. But wait, there can only be one winner. The two who were once a team now have to go head to head for the win.
As quickly as the game had started it had ended. Players relax back in their seats as duct tape, hoods and everything else are put back where they started.
We leave the room and walk back up the stairs. The thought ‘what have I just done?’ enters my head as I talk to the other players, reminiscing about the hour or so that has just passed.
What an experience HVRTING was. It is definitely not a game for everyone but for those who like to push themselves, who want to discover their limits of discomfort or just want to find out what
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