Prove your faith. Bid for divine favour. Sacrifice citizens to save your culture in a game of calculated risk and deadly fanaticism.

Petition is a card game by Seth Kenlon with art by Nikolai Mamashev. In it, players petition four fantasy gods, or act as godless heathens, to dominate the cultures of their neighbouring societies.

Petition uses a unique bidding mechanic to appeal to the gods: when a player bids for a god's blessing, other players may challenge the petition with an offering of their own. Each bid is a combination of prayer beads and cards, so when the bids are revealed, the gods weigh faith against action, and favour the player who has demonstrated the best mix of each.

Petition is a 2 to 6 player game, with a bonus solo game mod.

Buy a copy today, and then watch our tutorial videos to learn how to play.

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Open source

Petition is open source. That means you can use everything we've created to create your own games.

Got a cool idea for a game? Need art? Visit our Git repository and get the art. Learn layout from the Scribus files for the rulebook and the Inkscape files for our cards. Everything we produce is free to use, share, and redistribute with no obligation but to give credit where it's due and to guarantee the same rights for people learning from your game.

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