Young Lebanese creators invent a board game that retraces Lebanese life, and which is sold internationally
Machrou3 Ra2is - A game of corruption" is a board game inspired by the "thaoura" of 2019, which invites players to step into the shoes of Lebanese activists as they struggle for control of the country.
The team behind "Machrou3 Ra2is - A game of corruption" consists of Benoit Khayat, the original author who came up with the idea, Jean Michel Chemaly, the co-author and producer of the game, Nathalie Chemaly, co-producer, and Rana Zaher, the artistic director and illustrator.
In an interview with Info3, Benoit Khayat explains that this board game allows players to discover the complex political landscape of Lebanon and addresses issues such as corruption, responsibility, and justice, which have become even more urgent in recent times.
Players must develop strategies and make difficult decisions as they struggle for control of districts and ultimately seek to win the presidential election.
As Lebanon struggles with its ongoing financial crisis, political vacuum, and social unrest, "Machrou3 Ra2is - A game of corruption" offers a captivating new way to understand the complexities of the country's political landscape and have fun at the same time.