A traditional boardgame…

JUST in time for the annual parades and riots comes ‘Re-Route: The Marching Season Game’, covering “10 weeks during the 12th July Orange Marches in Northern Ireland when passions and sectarianism are inflamed”. Game inventor Dave explains that the crux of the game is in judicious playing of cards: The Loyalists play a March card in Armagh – will you, as the RUC player, allow it to go ahead and risk a Republican Riot; or do you Re-Route that March and risk a Loyalist reaction that may itself provoke a worse Republican reaction? Should have kept that Tear-Gas card…