The Mind: Most polarizing card game of the year?
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When I first heard The Mind described, it didn’t make sense. This little German game has players cooperate to play cards from their hands in ascending order, without talking—and that’s about it. The concept sounds farcical in its simplicity, particularly when paired with the amount of furor the game has generated.
Then I played the thing, and it wouldn’t get out of my head.