Mafia Playing Cards

Illustration // Friday, February 10, 2012
A deck of cards, illustrated and designed by Moscow, Russia based artist Dima Je. 'Mafia is a party game, modelling a battle between an informed minority and an uninformed majority. Players are secretly assigned roles: either "mafia", who know each other; or "townspeople", who know only the number of mafia amongst them. In the game's "night" phase the mafia covertly 'murder' a townsperson.'