December 1, 2016

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: How to Collect Politicians like Pokémon

[one_full last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]This article was originally published in VICE on [/fusion_text][separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””][fusion_code]PG9iamVjdCBhbGlnbj0ibWlkZGxlIj48aWZyYW1lIHNyYz0iLy9jZG5hcGkua2FsdHVyYS5jb20vcC8xODYyNTAxL3NwLzE4NjI1MDEwMC9lbWJlZElmcmFtZUpzL3VpY29uZl9pZC8zMTkzNTExMS9wYXJ0bmVyX2lkLzE4NjI1MDE/aWZyYW1lZW1iZWQ9dHJ1ZSZwbGF5ZXJJZD1rYWx0dXJhXzEmZW50cnlfaWQ9MF91OWxvZzJ1NiZmbGFzaHZhcnNbc3RyZWFtZXJUeXBlXT1hdXRvIiB3aWR0aD0iNTYwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjM5NSIgYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIHdlYmtpdGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiBtb3pBbGxvd0Z1bGxTY3JlZW4gZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiPjwvaWZyYW1lPjwvb2JqZWN0Pg==[/fusion_code][/one_full][separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””][two_third last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]GOTTA CATCH ‘EM ALL: HOW TO COLLECT POLITICIANS LIKE POKÉMON
It’s sort of like Pokémon, but involves Canadian politicians. Created by two researchers at Concordia University, Cabinet Shuffle aims to get students interested in federal politics. The creators got the idea after watching Justin Trudeau pick his cabinet last year. Players must have a balanced hand that includes gender equality, experience and regional representation. Simon Coutu tried his hand at the game with the creators.[/fusion_text][/two_third]