The Expected: That everyone will claim to be human.
The Excessive: The dramatic shift in pacing between the beginning of the game and the final scene.
The Exceptional: The suspense built as the game progresses, players grow weary of each other, and supplies dwindle.
The Thing offers the most devious of gamers an outlet to explore their lying techniques. The board game format is unexpected for a social deduction game but offers versatility in gameplay.
Similar Games: Dark Moon, Secret Hitler, Resistance
Recommended Player Count: 6 or more
Featured Game Mechanic: Social Deduction