Microaggression Cards

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Documented Appropriation

The picture your aunt posted of you in kindergarten with a tiny sombrero and magic marker Frito Bandito mustache has gone viral.

DIVERSITY

Base Game

References?

Your Childhood.

 


Hostile Work Environment

Your Organization is underrepresented in some fashionable demographic.

DIVERSITY

Base Game

References?

Angery meme, identity politics generally.

 


Milk

You might not like it, but this is the face of White Nationalism.

DIVERSITY

Base Game

References?

“Me Ne Frigo” is a reference to Italian Fascist slogan “Me Ne Frego” (I don’t care.)  Frigo Is Italian for refrigerator.  It’s just silly.

Also on the carton are the Confederate bars and the blood drop from the KKK flag (except white.)

Card text is taken from an actual Huffington Post article.

 


Minority Girlfriend

Are you sure this relationship is based on mutual affection rather than systemic oppression?  Can you prove it?

DIVERSITY

Base Game

References?

Reference to how interracial relationships are seen simultaneously as both oppressive and progressive by the left.  Notes included in bento lunches read “我爱你亲爱的” (I love you dear) and “日死你全家” (I hope your whole family burns to death.) 

No one said this had to make sense.

 


My Eyes Are Up Here

Your gaze lingered just a split second too long.  On xir breasts.  Or butt.  Or abs.  Or fursuit.  Or whatever your particular thing is.

IDENTITY

Base Game

References?

Male gaze.  See also raep.

 


You’re Prettier When You Smile

Eh never mind actually

IDENTITY

Base Game

References?

The Sexism of Telling Women to Smile

 

 


Manspreading

If your balls are hot just wear a skirt.

IDENTITY

Base Game

References?

Google image search “speculum.”  Make sure mom is not standing behind you. 

 


Exclusionary Mechanics

Girls would like this game much more if it were less intellectual.  No I didn’t think about that before I said it, why do you ask?

IDENTITY

Base Game

References?

Reference to the SJW movement to make gaming more inclusive by making it less intellectual.  Picture is of a 20 sided dice with Sanskrit numerals.  Background is the Voynich manuscript.  Because intellectual.

 


Chicken Sandwich

Eleven saints and prophets in every bite.

ECONOMICS

Base Game

References?

Our Lord & Savior Chick Fil A.  Pullus Vult (chicken wills it) is a play Deus Vult (God wills it.)

 


That Damned Frog Meme

Sometimes a cartoon is just a cartoon.  And sometimes it’s a big googly-eyed swastika.

ECONOMICS

Base Game

References?

Clown pepe.

 


Kafka’s Trial

You little shit, you’re in it now.  I hope they throw away the key.

ECONOMICS

Base Game

References?

Reference to The Trial by Franz Kafka, in which the protagonist throughout the course of the story never finds out what he is accused of.  Card text and crossed hammers insignia taken from Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

 


Third Summer House

Sorry, No Refunds.

ECONOMICS

Base Game

References?

Bernie Sanders Summer Camp.

 


Threatening Hand Gestures

But I’m Italian!

POLITICS

Base Game

References?

Reference to a famous incident at Evergreen State College in 2017 in which the president of the university complied with a demand from student protesters not to move his hands when he spoke because they found it threatening.

Pictured is the white power “OK” symbol loved by president Obama.

Italians they a love a to move a they hands a when they a talk.

 


3rd Party Candidate

Thanks for splitting the progressive vote, asshole.

POLITICS

Base Game

References?

Either Ralph Nader or Jill Stein, depending on the year.

 


Teapot That Looks Like Hitler

How about a trigger warning shitlord?

POLITICS

Base Game

References?

In 2013 Redditors pointed out that a JC Penney billboard featured a tea kettle that kind of resembled Adolf Hitler if you are both blind and crazy.  Huffington Post and Buzzfeed reported the story with complete credulity.

 


Russian Bots

Cheeki Breeki Beepski Boopski

POLITICS

Base Game

References?

Reference to the army of robots that elected fascist dictator Donald Trump.

The meaning of the phrase “А ну, чики-брики и в дамки”, which Cheeki Breeki is derived from, is related to the board game of checkers – one of the favorite pastimes of Russian inmates – and is also part of a Russian nursery rhyme. The expression Cheeki Breeki alone can mean that’s everything’s OK.

Heraldry includes elements of the Romanov family crest and the flag of principality of Muscovy.

 

Roof Koreans

Gun culture has always been about white supr–Oh wait.

DIVERSITY

Problematic Expansion

References?

In the 1992 Rodney King riots Korean store owners in South Central LA defended their businesses by sniping from the rooftops. 

I started this meme.

 

Culturally Sensitive Blackface

Your with is granted!  Long live Justin!

DIVERSITY

Problematic Expansion

References?

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau as Jambi the Genie from Pee Wee’s Playhouse.

 

Wax My Balls, Bigot

Watch me dazzle like a diamond in the rough.  Strut my stuff, my stuff is so shiny.

IDENTITY

Problematic Expansion

References?

In 2019 brave transpersyn Jessica Yaniv threatened to sue beauticians who refused to give her a Brazillian on her giant nuts.

Graphic is Dr. Zog’s world famous Sex Wax for surfboards.

Card text is lyrics from Moana’s Shiny.

 

Conversion Therapy

The power of prayer boosted by 50,000 volts.

IDENTITY

Problematic Expansion

References?

Reference to Vice President Mike Pence.

 

Actually, It’s About Ethics

Review my crap indie game, I’ll totally make it worth your while.

ECONOMICS

Problematic Expansion

References?

“Actually it’s about ethics in gaming journalism” is a phrase often photoshoped onto screenshots taken from horror movies or video-games as a humorous response to the Gamergate movement, mocking the over-use of the phrase.

 

Male Power Fantasy

Why do you consistently ignore the needs of women who make up almost 3% of your audience?

ECONOMICS

Problematic Expansion

References?

Portrayals of strong women in media are empowering.  Portrayals of strong men are problematic power fantasies.

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Clean Your Lobster, Bucko

Ha, gotcha.

POLITICS

Problematic Expansion

References?

Amalgamation of three things frequently said by Dr. Jordan Peterson.  Clean your room, human society has the same hierarchical power dynamics as lobsters, and the word “bucko.”

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Problematic Crush

I’ve had like four sex dreams about Trump.  Feminists: plz tell me how to feel about this.

POLITICS

Problematic Expansion

References?

Reference to the phenomenon of feminist women being ravished by the incubus of Donald Trump in their dreams.  Card text is an actual tweet.

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