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Dead of Winter is a tabletop board game published by Plaid Hat Games in 2014. It is a thematic and cooperative psychological survival game set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by zombies. In the game, 2-5 players take on the roles of survivors trying to survive a harsh winter in a small colony. The majority of humanity has either died or turned into flesh-craving monsters.

Each player leads a faction of survivors, and the game revolves around making difficult decisions to ensure the survival of the colony. Players must work together to complete the main objective, which is the group's common victory condition. However, each player also has a personal secret objective that they need to fulfill to achieve individual victory. These personal objectives can range from harmless psychological ticks to dangerous obsessions that may jeopardize the main mission or even seek vengeance against the colony.

The game features a strong narrative element and emphasizes the moral dilemmas and psychological struggles faced by the survivors. Players must manage resources, resolve crises, fend off zombies, and maintain the colony's morale. Dead of Winter offers a variety of challenging and thematic gameplay decisions, often forcing players to choose between what's best for the group and what's best for themselves.

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