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How to Download the Cattle Breeding Democs Game

If you would like to explore these issues and have a group of friends, neighbours, family or workmates who'd like to have a go, you have two options. You can download the cards here, free, and print them out for yourself. The game is also available in a limited number of hard copies in a small box, with all the cards and full instructions. It's free, as part of the EC research project. Send us your address and we'll post it to you.

Downloading the cards

You can download the whole game from this website, free, and print it out for yourself. There are 11 files to download, or you can download them all as a zip file.BovReg_Democs_Files.zip

Instructions (1 booklet)
Consent form (1 per player)
Participant Information Sheet (1 per player)

Story Cards (1 set of 8 cards)
Information Cards
(1 set of 32 cards on 4 A4 pages)
Issue Cards
(1 set of 36 cards on 5 A4 pages)

Cluster Cards (1 set of 4 cards on 1 A4 page)
Voting Sheets
(3 A4 sheets, 1 per game)
Group Feedback Form (1 per game, filled for the group in by the dealer)

These two set of cards are not essential to run the game, but can help:
Yellow cards
Blank cards

Printing the cards

Having downloaded the 11 files, you will need to print them out. The Information and Issue Cards printouts will  then need to be cut them into individual cards. A guillotine may help The Instruction Booklet, Voting sheets, Feedback form, Consent form and Participant Information Sheet can be printed on ordinary paper. For Yellow and Blank cards you can just use a blank yellow and a white card, respectively, and cut it to size.

We suggest that the Information, Issue and Story Cards can be printed one of two ways :

  • Printing in black and white on to card of 120 - 160 gsm weight, using pale green card for Info Cards; pale blue for Issue Cards; pink for Story Cards, and white for Cluster Cards
  • Printing these cards in colour on semi-gloss photo paper.

If you want to Play it Again? - the Extra Cards you'll need

If you have played the game and want to play it again with another group of people, you can re-use the Story, Information and Issue Cards, and the Instructions, but you will need to print out 4 new Cluster Cards, 8 Voting Sheets (1 each per player), and a Group Feedback form. You can Download them here:

Cluster Cards (1 set of 4 cards on 1 A4 page)
Voting Sheets
(3 A4 sheets, 8 per game)
Group Feedback form(1 per game, filled for the group in by the dealer)

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