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Yes. Though it's rare, some games mix up what it means to win and to lose, because why not? Games typically treat everyone as either 100% winner or 100% loser, but it doesn't have to be that way. In real life, there are many situations where you don't just win or lose, and a lot of people are satisfied if they're able to maintain their situation. For ...


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Winning and losing seems like a binary question. And at the core of this argument, you have to define what a win and a loss is. Usually, you're defining the win condition and not the lose condition (though, this isn't always the case, such as NetRunner, which has you lose the game if you take too much Grip damage or if you run out of a deck as the Corp). ...


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The problem with this question is that the answer really depends on how you define a game. A round of Saboteur (+expansion) can end in a winning team, some losing teams, and a neutral party. The winning team is awarded gold for winning, while neutral parties are awarded gold for secondary conditions. The game is then won by whoever earned the most gold in ...


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Actually there is a game wich has that kind of ending. It is called Shadow Hunter. In the beginning people get a random card (hidden for the other players) with a character on it and a win condition associated. There are three factions : Shadows : They have to "kill" all the Hunters Hunters : They have to "kill" all the Shadows Neutral : Each one has a ...


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I haven't found any and here is why I think that is. A situation such as in Nexus Ops where the game ends as soon as 1 player is eliminated could be re-imagined that the victor is the player who defeated an other and they are the loser, everyone else was just there. To me it does not sound like an enjoyable mechanic to be the actual result of a game, but ...


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Short answer: no. Games are designed to make someone win and the rest lose. That's why they are called games. There are games where all players can lose and in the same way that they all can win, Coöp games are like that. I've played a lot of games and have only found games where one can draw (eg chess, checkers, etc) but than nobody loses, not a situation ...



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