The Game Board
In the Beginning…
Like the path through human history, The Game of Humanity starts at the Beginning of Time — either a moment before the Big Bang some 13.7 billion years ago, or just before God created the Heavens and the Earth according to the Book of Genesis.
It continues through the emergence of Homo sapiens several hundred thousand years ago to the present day, when humans rule the Earth — for better or worse.
Most of the steps along the path mark significant developments in human history in the areas of science, industry, culture, exploration, transportation, communication — and violence.
Other spaces (those with brighter colors) represent eras, ages, revolutions, and other major phases in human history. Landing on these spaces triggers “Human Nature Challenges” between players, as described later in this Guide.