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Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 8:30 am | Updated: 11:07 am, Fri Sep 20, 2013.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Politics has never

been so much fun! A Louisville entrepreneur has turned headlines into

happy times with his whimsical creation, Obamacare - The Game.

"Unlike Congress, you don't have to play Obamacare to know what's in

it," mused game creator Jack LeFeber. "Whatever your politics, you'll

love the creative insanity that only a government bureaucracy can

cobble together. It's fun, educational and a little scary, all at the

same time."

With wry humor, LeFeber has taken the staggering complexity of the

more than 10,000-page Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and

transformed it into a satirical board game that perfectly skewers

legislative absurdity and partisan infighting.

Obamacare - The Game features a colorful layout, creative action

cards, and a style of play that humorously points out the impact the

health care overhaul will have on the American middle class. Players

can choose to be Democrats, Republicans, Tea Party, Green Party or

Occupy Wall Street members, as well as an added player with a distinct

advantage - The IRS. You don't have to know all the details of the

bill to enjoy the game.  Each player starts out as a small business

owner (except the Occupy Wall Streeters, who are unemployed). Along

the way, you are taxed, troubled, hospitalized, or may even fall

victim to a Death Panel as you make your way across the board.

"We may have added some funny exaggerations in the game," adds LeFeber

with a smile. "But since the original bill was brought to you by the

same folks who so efficiently manage the US Postal Service, Social

Security Trust Fund, recent Bank Bailouts, and soon-to-be

$17,000,000,000,000.00 in government debt, you know the game is rigged

against us from the start."

LeFeber is currently employing a Kickstarter campaign to fund the

innovative board game's production, with numerous benefits for those

who support the project in various pledge amounts. The campaign runs

through October 10, 2013. The game will be made in Louisville, KY, so

it will be taxed and troubled like any other small business in

America. LeFeber considers it his way of playing along with an

increasingly crazy system.

If you'd like to pledge support for Obamacare - The Game, the game and

related merchandise can be ordered exclusively through Kickstarter via

www.obamacaregame.com.

Contact: Jack LeFeber 502-417-2250

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