How To Play

Welcome to

How To Play

The objective of the game is to race around the 5x5 board by building a path to each of the corners. All while backstabbing your fellow players by manipulating the tiles laid out in strategic ways.

It’s quite literally “rat-race, the board game.”

The gameplay is somewhat like a mix of…

Click here for the full rulebook PDF!


Gameplay at a glance

Build your career path to the Bosses and the Promotion

Earn Influence at the company by working on Projects

Use Office Politics to screw over your fellow employees


Playthrough and how-to-play videos


More details

Bosses overseeing you accomplish your Projects as you move forward in your career. Bosses overseeing you accomplish your Projects as you move forward in your career.

Bosses overseeing you accomplish your Projects as you move forward in your career.

You traverse the office by laying down Project Cards to build out a collective career path–what path you choose to take is totally up to you. Remember though, any cards laid down can also be utilized by your fellow coworkers so place the Project Cards carefully. Together with the u̶n̶w̶i̶t̶t̶i̶n̶g̶ help of your coworkers, you can forge your path to the coveted promotion!

Use a myriad of Office Politics to advance your own career or sabotage others! Use a myriad of Office Politics to advance your own career or sabotage others!

Use a myriad of Office Politics to advance your own career or sabotage others!

Use Office Politics Cards to advance your own career goals or to sabotage those around you. You’ll find that an employee who successfully utilizes Office Politics will go very far here at Sysifus Corp.

Chaining together multiple Office Politics Cards to create advantages schemes is the bread and butter of the culture here at Sysifus Corp. The more cards you can chain together in a combo, the further your career advances.

Click here for the full rulebook PDF!