Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr
Your latest patient has been rushed to your medical facility following a massive heart attack on a flight from Sydney to London. Can you work together to discover the truth behind Billy Kerr’s story before it’s too late?
IDEA OF THE GAME
Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr is a co-operative game where players uncover the story of a dying man during his final days. After being rushed to your facility, Billy knows he only a short time and reaches out to you, asking you to listen to what he has to say. A truly emotionally impactful game, Holding On is a deep but accessible game that tells the extraordinary story of an ordinary life. Will you be able to help Billy deal with his final regrets before it’s too late? Hard decisions will need to be made as you discover what is keeping him Holding On.
OBJECT OF THE GAME
Working together, players must keep Billy's physical state stable while also offering palliative care wherever possible. Not only does this help them to build trust, it also allows them to discover more about his past. The story unveils itself over the course of ten linked Scenarios, each with different Objectives that encourage different ways to play. You’ll quickly discover not everything is as it seems as you reach out to people from his past and have him reveal more about his troubled life.
1 Game Board
1 Shift Manager Board
39 Patient Cards
35 Partial Memory Cards 35 Clear Memory Cards 72 Narrative Cards
1 Billy Pawn
4 Player Pawns
3 Assistant Pawns
2 On-Call Assistant Pawns 24 Care Tokens
12 Stress Tokens
10 Tracking Tokens
2 Warning Tokens
1 Contact Tile