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Designer cards reveal 7 words you can never say

A house party favourite, Cards Against Humanity have provoked laughs ranging from shocked chuckles to table thumping guffaws out of players all over the world.

Its simple gameplay, players compete to make the most amusing (and usually horrific) phrase or sentence with their hand, is reflected in the cards' stripped down design. Each is either a solid back or white, with letters printed in Helvetica.

But now the cards reveal they're not entirely against humanity after all, as the makers have teamed up with the Chicago Design Museum to release a redesigned deck inspired by comedian George Carlin's 'Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television.' Sales from the cards will benefit the not-for-profit design gallery.

cards against humanity design pack

The new deck was created by 30 designers

30 designers chipped in to create the Design Pack, including Milton Glaser, Erik Spiekermann and Paula Scher.

redesigned cards

redesigned cards

Via It's Nice That

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Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.