Freedom is a card-driven, cooperative game for one to four
players in which the group is working for the abolitionist movement to
help bring an end to slavery in the United States. The players use a
combination of cards, which feature figures and events spanning from
Early Independence until the Civil War, along with action tokens and the
benefits of their role to impact the game.
Players need to strike the right balance between freeing slaves from
plantations in the south and raising funds which are desperately needed
to allow the group to continue their abolitionist activities as well as
strengthen the cause.
The goal is not easy and in addition to people and events that can
have a negative impact on the group's progress, there are also slave
catchers roaming the board, reacting to the movements of the slaves on
the board and hoping to catch the runaway slaves and send them back to
Through careful planning and working together, the group might see an end to slavery in their time.