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No stranger to creating controversy on the tabletop, Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin is back with social deduction title Secret Hitler. Here he discusses adapting history’s most reviled figure, balancing humour with tact, and how games can – and should – be political
The role card of Secret Hitler himself.

Hitler, but as a lizard-dinosaur thing. Obviously. Where did the idea for Secret Hitler come from?

We started working on Secret Hitler during the presidential primaries, and it was really striking to us how the mechanics of Secret Hitler mirrored how fascists gain power in a democracy. [Co-designers] Mike [Boxleiter] and Tommy [Maranges] were playtesting the original version of the game, and once we came across the WWII theme the whole thing came together really quickly.

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