“Snake Oil” involves pitching crazy products to all types of wacky customers, which are role played by a new player each round. The game includes 72 unique customer types, and each customer has its own card. For us, choosing these customers was no easy feat, and it involved a lot of people’s input!
Almost immediately after starting to design, Pat had the idea of using the snake as a mascot on all of the customer cards and changing the snake’s costume and surroundings to reflect that customer. It was brilliant and also a ton of work. But it was time well spent; in my opinion the customer cards are a major highlight of the game. Here are a few of them:
Just as for the box, the colors here are not quite accurate. They are much brighter in print.