Cadences: The Story of a Distance and Its Pair is an asymmetrical storytelling game for two.
Together, players create the story of a relationship’s life, from the moment of its conception until the moment it ends. Maybe your Pair will be a cashier and a customer, a parent and child, two members of a five-person polycule, best friends, or even mortal enemies*.
*Enemies to lovers? Enemies to lovers!
In Cadences, there are two roles for the players: The Distance and The Pair.
The Distance is ever-shifting and mysterious. Playing The Distance means seeking to find words and metaphors to describe something abstract and mutable.
The Pair is human and flawed. Playing The Pair means playing a grounding, concrete role in contrast to the metaphorical and amorphous nature of the Distance.