Debtzilla: The Board Game is a superhero co-operative board game that puts players in the role of a secret identity superhero, who has to manage his finances as a common salaryman during the day, and combating villains at night. At the end of the game, the players have to defeat Debtzilla as the final boss in order to win the game. The game is making use of the superhero theme to bring out essential financial lessons and here are 5 of the important ones:

1) Savings is Important

Unlike Robert Kiyosaki’s Cashflow game which requires players to make use of a complex income statement, Debtzilla redesigns the balance sheet into a simple 5 card system whereby each card represents 20% of the player’s income.

For example, in a typical draw like the above, you as a player will get 5 cards that symbolize what a working adult’s income might end up to be – 40% of comfort expenses (aka Luxury Card), 40% loan …