game design

Brighton therapist designs chat-based card game with family’s help

BRIGHTON — Lindsay Gray was planning a trip with her “girl tribe” in Traverse City when an idea occurred to her; a new game, designed to get friends talking.

Gray, of Brighton, hadn’t spent much time with others during the COVID-19 pandemic, and was looking forward to reconnecting with her friends, “The Girly Pops.”

“I thought, why don’t I write different questions on cards that go a little deeper than surface level?” Gray said.

The concept “worked like magic.” The group went through the cards at their own pace, sharing things about themselves and laughing together.

“Having those little cards

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