Dice Hate Me is offering more pun-ishing send-ups of common game mechanics in three new card games releasing in December: Time Management: The Time Management Game, Trick-Taking: The Trick-Taking Game, and Traitor Mechanic: The Traitor Mechanic Game.

Like last year’s tongue-in-cheek Deck Building: The Deck Building Game and Unpub: The Unpublished Card Game (see “Dice Hate Me Releasing Two Mini Meta Games”), the new titles are combination jokes and playable games designed to poke fun at some of the more common game mechanics.

Created by Nat Levan (New Bedford), Time Management:  The Time Management Game is about protecting the integrity of the space-time continuum.  Players must complete their projects using their temporal workers to manage space and time while conserving as much of their time as possible.  MSRP is $19.95.

Trick-Taking:  The Trick-Taking Game, designed by Bob West (Meeples to the Mothership) and Tovarich Pizann (Spy Guys), presents a contest between budding stage magicians.  During their week-long rehearsal, the magicians spy on each other looking for ways to out-do each other or steal each other’s tricks, hoping to create the most impressive show.  MSRP is $9.95.

Rounding out the trio of new titles is Traitor Mechanic: The Traitor Mechanic Game from Christopher Badell (Sentinels of the Multiverse) and Peter C. Hayward.  In this game, disloyal auto mechanics try to sabotage the repairs at Slim’s Auto Shop for the benefit of a rival repair shop.  MSRP is $19.95.