Northeastern University student Jerry Spatch has created a card game that could really help any aspiring MC work on their freestyling ability.

Going off the top is something of a lost art these days, and Vers: The Rap Game is trying to bring it back. The game works by players drawing two cards — one theme card, and one card that has three rhyming words on it that a player must use. The game features 400 cards. We’re no maths geniuses but we’re pretty sure that comes to a whole lot of combinations — meaning the game should have a great shelf-life.

Spatch has set up a Kickstarter to help him produce the game, and he’s already halfway toward his target of $10,000. If you’re thinking about investing in the game, a pledge of $25 or more will get you a copy.

For a pledge of $3,000, Jerry will visit you (provided you live in the Continental US) and you’ll get some tea together.

Also, if the Kickstarter passes $100,000, Spatch Games promises to host a ballet that will be broadcast “to the entire world.”

Writing on the Kickstarter page, Spatch explained how he came up with the idea for Vers:

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