Like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be recovered, so we must die. But God does not take away life; instead, he devises ways so that a banished person may not remain estranged from him. 2 Sam 14:14
As simple as the mechanics are, this game is all about side agreements and containign the leader. If you don't work together (for a time) you'll lose. That's what makes this game interesting, trying to work the other two players against each other, so you can win!