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Chickens & Blobfish

Think you can communicate with a limited vocabulary?

Min

4

Max

40

Ideal:

16

Player Interaction:

Many vs. Game

Round:

15

5

Game:

To Play:

To Facilitate:

Easy

Easy

To Customize:

Easy

Mechanics:

Asymmetry, Cooperative, Deduction, Hidden Action, Limited Action, Memory, Negotiation, Real-time, Role-playing, Simultaneous Action, Wordplay,

Dynamics:

Adaptability, Attention, Communication, Creativity, Credibility, Curiosity, Decision Making, Delegation, Emotional Intelligence, Grit, Initiative, Problem Solving, Reliability, Responsiveness, Strategy Development, Teamwork,

HOW TO PLAY

Play Personalities

Joker, Kinesthlete, Explorer, Competitor, Director,

As a Physical Game

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As a Digital Game

As an Opener

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As a Core Activity

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As a Closer

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HOW TO FACILITATE

DIY Support

Variations

> Change the words > Change numbers to some other ordering condition, like birthday or alphabetical

Pulse Check

Q - Are people having fun — smiling, laughing, in deep thought? Q - Does everyone seem open to keep playing? Are the disengaged able to be more engaged? Q - Do you hear productive strategizing about how to improve process or results?

Why

Position the reflection around goals and metrics, as well as the skills and roles to succeed: Q - Did you enjoy this game? Do others agree? Why or why not? Q - Where might you have changed your strategy or mindset to improve results? Q - When did your actions affect others in the game?

Feel

Position the reflection around sensory and emotional responses to certain options or ideas: Q - Were you satisfied with the level of engagement from your team members? Q - What made you feel respected and valued during the game? Q - When did the game have the most energy? The most tension?

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