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Mantis

Collect and steal color sets to prevail

Min

2

Max

6

Ideal:

5

Player Interaction:

1 vs. 1

Round:

15

15

Game:

To Play:

To Facilitate:

Easy

Easy

To Customize:

Medium

Mechanics:

Action Choice, Chance, Collection, Memory, Observation, Resource Management, Turn-based,

Dynamics:

Attention, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Organization, Risk-taking, Strategy Development,

HOW TO PLAY

Play Personalities

Competitor, Collector,

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

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?

Think

Position the reflection around rational planning and communication methods: Q - Did this game illuminate any patterns in how you give and receive information? Q - How might it be helpful to know the preferences and tendencies of your colleagues? Q - Could your team benefit from additional or more diverse perspectives?

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