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Poetry for Neanderthals

Grunt one-syllable poetry to win eloquently

Min

2

Max

12

Ideal:

6

Player Interaction:

1 vs. 1

Round:

15

15

Game:

To Play:

To Facilitate:

Easy

Easy

To Customize:

Easy

Mechanics:

Chance, Collection, Deduction, Improvisation, Limited Action, Real-time, Turn-based, Wordplay,

Dynamics:

Adaptability, Attention, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Cultural Intelligence, Feedback, Goal Setting, Grit, Growth Mindset, Innovation, Listening, Organization, Problem Solving, Public Speaking, Resourcefulness, Responsiveness, Skill-building, Strategy Development, Teamwork, Time Management,

HOW TO PLAY

Play Personalities

Joker, Explorer, Competitor, Director, Storyteller,

As a Physical Game

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As a Digital Game

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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

> More Cards Box expansion > Team clue-givers alternate words

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?

How

Position the reflection around pathways and resources for accomplishing goals and future growth: Q - How did the team organize itself around the rules and objectives? Q - Did conflict or miscommunication affect the game? How might you address that for next time? Q - Would more time, people, or resources have shifted the team's approach? How so?

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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