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Snake Oil

Pitch, persuade, and profit around quirky products

Min

3

Max

10

Ideal:

6

Player Interaction:

1 vs. 1

Round:

30

15

Game:

To Play:

To Facilitate:

Easy

Easy

To Customize:

Medium

Mechanics:

Asymmetry, Chance, Construction, Improvisation, Presentation, Real-time, Role-playing, Simultaneous Action, Turn-based, Voting, Wordplay,

Dynamics:

Adaptability, Application, Communication, Confidence, Creativity, Credibility, Cultural Intelligence, Feedback, Innovation, Listening, Persuasion, Positivity, Problem Solving, Professionalism, Public Speaking, Resourcefulness, Skill-building,

HOW TO PLAY

Play Personalities

Joker, Explorer, Competitor, Creator, 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

> Booster Shot, Crude Oil, Joke Juice expansions

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?

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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