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Word on the Street

Spell your way to victory

Min

2

Max

10

Ideal:

4

Player Interaction:

Many vs. Many

Round:

30

15

Game:

To Play:

To Facilitate:

Easy

Easy

To Customize:

Easy

Mechanics:

Area Management, Collection, Cooperative, Head-to-Head, Limited Action, Memory, Race, Real-time, Simultaneous Action, Trivia, Wordplay,

Dynamics:

Adaptability, Application, Critical Thinking, Goal Setting, Growth Mindset, Initiative, Multitasking, Organization, Problem Solving, Skill-building, Strategy Development, Teamwork,

HOW TO PLAY

Play Personalities

Joker, Competitor,

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

> Create your own topic cards > Adjust the win condition for letter tiles > Battle simultaneously with best word (longest, highest scoring, etc) getting to move tiles

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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