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  • Paint The Story Point

    Posted by Slava Moskalenko on June 1st, 2016 at 10:18 am
    Purpose Demonstrate how planning and estimating with relative story points can benefit business to be more agile and transparent Timing Entire game usually take 60 minutes to run including debrief. 15 minutes – estimation 35 minutes – complete painting (each...
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  • Scrumble – an Agile board game

    Posted by Romain Trocherie on February 9th, 2015 at 12:13 pm
    Agility is completely new to you? Skeptical about applying Scrum for your project? Feel like challenging your team? Get ready to Scrumble! Developing Agile strengths and values through a fun simulation of Scrum Scrumble allows to highlight many issues that team members ...
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  • Defining “Done”

    Posted by Derek Davidson on June 28th, 2014 at 3:47 am
    This game helps new scrum teams to create a definition of done and to understand why the definition of done is so important. It can be done almost anywhere and requires one sheet of paper....
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  • Three Projects, Three Experiments

    Posted by Ram Srinivasan on November 20th, 2013 at 2:16 pm
    Context: This game is similar to multi-tasking game, and can be used to teach concepts like   focusing on people utilization (instead of completing projects early), continuous partial attention,  effect of lack of face to face communication, limiting Work-in-progre...
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  • The Domino Effect

    Posted by Don McGreal on September 12th, 2012 at 6:29 pm
    Demonstrate the effect unrealistic timelines has on team dynamics with this fun domino stacking game....
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  • Ouija Board Estimation

    Posted by Paul Goddard on March 27th, 2012 at 12:34 pm
    Great fun and a really fun alternative to planning poker. Place a story in the centre of the table, and each team member places there finger on it. In silence, the team "collaboratively" push or pull the story to the size they believe it represents....
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  • Mitch Lacey Team Prioritization

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on October 5th, 2011 at 9:25 pm
    This is an estimation game based on Mitch Lacey's book "The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice For Your First Year". ...
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  • Bang For The Buck Prioritization

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on March 20th, 2011 at 9:41 pm
    Estimate the relative value of the capabilities or stories you’re planning for your scrum sprints with this Instant Play game that does the work of assessing the real Bang for the Buck in your backlog....
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  • White Elephant Sizing

    Posted by Don McGreal on September 26th, 2009 at 8:52 pm
    The White Elephant Sizing game is a quick, easy, and playful way to categorize user stories in an agile project based on relative size....
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  • People Polling

    Posted by Don McGreal on July 14th, 2009 at 12:33 pm
    Demonstrate the wisdom of crowds and other agile estimating practices with this powerful experiment....
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