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  • Telestrations for Teams

    Posted by Jeff Kosciejew on May 11th, 2015 at 6:56 pm
    Timing: Really depends on the group size, but I’d allow at least 2 hours for a group of 10 to play three rounds.   Materials: The board game Telestrations. There are two versions of this game, an eight player version and a 12 player party-pack version for lar...
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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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  • Team Responsibility Game

    Posted by Markus Wittwer on October 5th, 2014 at 12:24 pm
    Intention of the game The intention of the game is to experience sharing responsibility for a common purpose discover unhealthy team dynamics and reflect and think about better ways to work together. I use the game as a start into a longer retrospective in which I lik...
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  • The Newlywed Game

    Posted by Jason Little on August 9th, 2014 at 3:22 pm
    Timing: 15 – 30 minutes, depending on the ensuing discussion! Overview: This is a game about setting expectations.  That can be setting expectations between a coach and a team, or between a new product owner and new scrum master.  The point is to make getting to...
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  • Werewolf Facilitation

    Posted by Paul Goddard on November 2nd, 2012 at 4:36 am
    The original game has been subtly changed into an exercise co-created as part of a collaboration day between myself and Geoff Watts. Timings: 45-60 mins Materials: 8-18 people, seating in chairs in a circle 1 deck of Werewolves cards (available on Amazon here) Instructi...
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  • The Blame Game

    Posted by Erwin van der Koogh on October 27th, 2012 at 10:25 am
    This is a game to let people experience the effects of different punishments/rewards systems have on the way a team works together. One team will be ‘The Team’ which is rewarded and punished on a team level and ‘The Individuals’ have a mix of tea...
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  • Destroy

    Posted by Geoff Watts on October 23rd, 2012 at 12:01 pm
    This exercise was co-created as part of a collaboration day between myself and Paul Goddard and was inspired by the TV series “Jamie’s Dream School”. The episode this refers to can be found here Timing: 30-45 minutes Materials: Scissors Glue-sticks Mag...
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  • Non Musical Chairs

    Posted by Alex Boutin on April 22nd, 2011 at 2:19 am
    The goal for the team is to prevent the facilitator from sitting on the empty chair during 1 minute, by moving and sitting on the empty chair (each move leaves an empty chair somewhere in the room)...
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  • Don’t Blow It

    Posted by Geoff Watts on April 16th, 2011 at 8:50 am
    At Agile Games 2011 in Boston, Ramiro Millan and I, with others, collaborated on a new game to explore the fragility and necessity of trust in a team. This is a run-down of the game....
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