Timing: 10-15 minutes

Overview: This is the initial exercise in a collection of LEGO games related to the agile technical practices. This particular exercise is generally done prior to any of the others as it’s foundational for all the Agile technical practices.

These exercises are designed to be approachable to everyone, not just to people who write code. They’ve been run with management and business people in addition to the development teams. The full set can be found at http://www.gargoylesoftware.com/ex

Learning Points: Demonstrate the value of keeping the design simple and the code small.

Link to game: http://www.gargoylesoftware.com/ex/lego_simplicity