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The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. This book includes more than By Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo. Publisher: O’Reilly Media. The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. Find out why — and how — with Gamestorming. Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo. I’m Dave Gray, founder of XPLANE and Boardthing. and Gamestorming to get your people engaged and involved in co-creating clear, unique and executable.

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Really awkward to read as an e-book on my phone, but my paper copy is a great reference to take to meetings. Gamestorminng by WordPress and Origin. What do you think? Want to Read saving…. This is kinda brilliant since it gives a formal structure to a meeting without being too formal, plus it gets all participants informed on goals The book is full of useful and practical information to help businesses from coming up with ideas, exploring options, to shipping products and getting to gamdstorming.

A somewhat boring validation of my work engaging people with tabloid sheets, scented markers, and sticky notes.


This is not to say that some might not find the concepts portrayed I am giving this book a tentative rating. Home Fray the School of the Possible. Find out why — and how — with Gamestorming. The index is great for finding an activity and planning an agenda quickly. Get on the list. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers.

The vave, elaborates more on the concept and the research behind the t Hamestorming start of the book is well structured where it explains the concept of gamification at work and how meetings can be more effective if they are more interactive.

Great things don’t happen in a vacuum.

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rule-breakers, and Changemakers

Great things don’t happen in gamestirming vacuum. The authors have identified tools and techniques from some of the davf most innovative professionals, whose teams collaborate and make great things happen. Chapter 3 Core Gamestorming Skills. Overall this is an OK book as a book, and gammestorming great catalog if you are looking for new exercises. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies.


The book would also have benefited from adding a few examples of gamestorming sessions with more detailed about how interactions usually go with participants, what kind of ideas were generated, etc. The first, elaborates more on the concept and the research behind the theory, and the second should be a practical guide with all the tools and techniques. A book that is an amazing reference for gamers. A full set of tools that can be integrated and adapted to a wide variety of situations.

When problems have a clear start point and end point, the steps between A and B are very clear. Yet years of industrial habits are embedded in our workplaces, our schools and our system of government. Now I have the answer – far less cool than it could have been. Account Options Sign in. Lastly, I would strongly suggest the creation of a game index to better facilitate looking up games that would be useful for particular goals.

The main reason of scoring it as three is “repetition”, the info in the book could be presented in pages max. Although I have only just begun it, it rather reminds me of a self-help book, chocked full of trite and obvious advice.

Other editions – View all Gamestorming: The defined space, simple rules, and unpredictable outcomes of games make them ideal for this sort of work. Published first published August 7th As the authors say: Gmestorming see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I’ve competed in games like this my whole life, and know from years of coaching and mentoring how useful games can be as a way to structure problems, think about solutions and get people directed.

It’s a rough-and-ready toolkit for inventors, explorers and change agents who want to use design thinking to navigate successfully in complex and uncertain knowledge and information spaces, to engage others, and to start, grow and sustain movements for change. Dec 04, Marcus Kazmierczak rated it really liked it.


Sep 28, Hussain Al-ahmed rated it liked it. Keep that in mind while you read this book otherwise you’ll gamfstorming through it thinking “I can’t play this game with my co-workers, they’ll laugh at me! This book gives a fresh perspective about game as play which brings out the essence of our innate childlike attributes that is prese In this fast-paced moving world, every organisation needs creative ideas for constantly re-inventing and innovating.

May 05, Ghassan Samaha rated it it was amazing.

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rule-breakers, and Changemakers by Dave Gray

In this version, the authors present their 7Ps To dvae about the School of the Possible, your journey starts here. The second step is understanding you need to use a different set of tools.

Dve 13, Violet rated it it was amazing. The book is not that great to just sit down and read, since after the intro it’s a list of different games on how to achieve an objective. This is a terrific book for ideas and techniques for running innovation sessions. In a game, anything not forbidden is permitted.

Gamestorming is full of practical, proven solutions to common workplace challenges. This book has a few short chapters on the meta-strcuture of games and challenges, and theok to skim to see how your own many, many actual games, with details on when to use them and how. Stringing together a series of different games moves us closer a solution. Each game consists of three stages, an opening, gamestormong, and closing stage.