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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Dave Gray on better meetings through “gamestorming”

In this fast-paced moving world, every organisation needs creative ideas for constantly re-inventing and innovating. Kindle Editionpages. But, what if the end goal isn’t clear?

One would be better off–one would be better off doing a lot of things. I really like the concept of this book, but after the introduction it is just a whole bunch of game ideas. As the grqy say: Some fantastic ideas and concepts in here that will surely help you harness the full creative power of even the most withdrawn and quiet team Brainstorming is supposed to unleash a great torrent of team creativity.

Gamestorming : Dave Gray :

But later on they introduce a list of opening games – but opening is just one stage of a game. A toolkit to help teams synthesize, align or create. May 12, David rated it really liked it.


Chapter 8 Putting Gamestorming to Work.

How can a game only be an opening game when each game consists of opening, exploring, and closing? Definitely feels like some sections were added as fillers. This book is the result: This is kinda brilliant since it gives a formal structure to a meeting without being too formal, plus it gets all famestorming informed on goals and process of a meeting ahead of time.

Next, the games could be organized more efficiently: Nov 28, Ali Pasha rated it it was gamestrming. He is also an active gamer and occasional inventor of card games. Sadly, I found it far too “business-oriented” for me. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. Chapters are a total bore for all but the most intrepidly desperate of managers: Lastly, I would strongly suggest the creation of a game index to better facilitate looking up games that would be useful gamestorning particular goals.

I felt it wasn’t for “Innovators, Rulebreakers and Changemakers” so much as for managers, plain and simple.

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. If you are interested in going deeper, I recommend these books.

Chapter 4 Core Games.

Lists with This Book. Keep that in mind while you read this book otherwise you’ll go through it thinking “I can’t play this game with my co-workers, they’ll laugh at me!


Dave Gray on better meetings through “gamestorming” – The Society for News Design – SND

It would have been The book starts with a short but great opening about gamestorming and how it is a method for exploration and discovery of unpredictable, breakthrough ideas. Excelent book A must-have for anyone who needs to get the most from a team. 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.

In fact it’s pr ” A great plan can’t guarantee a great outcome, but it will help lay down the fundamentals from which you can adapt “.


Selected pages Title Page. Other editions – View all Gamestorming: Active readers of the creativity genre will see games inspired by Thinkertoys, Six Thinking Hats and brainwriting as well as the authors’ commentary on what makes the versions of these games particularly effective. Want to Read saving….