Lesson Duration

“@Stake is a multiplayer role-playing game that builds empathy and creativity for small group deliberation… players are provided a deeper understanding of community needs by considering different perspectives before making collective decisions. In the game, 3–5 players introduce their character’s perspectives, jump into think mode to invent creative solutions to the issue being discussed, and take turns proposing their ideas and arguing from their character’s point of view, complete with secret agendas. After three rounds, the player in the Decider role chooses the best idea and awards points…”

Digital version: https://atstakegame.org

Tabletop card game version: http://elabhome.blob.core.windows.net/resources/stake-rules-and-role-cards.pdf



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