Frequently Asked Questions

Q:How long does it take to play the game?
A: It takes 1 1/2 hours to play. Allow 20 minutes to introduce it and set the context and 1/2 hour to debrief it.

Q: How many people can play?
Each game accommodates up to 6 players. We have discounted prices for sets of 4 games.

Q: Can I use the game again with the same group?
The game can be used many times with the same group. There are 180 cards and there are also blank cards which you can customize.

Q: Can the game be played by strangers?
It can be played by either strangers or people who know each other. In either case, people get to know one another at a deeper level.

 Q: What is the Master game?
Our Interpersonal Communication (Master) game forms the foundation of all of our other games and is played before the topic games so that participants are able to:

  • engage as equals
  •  discover each other's humanity before exploring the issues which divide them;
  •  reflect on and practice the communication processes that make their exchanges effective; and
  • develop sufficient comfort with the dialogue process to engage in robust exchanges of honest feelings and concerns.

Q: What are the topic games?
The topic games are in the form of card packs which use the playing board and process from our Master game.

Q: What is the playing process?
All of the games are built upon a disclosure and feedback process and the Johari Window concept. Players proceed around a game board and earn points by choosing "Ask" or "Tell" cards at the lighthearted, serious or in-depth levels. Scores are kept on a personal Johari Window which reflects the amount of disclosure and feedback in which each player has engaged.

Q: Are there not-for-profit prices?
We have a 20% discount for not-for-profit organizations. Please refer to our Prices and Orders section.

Q: What are the prices for youth games?
We have discounts for youth games. Please refer to our Prices and Orders section.

Q: What ages do the youth games cover?
The youth games were designed for ages  12-18. It is possible for younger children to play.


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