This is a form of "consequences" and is capable of a wide range of
adaptions. Players are asked to make three lists of three words each - three
adjectives, three nouns, three verbs. If suitable, they can then swap lists.
They are then asked to fit words from their list into the following:
I'm going to give you a ADJECTIVE NOUN
made out of ADJECTIVE NOUN and ADJECTIVE NOUN
It can VERB and VERB
and even VERB
and from here the players continue with description, invention and
This is a simple version of Open the door and, in style, of many DIALOGUE games.
Players are asked first to imagine their box, its shape, colour etc,. and then to
write down both the description and where they found it.
At this point they could
be asked how they found it, what sort of day it was, how they managed to open the
box, or any other supplementary question that would enhance the story or description.
The next key question is what is in the box?
The answer to this could be limited by restricting possibilities to words beginning
with a particular letter. Obviously the more amazing or ridiculous the answer
the more fun.
Further questions could discover what happened after the box was opened.
The responses to the questions can then be compiled to make the poem.
For further information on this sort of game click on any listed under SIMPLE STARTS in the INDEX side bar.