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Unmistakeable

The consequences of making mistakes in a game are usually negative.  The player or players making the mistakes are generally placed at a disadvantage, often penalised, and sometimes required to withdraw from the game. 

 

 

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A picture of a flower is emerging stroke by stroke on a blackboard.  It is being created by a group of players.  All the players began this game by gently rising and sinking with boards balanced on their heads.  Any time a board has fallen to the floor, the player losing the board has gone over to the blackboard and made a single chalk mark towards the creation of a flower :  the player then returns to their place, replaces the board on their head, and begins again gently rising and falling. 
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
Two players are holding a giant hoop.  Two other players are heading a football backwards and forwards through the hoop.  The game of headers continues so long as the football does not touch the ground  -  and so long as the ball passes inside the hoop (if the ball passes outside the hoop, then the players allow the ball to fall to the ground).  As soon as the ball touches the ground than the two players 'freeze' immediately into exactly the positions they are in as the ball strikes the groun
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
THE DIY OF UNMISTAKEABLE GAMES
Archive Record Created : 30 Apr 2016 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
A group of players have each been given a set of dominoes.  Each player has taken up their chosen position in the room and is quietly building a structure with dominoes.  One player is building a tower.  Other players are using the dominoes to make walls or fences.  Some players are building house like structures with walls and roofs and open doorways.  All the structures, when completed, have made use of all the dominoes in a set.
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
A group of players have each been given a tennis ball and invited to throw and catch the ball whilst remaining in their chosen position in the room. 
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
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A picture of a flower is emerging stroke by stroke on a blackboard.  It is being created by a group of players.  All the players began this game by gently rising and sinking with boards balanced on their heads.  Any time a board has fallen to the floor, the player losing the board has gone over to the blackboard and made a single chalk mark towards the creation of a flower :  the player then returns to their place, replaces the board on their head, and begins again gently rising and falling. 
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
Two players are holding a giant hoop.  Two other players are heading a football backwards and forwards through the hoop.  The game of headers continues so long as the football does not touch the ground  -  and so long as the ball passes inside the hoop (if the ball passes outside the hoop, then the players allow the ball to fall to the ground).  As soon as the ball touches the ground than the two players 'freeze' immediately into exactly the positions they are in as the ball strikes the groun
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
THE DIY OF UNMISTAKEABLE GAMES
Archive Record Created : 30 Apr 2016 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
A group of players have each been given a set of dominoes.  Each player has taken up their chosen position in the room and is quietly building a structure with dominoes.  One player is building a tower.  Other players are using the dominoes to make walls or fences.  Some players are building house like structures with walls and roofs and open doorways.  All the structures, when completed, have made use of all the dominoes in a set.
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago
A group of players have each been given a tennis ball and invited to throw and catch the ball whilst remaining in their chosen position in the room. 
Archive Record Created : 23 Jun 2012 --- Updated : 1 year 8 months ago

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