The Name Game

Do you have a new teammate? The Name Game is a perfect activity to introduce them to everybody. Name game makes the newbie feel welcomed and enhances team building. Adding the exciting nature of this game, it’s flexible and cheap to organize. This is a perfect icebreaker game for any team.

Materials Needed for “The Name Game” :

  • ‍Pens
  • Paper

How To Setup:

The flexibility of the game allows you to adjust the terms to the best fit. There are basic requirements you should consider while planning this game. In The Name Game primary factor is your teamwork. Around 2-20 person should play; over 20 people seem much, and that makes little sense. Your venue should accommodate your team with comfort. You should set all the materials before you begin the game.

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How To Play:

  • Step 1: In The Name Game, the team should agree on any class or category for the names: it can include animals, countries, cities, villages, celebrities and lots more. You should give each player a number know the number of participants for the record. Mention the rules of the game out, so everyone understands it.
  • Step 2: If you’re done with selecting a category, the first player should start by mentioning a name, and the next player comes up with a name beginning with the last letter of the mentioned country. A perfect example is the name category ’Country’. If the first player mentions America, the next player should mention a country that starts with the last later ’A,’ just like Afghanistan. The next player will choose later ’N’ and name a country like the Netherlands. And the trend is back to ’S’.
  • Step 3: Continue with step 3 until a player fails to come up with a name or wastes time before mentioning one. Once this happens, you eliminate the player, and the remaining persons will continue playing. This continues until you come up with a winner.
  • Step 4: The great thing about this game is that the category if the word can be changed at intervals, and that’s where variation and flexibility come in. It’s best to choose a class that offers a wide range of names with different ending later. You could change the letter format, and it could improve the rules. However, it’s essential to avoid deviating from the principal subject.

How To Win:

As in any game, to win in The Name Game you must exercise greater attention and have prior knowledge to the subjects, especially when you have chosen a broad or delicate category such as flowers or cities. Always pay more attention to the player before you to know what name he mentions ensuring you have the right word and not make a mistake.

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The Benefits Of Playing This Game:

  1. Develops focus and attention
  2. Allows players to get to know each other better
  3. It widens your horizons, and you get to know different words and names

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