Narratopia

A card game based on ancient traditions of conversational story sharing.

Thousands of years ago, our ancestors sat around their camp fires, gazed up at the night sky, and told each other stories. Every time we listen, ask, and connect, we bring back a little of that world. That’s what Narratopia is for. It’s a social time machine.

How does the game work? You tell stories, ask questions about them, and tell more stories in response. One story leads to another. The game provides ideas for questions and connections. By the end of the game, you've built a connected web of stories.



After you have played Narratopia, you will realize that you’ve learned more about your friends, family, colleagues, or community members than you ever thought you could by playing a simple little game. That’s the power of stories.

Narratopia's gameplay and components are based on decades of published research into the ways people naturally tell and listen to stories in conversation. It was created by a researcher with sixteen years of experience working with stories in communities and organizations.

You can play Narratopia at home, at work, or in a community or organizational meeting. Whenever you want to get to know each other better, think about something together, or just enjoy that warm campfire feeling, Narratopia is a place you’ll want to be.

Components

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Micro DeckMicro Deck (1 deck of 18 cards)
Micro DeckMicro Deck (1 deck of 18 cards)
Micro DeckMicro Deck (1 deck of 18 cards)
Micro DeckMicro Deck (1 deck of 18 cards)
Micro DeckMicro Deck (1 deck of 18 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 50 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 50 cards)
NotepadNotepad (1)

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Requirements

time30-60
players3-6
age12+

Cool Factors

  • Not just storytelling! Listen, ask, and connect.
  • Questions and connections guide the conversation.
  • Ancient structures for modern exploration.


Vitals

DesignerCynthia Kurtz
Average Rating (1)
Publish DateNovember 27, 2015
EditionFirst
TypeGame
GenreAbstract
AudienceFamily
Primary MechanicStorytelling
More InfoNarratopia web site

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