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Life itself is a journey, so it is not surprising that many games set players a challenge based on travelling.  There are games (snakes and ladders, and Chinese chequers, for example) where players compete to be the first to travel around or across a board. 

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Persistence May Overcome Resistance
The two groups of ten players have each been given two simple invitations.  First of all, they are invited to travel across the room as a group with (at most) fourteen feet touching the floor at any one time.  Then, after a pause, they are invited to travel back carrying a very long (but relatively light) cardboard tube and to do so without using their hands as they pick up, carry, or put down the tube. Read More
23-06-2012 5 years 12 weeks ago
The DIY Of Travelling Games
There are as many different journeys which can be made across a room or space in the course of a game as there are journeys which can be made around the world.  Read More
30-04-2016 1 year 20 weeks ago
The Many Move In Harmony With The Few
What might have seemed a potentially frustrating problem has been turned into a positive experience. A group of players are travelling across a room using a small number of wooden boards as 'stepping stones'.  But there are eight players and they have only five boards.  Read More
23-06-2012 1 year 20 weeks ago
The Players May Be Heard But Not Seen
It might almost be a visitor from outer space. Read More
23-06-2012 1 year 20 weeks ago
The Players May Relinquish Their Identities
There are ships made of wood and ships made of metal.  But this is a ship made of people. The ship is gliding slowly across the room with the players lifting, stretching, bending, crouching and holding on to one another to create the figurehead, bow, hull, and stern of a sailing ship.  Read More
23-06-2012 1 year 20 weeks ago
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