Playing and learning, learning while playing. We have decided to make this magnificent motto connected with the enlightenment period (and known not only from the pages of Moliere but also from the comics by Stan Lee) tangible and use it in an agile training program for Product Owners.
Among all the exercises so boring that even a sloth would roll its eyes in disapproval or more embarrassing than your family at the Christmas dinner table we have found a niche. A niche that needed to be filled.
How did we end up in a zoo? It’s best if you don’t ask. The zoo, however weird, turned out to be a perfect metaphor for the discussed situation. Not to mention a perfect opportunity to add some humor to the game. Humor which may seem a bit hermetic at times but proved to work and not just for the creators. Honestly!
One team is enough but in order to see the spark of competition in the players' eyes we recommend at least two teams. To keep the fun in overdrive level no more than four teams should play together and if anyone asks there should be three to four people in every team.