Here's a game that's enormous fun and will sharpen your wits and hone
your imagination. The 54 images were designed by Rory O'Connor of
Ireland, a trainer in creativity and creative problem-solving. They can
be used to arrive at answers or decisions in an indirect and ingenious
Each jumbo 1" cube has 6 images or icons, with a total of 54
all-different hand-inlaid images that can be mixed in over 10 million
ways. You roll all 9 cubes to generate 9 random images and then use
these to invent a story that starts with "Once upon time..." and uses
all 9 elements as part of your narrative.
Play it as a game for one or more players, or as a party game for three
or more. Or play it as an improvisational game where each player
contributes part of the story, picking up where the last one left off.
Win award points for speedy delivery, inventiveness, imagination, drama
Full instructions include several other ways to use the cubes to solve
problems, break up writer's block, enhance your imagination and heighten
your ability to find unifying themes among the diverse images. Interpret
or get at the meanings of your answers more quickly. It's fun, easy, and
Rory's Story Cubes are highly recommended for all ages over 8, and is
perfect for a small gift, a travel game for the family (just make sure
to book a table seat on the train), or even as a teaching aid!