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Rock Paper Scissors Evolution

Action games Icebreaker games Large group games

How To Play Rock Paper Scissors Evolution

This game is a fantastic group mixer ice breaker activity.

Player must wander around the room and battle each other in Rock, Paper, Scissors. The winner evolves to the next stage and the loser stays as they are.

The stages are:
1. Egg - person holds both hands on top of their head so they look like an egg.
2. Chicken - make chicken sounds and flap your wings.
3. Dinosaur - act like a dinosaur (roar).
4. Gorilla - act like a monkey.
5. Human - wave and act like a human (say I'm a human).

The first player to win as a human wins the game.

Feel free to add in additional stages of evolution if you'd like to make it hard - just be creative.

You can also make it so the loser of a rock paper scissors match will devolve into the lower stage of evolution - this will make the game more challenging.



Submitted by Joel on 12 Oct 2012 12:00:00

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BOOOO evolution. (lol)

But in any case, I've played this game with like 80+ kids and it's amazing. We did the progression of a chicken though, from egg (squatting down) to chick (on knees) to chicken (standing up) to ultraman (standing up with hands in ultraman pose). Because that is obviously the natural growth stage of a chicken.

Posted by Caleb on 11 Mar 2016 at 5:44:28

There is not one single piece of evidence that anything ever has or is evolving.
It is a scientific fact that you can not get life from non-life.
Our genetic make-up is incredibly complex and when our genes mutate, we don't change into other animals!
The evidence is overwhelming to support that animals are created and human beings are wonderfully created in the image of our creator - God.

Posted by Liz Arrowsmith on 27 Sep 2016 at 3:18:52

It's a very nice game!
But there's a little thing which is actually wrong: chickens evolved from dinosaurs and not the other way round. So I'll change it when I play it.

Posted by Y on 20 Oct 2016 at 12:17:52

Although I do not discount the posibility of devine creation, there are TONS of evidence supporting Evolution. (which also does not discount the existance of god)

example of evidence:
- DNA sequences
- Fossil record
- Plate tectonics
- many others

Posted by Liz Arrowsmith is mistaken on 7 Nov 2016 at 11:57:34

Instead of the evolution from eggs to humans it could be the growth of the human from baby, toddler, child, pre-teen, teen, adult and have a motion or action that they do for each. Baby's (pretend to) suck their thumb, toddlers wobble as they walk, kids run around yelling (ha), preteens say "cool" phrases, teens act like they are texting on their phones...

Posted by Beth Caudle on 27 Apr 2017 at 12:39:55

I've used this game to help teach the butterfly life cycle and it works great!!

Posted by Ann on 8 Jun 2017 at 11:11:10

And there is was thinking Australians were educated and rational....

Posted by Dimitri Pition on 3 Sep 2017 at 8:11:25

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