A good Board should be involved in big matters, such as mergers, acquisitions, and strategic planning. These issues impact the organization in the long run and are often financially-charged. It should be informed about management issues so it can make appropriate decisions. Rather than focusing on short-term goals, the Board should focus on long-term vision, which should be based on the company’s goals for the next five years. It should limit its involvement to quality, growth, and finances, and it should be based on the future outcomes of initiatives.
Narrative-based board games are those with a focus on storytelling and have a narrative element. This may be a single overarching story or campaign, or a series of vignettes in which players must describe something prompted by a single card. Examples of these games include Risk, The King’s Dilemma, and Nanty Narking. Some are also self-directed and require some strategy. To make the game more interactive, the storyline can be presented as an ongoing narrative.
Whether the narrative is self-directed or fully created by players, these board games allow players to build, manage, and manipulate the storyline. Some games involve controlling the space through the placement of pieces and denying opponents access to certain regions. Some of the most popular examples of such games are Scrabble, Risk, and Nanty Narking. In these games, the players must describe something that is prompted by a single card. For instance, a player must build an engine to get all the resources necessary for an enemy to destroy his own, and defeat the enemy to gain a certain number of victory points.
In board games that have a narrative focus, the players can direct the game or create the story themselves. In this type of game, the goal is to control a particular region by adding or removing pieces. In some cases, controlling an area can be achieved by blocking access to certain regions. In other cases, the players are tasked with describing an object or situation prompted by a single card. Such games are commonly known as the “King’s Dilemma” or the “Third-Generation.
A board game with a narrative focus involves moving a character from one location to another. This is usually depicted by a square grid or a page of a book. The player’s objective is to win the game by collecting all the pieces in a specific location or preventing access to a specific region. In some cases, the player’s actions in a board game can affect the outcome of a conflict. However, in many other situations, the aim is to win a battle.
The game has two types of players: the creators of the game and the players. In the former, the creators of the board game can add pieces to the board. Some board games have no rules, while others use different sets of rules. The latter type of game has a narrative focus that is entirely controlled by the players. The game may be an adapted version of the original, or a modified version of it. The goal is to win by a certain number of points.