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D&D week 3

This is week three of D&D. D&D is an RPG game that person who can creat a player who have it’s own identities and it is also the plyer’s choice to take action about next move by using the player’s special skills he/she creates. At this week ,we finally met the king of the goblin who robbed the kingdom’s goods and we are trying our best to taking the goods back to the kingdom.

The hardest part for me at this part of the game is to choose what kind of weapon to choose that could deal the best damage I can to defeat the king of the goblin. Even at the end of the game, we finally defeat the goblin and get the goods from the goblin, we still lost our best friends goldrush. If I could recommend this game to someone, I would recommend this game to my friend Andrew, because Andrew always consider things wisely to make sure each of the team members could get the best result they can get.

I think this game ties to the leadership because I believe as we lost out good old friend goldrush, a team leader should always consider protecting our team member from wastage. It is the leader’s responsibility to make sure the team is in a steady environment away from threats. To always think thoughtfully and wisely is one of the ability that a team leader requires to bets control the team.

D&D week 2

This is the second week of D&D we played. From last week, we were rest at the the cave and this time we can finally get going. However, D&D is an RPG game that each person could create a player who has their own special skills, to heal, to use magic to attach, or to heal. We started the game by getting out of the cave and keep continue our journey on getting out good for the kingdom. At the halfway, we met the goblin king who robbed our goods and we trying to take the goods back.

The hardest part for me is to roll a high number dice that each round when I want to take action to attack, I cannot deal the damage because of lower number dice. If I would recommend this game to someone, I would definaly recommend this game to my friend Jason, Jason always had the luck hand to roll a dice, so I think he probably would deal the most of damage to the oppenent.

I think this game ties to leadership because when each leader decide what should the team do at the round, the leader should always know what action will brings less risk and benefits the team the most. The team leader should always have a backup plan because the leader should understand things will not always go as planned. So to always have a backup plan when the team needs and come up with the solution that have the lower risk but high benefits is what the leader needs.

D&D weak one

This week we played D&D. I set up my player as a half-elf who love golds and was in jail because of stealing stuff. D&D is an RPG game that player can have their own weapons to deal damage with enemies, or use their own ability to heal, or use magic to attack enemies to make sure we reach to our final goal.

We started this game by joining up as a team to get the goods the kingdom needs and delivery to the kingdom. At the begging of our journey, we met a group of goblin who tries to attack us, but the new eliminate them and met our friend goldrush. And we entered a cave to take a rest, and this is the farthest we can get for today’s class. The hardest for me in this game is to truly believe goldrush is a good goblin that truly want to be friends with us. I would recommend this game to my friend Mike, he loves play RPG game and it will be interesting to see what kind of identity he will create.

I think this game ties to leadership because it is the leader’s decision to decide what should we take action next, also to come up with the best action that better benefits our team. A team leader should always know what will benefit the most for their team, and to act to any unexpected accident is one of the ability a team leader should have.

Free play week two

This week I played League of legends as my free play week. The game is about five-player has their own lines against opponents, each player have their own task to push a line, destroy a tower, eliminate a player on their line and the final goal is to get the opponent’s cristal base. The game overall is pretty interesting and the hardest part for me is to not get ganked by the opponent player from my line.

At the first of the game, I played a new hero that I am not familiar with, I am not sure about the hero’s skill and special ability, but as time goes, I am getting used to the hero and become good at it. It will be interesting to see my father play the game, he always wanted to play this sort of game but he never gets the time to do so. It will be interesting to see my father’s reaction by play League of legends, I think he will be interesting to play the game.

I think the game ties to the leadership that when one player is dominating the game, he should always think about what he can do to help his teammate to grow its economics so that his team can be able to win the game. One player should always consider assists his teammate not only themself. Teamplay is always the most powerful to overcome a problem, so a leader should always help his team to group together because one person might do anything, but together, the team will always come up with a better solution.

Free play week one

This week I played Rainbow six siege as my Freeplay. If I’d recommend this game to someone, I would recommend this game to my roommate Xin. It will be interesting to see how he reacts to the game based on a none experience fps player. However, the game basically is an fps game that each team will try their best to eliminate their opponent.

At the begging of the game, it’s been a while since I played the game, I cannot get used to the game control, but the longer I played, I become better at the game. I tried hard each round to eliminate every competition and defuse the bomb. It is hard for me to understand where to go and find a way out of the room.

I believe this game ties to leadership because a leader should always understand and come up with a plan that better fits the team. A leader should understand each team member’s skill to better give order to his/her teammates. So to better accelerate to reach the team goal is to understand each of the team members and it is important for the team leader to understand his/her team.

Ladies and Gentlemen

I wasn’t able to make it to the class this day because of the internet issue, so I played this game with my family. It was overall a pretty fun experience with my family. The game basically have two groups, ladies and gentlemen. Ladies’ goal is to shopping what they want to dress to make them look pretty at the party, the gentlemen’s goal is to getting money for the ladies to buy what they want by trade stocks.

The hard part for me is to decide what should I trade to fulfill what the ladies want. My father wanted to be a lady so he can also experience shopping, and buying clothes like my mother to make him look good. At begging of the game, I do not want to trade much of my stock to be able to buy stuff for the ladies. But I found out I have to trade amount of stocks to be able to purchase clothes for my “wife” and even I trade all of my stock, I still can’t afford what my “wife” wants.”

I believe it ties to leadership because the game helps me to understand that to always find the balance of trade and spend is important to be a leader. A leader should always know for what it take to balance the team. To be able to understand trade in and spend will help a leader and also, more importantly, to be able to understand what it takes to balance the team is the most important thing.

Can’t stop

This week we only get to play Can’t stop. At the first, we were unfamiliar with how the game goes, but as soon as we started to play, we figured out the game rule and what to get and to give up. The game was overall pretty fun, and the hardest part of the game is, sometimes we were so close to the end of the line, so it is hard to decide either we want to take the risk of keep going or stop. Because by taking the risk of keep going, we might lose everything we had.

As we play the game, first each of us will have three sets of dice to roll, and the choice of choosing a line to put our spot to climb up to the top of the line, at the end of the game, the person who had the most of lines win. The session went pretty well. The part I dislike about the game is that as we getting closer and closer to the end of the line, we can’t stop! Several times I was getting lucky on rolling the dices and get to keep moving,, as I am getting closer to the end of the line, I usually will fail, but I just can’t stop. But most of the time I will most likely take the risk to keep moving to try to get to the end of the line.

I think it ties to leadership because the game gives us the choice to decide if it is time to stop or continue. Sometimes a team leader needs to also decide the team’s next movement, one simple order could decide neither the team will succeed nor fail. The team leader should consider the order thoughtfully before saying anything, to take the risk but with high returns or to go steady with low risk is what leadership ties to.

Fiasco Part Two

From the previous week, we haven’t got chance to finish the game but we can be able to reach Act two. The hardest part of this game is to cooperate with our relationship and create a story with no twist. It relates to leadership that to create stories and keep track of people’s relationships, most of our backgrounds are obviously the opposite way of our life value, so it is hard to play the character in the game.

The part I loved about this game is that we have a chance to be who we want to be. In the game, we create a character who’s personality or value are way different than who we are in real life. But when we play the game, we have to get into the motion and indicate ourselves that this is who we are in the game. The part I do not like is that even we have multiple relationships between each player, but most of the relationship is similar to one and another, so this is hard to create a story with the similar relationship but totally different personality from character.

Overall the game is interesting for me and to think about my value, it helps me to think about other people’s personalities and personalities before I make a decision. To be a leader in the group, you will always have to think about what decision will influence the organization and to think about how to negotiate and make sure the game is processing smoothly and functional.

Fiasco Part one

For the previous week, we started to play Fiasco. At the beginning of the game, we rolled the dice and start to create our relationships, it is fun to create our relationship. Most of our relationships are drinking buddies and coworkers.

While we create a weird background story that we are on the ice land and I and my drinking partner Yaxin were drinking beers while driving the helicopter, and of course, the helicopter crashed. Morgen was taking a day-off and drinking with Anna, but since the helicopter crashed and it is an emergency, so anna has to bring morgan with you on the fire truck to try to save me and Yaxin, on the ice land.

Well, the background story is pretty interesting and we haven’t yet to approach the tilt in the first week of the fiasco. But overall it is already pretty fun to just create a background story and I am looking forward to playing the game. We explained a lot about our relationship because there was a bunch of twists when we create our story. However, I am still feeling good about our good start and hopefully, the story will end well.

Roll Player

In the previous week, we played the roll player. At the beginning of the game, even I read the rules, it is still hard to keep track of what an individual’s skills are. And because we are playing the game virtually, it is also hard to keep track of orders, usually after one round of the game, we need to figure out the sequence again.

Overall, the roll player game it’s pretty fun. We figure out our ability and skills, gain golds and purchase armor and weapons. At the first, the rules were confusing for me, but as soon as I started to play, the rules become clear, and to use class color matches with the purchased cards could help players create more advantages and match the color dice. The game ends pretty quick that I haven’t had enough fun, so I encouraged my other friend to play with me at the weekends, they all loved it.

At last, I think that when we play the game, it is important to understand the game rule and if you want to help other people, you have to build your own “perfect” class set before helping others. It helps leadership in tabletop games because after you set up your setting, to help people who do not know how to set the game it’s important. To keep the game running, keep tracking orders, and to be able to explain the rules to other players is what leadership needs and contains.