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In this section you can find a sortable list of tested games. Some have specific requirements (like time, players, instruments) and all require some discipline to follow the rules.

Players Time(') Lvl Latest
Winking Murderer: The Musical Someone in the group is a murderer. When he winks at the improvisers, they die (stop playing). But a detective is also at work, investigating, and ready to catch the Winking Murderer. Will he catch him in time, or will the bad guy prevail? A fast-paced, yet extremely fun music game. Based on the traditional kids game "The Winking Murderer." 5 to 10 5 easy.png
Where Are We? Create a sound environment from a chosen location while a listener sits in the middle blindfolded and listens. The listener must guess what location is aurally being created. 5 to 20 30 intermediate.png
Volume Waves A game based on emergence with unique musical effect and challenging gaming task for any instruments that can play dynamically. 7 to 7 7 easy.png
Travel Routes A musical play with common theme of games - geography. 1 to ? 5 intermediate.png
The Freemasons "Of the various clandestine rites of Freemasonry this musical ritual, which dates back to the very earliest lodges, has been guarded with perhaps the greatest secrecy - until now! ..." 6 to 12 20 intermediate.png
The Audition Quick solo improvised performances are auditioned to create 3 duo sets. The duos compete against each other to win the best performance.
All conducted within a seamless stretch of music.
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Textmusic 3 One of Carl Bergstrøm-Nielsen's chance compositions based on traditional playing cards. 2 to ? 5 intermediate.png
SyndaKit An algorithmic piece with 144 cores on 12 separate sheets divided among 12 players. The cores are run through a set of rules creating an ever-changing organic flux of sound. 12 to 12 15 hard.png
Stay In Character Pick a Character with specific limited musical skills. Choose your skill paths wisely and experience the creative mysteries of this musical adventure! 1 to 12 10 intermediate.png
Staircase Simple game for tonal instruments that are able to sustain a note for some time (or at least do tremolo). 3 to 10 4 intermediate.png
Sound Collage Game Board Individually travel around a colorful game board filled with various images and abstract designs that guide players to improvise a sound collage piece. 4 to 10 20 intermediate.png
Sea-game game A game where you play over a piece of modern music. That score surely looks like a game board… 3 to 10 5 intermediate.png
Rhythm Ball A cross between handball, basketball and a hip-hop concert. 5 to 50 20 intermediate.png
P-S-Rock Two teams, three moods. Musical rock-paper-scissors. 6 to 12 10 intermediate.png
Polyfill Fast composition and an algorithm to apply. The result is a short rhythmic break from improvisation for three people. 3 to 3 10 hard.png
Perception 4 This game for sustaining instruments is the first entry that uses perception and dexterity tests in the gameplay (not a game based on decisions nor on chance). 2 to 2 3 intermediate.png
Mutual Prescriptions series This series deals with music materials, parameters and dimensions and with changing them. 4 to ? 3 intermediate.png
Musical Tetris, lvl 1 Easier version of Musical Tetris which can be attempted also by non-musicians. 2 to 8 15 easy.png
Musical Tetris Like in Tetris players must carefully fit sound between other sounds that drop into a pre-planned number of measures. No overlapping! Quick game that requires focus, tight rhythm and a bit of musicianship. 2 to 6 15 intermediate.png
MPIR106 Scratch Orchestra's improvisation Rite. Watching, waiting, listening. 10 to ? 15 easy.png
Loop Cycle A game easy to teach and play. One player improvises a repeated loop. Other players join one by one, adding to the loop. The last player gets to do whatever s/he wants. Repeat with a different player. 4 to 10 7 easy.png
Into The Labyrinth, lvl 1 Change pitch range and density of your improvisation to navigate through Dungeon Master's maze. 2 to 10 5 easy.png
Hand Piece (With Memory Function) When time comes, will you be able to recall what you were playing? 4 to 10 3 hard.png
Game Over Very rich game that is perfect for workshops. With it's many variants it can be adjusted to work with children or even with semi- or professional musicians. 4 to ? 20 intermediate.png
Convergent Ostinato Modern composers struggle "between cliché and gibberish". This game is a trip from gibberish to cliché for three or more people. 4 to 4 5 intermediate.png
CMH-CR135 Scratch Orchestra's hand-cuff rite. 3 to ? 3 intermediate.png
Conductor's Remote A conductor sets gestures to control musical aspects such as dynamics and tempo of a small playing ensemble. Styles can be pre-set, or improvised. Lots of chaotic fun! 4 to 7 5 intermediate.png
Circle of 5 Set collection game of cards to play music by. Strategizing results in changing musical cues for you and others. 3 to 7 20 intermediate.png
CCQR133 Quiet Rite. Scratch Orchestra's improvisation rite with a bit of math at the start. 3 to ? 20 hard.png
Bees Three teams of bees hunt for pollen, armed only with kazoos and bouncy head boppers. 10 to 40 40 easy.png
Attack of the Rhythm Dancer Surrounded by improvising Musicians sits The Prize. The Dancer has 2 minutes to reach it and win, but she also has a Weakness that will kill her. Will she make it on time? The Musicians play a Weakness to attack The Dancer, but only one attack is not enough… 3 to 6 10 hard.png
Apocalypse Travel the apocalyptic connotations in this free improvisation game. 1 to ? 5 intermediate.png
Animal Sounds Choose an animal. Play an interpretation of it. Others try to guess what it is!
A simple, but an extremely fun game that can be enjoyed by everyone from kids to adults!
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Agents Decide if someone's music suits your picture or, if you are an Agent, try to say what two sounds don't suit together. What's easier? 7 to 11 10 intermediate.png
15 Cards 15 index cards with various images on them are ordered to create a narrative. Players then go through the cards musically improvising what they see. 1 to 5 ? intermediate.png
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