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Games may use words both as a mechanic and as a musical result, including recitation, calls, singing and others. Some role-play or basing the game on narratives may also happen. If you want all of it, maybe Improvisational theatre is a thing for you.

Accompanist (role). Participant that plays music during the game but doesn’t have to follow the rules.
Ad libitum. "As you like it", a score annotation that gives a level of freedom to the performer.
Agenda. The most general aim the player wants to achieve within a game.
Aleatoricism. Using chance in music-making.
AMAPFALAP. As much as possible from as little as possible.
AP. Actual Play is a type of RPG media, but in board gaming, the abbreviation is used for a design issue: Analysis Paralysis
Aspect. Any quality of musical material.
Balance. Game is balanced when it's mechanics don't lead to the dominance of a single scenario.
Bartle types. Taxonomy of players by their playstyle preference in relation to others and the game.
BCG. Basic Conducting Gestures, a set of gestures that are often used in music games.
BGG. A common shorthand for Board Game Geek
Conductor (role). Participant that makes music without producing sounds directly.
Constellation. A line-up for a single performance of improvised music.
Constructor (role). Participant that doesn't influence music directly, but rearranges the objects in the playing space.
Co-optionality. A feature of a game — co-optional game may be played both cooperatively and competitively during a single playthrough.
Cue cards. Cards that can be shown by the Conductor (or Prompter) to Players to cue the direction of improvisation.
DAW. Digital Audio Workstation
Dealer. Another name for constructor, especially when operating on cards.
Dice. Throwable objects used for repeatable randomization of more than 2 states.
Dimension. An aspect applicable to a single sound and continuous.

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  1. 100 Yard Metronome Run
  2. 111. New As Old
  3. 112. Old As New
  4. 115. Vampires
  5. 12. Let a piece of gear guide the development of a piece of music
  6. 123. Bubbles
  7. 126. Cheesy
  8. 13. Bridge in 5/4
  9. 137. Old-Time Electronica
  10. 15 Cards
  11. 15. Childhood Memories
  12. 15. Treat shuffle ratio as a dynamic parameter
  13. 16. sandpaper and dice
  14. 162. Then VS Now 👹 // Describe musically your hometown first as the child you were, then as you see it now
  15. 163. Layering Minutes After Midnight
  16. 169. Not A Fan // Write a piece in a style/genre you don't normally enjoy
  17. 17. Atlantis
  18. 178. Invert the dynamics
  19. 18. relative prominence
  20. 18. the way a child sings – joyfully inaccurate, taking erratic turns, and like no one is listening
  21. 186. My Name
  22. 187. Three Strands
  23. 220 Yard Balloon Dash
  24. 221. Morning Music
  25. 23. Corporate
  26. 24. Rainbows and Unicorns
  27. 265. Replace all notes with rests and all rests with notes
  28. 274. Broken Sound
  29. 282. Berio's Bach
  30. 29. 11/16 Time Signature
  31. 291. Lantern Effect
  32. 30. Sound of Colors
  33. 3. the expanded glass harp / 497. Benjamin's Glass
  34. 310. From Memory
  35. 32. Summer Vibes
  36. 323. Music for Meditation
  37. 329. Different sounds for different note values
  38. 344. Careful Symmetries
  39. 375. Despite Yourself
  40. 384. Breath Beat
  41. 39. Channel the sadness.
  42. 391. Do something the way it’s always been done
  43. 3-split
  44. 4. Invent (better yet: dream) a new word. Explain its meaning, etymology and a famous invented quote in which ...
  45. 41. Dirty minimalism
  46. 439. Expression through abstraction
  47. 439. Hybrid Self
  48. 45. Create tension and release through careful manipulation of just one parameter
  49. 45. Sherlock Sawyer
  50. 459. From a Distance
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