MVP Games

Project manager / Facilitator

Commander of the games, protector of the team, you speak and players listen

The Feature Set

Some questions to help you get started and keep you going

What abilities do you have as a team?
What are your customers asking for?
Where are your competitors failing?
What is missing from the market?
What pains do your customers have?
What opportunities will create revenue?
Does everyone agree these features are important?

Chance cards

Here are some tactics for your eyes only, to help if you get stuck

What is the worst feature you can
think of?
Ask the technical expert what they would build
Ask the decision maker to leave the room for 10 mins
What is the biggest problem your customers face?

The Attractiveness Map

Some questions to help you get started and keep you going

What is the feature your customers keep asking for?
How busy is your technical team?
How can we deliver that killer feature in The Stars?
Where is the data to support your Goldmine?
Are we 100% sure this is a Goldmine feature?
Are these features really Quick Wins?
Why is that feature challenging?
How do we know that feature has so much potential?

Chance cards

Here are some tactics for your eyes only, to help if you get stuck

Ask the technical expert to leave the room for 5 mins
Ask the design
expert to leave the room for 5 mins
Nobody but the technical expert and PM can talk for 10 mins
Move a feature from The stars to Goldmine and discuss
Does everyone agree these features are important?

The Focus Dartboard

Some questions to help you get started and keep you going

Discuss what each area should be called?
How can we have as few cards as possible in Now?
What will stop things in Now happening?
What are the things in Now that are easy to do as a team?
Will the data and technical solution support this feature?

Chance cards

Here are some tactics for your eyes only, to help if you get stuck

Ask the technical expert to leave the room for 5 mins
Ask the design
expert to leave the room for 5 mins
Nobody but the decision maker and PM can talk for 10 mins
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