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<p><span lang="EN">Laïque’Cité © is a board game consist of six categories of cards with different colors:</span></p><p><span lang="EN">- Yellow: "mime, drawing, sing"; where you have to mime, draw or sing simple situations. </span></p><p><span lang="EN">Ex.:&nbsp; sing the national anthem</span></p><p><span lang="EN">-The red "school": they are questions about schools and education&nbsp;in France: what can or not can be done in the name of secularism but also questions about public schools.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">Ex.:&nbsp; gives examples of ostentatious signs</span></p><p><span lang="EN">-The purple: "A, B, C"; this category you have to answer more general questions; many answers are possible.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">Ex.:&nbsp; a secular country is :&nbsp; A – an anti-religious country B - a country without freedom of opinion, C - a country which guarantees the free practice of religion.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">-The green "definition"; where you have to define terms related to citizenship, secularism and living together; ex.: definition of solidarity</span></p><p><span lang="EN">-The black "TRUE-FALSE"; you have to answer questions about secularism, living together, citizenship by one choice only;</span></p><p><span lang="EN">Ex.: &nbsp;the values ​​of the French republic are "liberty, equality, fraternity" TRUE or FALSE.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span lang="EN">There are also other cards like:&nbsp; "jokers", "replay", “you lose a pawn”&nbsp;this makes the game more fun; </span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span lang="EN">After 6 pawns&nbsp;are obtained from all the six color categories, the player moves to the “Marianne” at the center of the board and wins. This game can be played from 2&nbsp;up to 6 players; in another variations, we can play in groups and one person from each group gives the answer.&nbsp;</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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Game about citzenship, equality and secularism

<p><span lang="EN">The game can be played from 2 up to 6 players; it is for people from 8 to 99 years old; It can be played in a group with a designated person for each group that will give the right answer after consultation with the group.</span></p>
<p><span lang="EN">learning and knowledge through play</span></p>
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<p>&nbsp;(see attached description) ;</p><p><span lang="EN">Each player has six pawns of six color categories, he rolls the dice and a color appears. The person on his right reads the question (the answer is on the card). If the player’s answer is right he poses the pawn of the winning color on the board. Each player rolls the dice, the winner is the one who obtained 6 pawns from each category of colors.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span lang="EN">For the classic game, you just need a table with 6 chairs for all 6 players. For a better game, the game exists in a 2m x 2m size, in this case you need a sufficient number of tables, or a big table to put the game on without chairs.</span></p>
<p><span lang="EN">The expected result is that participants learn as they are having fun and also have thought about the question of secularism while exchanging with others.</span></p>
<p><span lang="EN">All feedbacks about the visual or content of game are very positive, all the exchanges are very rewarding; we have lots of demands to show the game in all sorts of different structures: schools, associations, institutions, companies, fairs etc ..</span></p><p><span lang="EN">The participant’s feedback concerning this game is that it is very accessible despite the complexity of the subject. </span></p><p><span lang="EN">A evolution is that this game can be transposed to other countries with a rewrite of the cards based on the laws of the country.</span></p>
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