Description of the game

The name “happy strategy” is inspired by the children’ s game “happy family” or quartett, which aims it to constitute collect the four cards that form a family by exchanging cards with other player. The happy strategy game is very similar, players have to discuss and exchange rainwater management practices and form a “happy strategy”. The main task of the game is to bundle different practices into a strategy that fits the characteristics of a given landscape. The game consists of several support materials, and is implemented with several support persons. Detailed rules of the game can be adjusted depending on the objective of the game and the prior knowledge of the players.


Concept of rainwater management strategies at landscape scale

Elements of the game

Basic procedures of the game

Adapting the rules to the prior knowledge of the participants