[game piece] Round 1 Life Events [game piece]
(12-yr olds)

Steps in each round:

Step 1. Find the appropriate page. You have presumably already done this step to get to this page. If that's not how you got here, click here.

Step 2. Get 3 random numbers between 1 and 20. If any number or "life event" is repeated, get additional numbers. Click on the "Spin!" button below or use your own method (click here for alternate suggestions).

Step 3. Read the 3 numbered life events in the table below that correspond to the 3 random numbers. If table below is hard to read (text runs together), click here.

Step 4. See below (after the chart).

page 12-1:
1 . lose home and live on street 1
2 . raped (F) // Sexually molested (M) 1 // 3
3 . Parent dies // expelled 2
4 . parents divorce (~D) 3
5 . beaten several times by parent or guardian 3
6 . failed, held back in school (M) // lose virginity (F) 3
7 . wage earner in family loses job 4
8 . starting to use marijauna/alcohol 5
9 . fighting in school repeatedly (M) // sexually harassed in school 6
10 . recruited by gang (M) // diagnosed with bulimia (F) 6
11 . shoplifting, reported to police, given a warning 7
12 . get caught smoking in the bathroom 7
13 . tracked into low math/reading group 8
14 . smoking cigarettes a lot with friends 9
15 . move to a new (better) school 11
16 . selected for main role in school play 13
17 . win school/county wide academic contest (writing, speech, art, math) 15
18 . Parents participate in marital therapy/alcoholic parent joins AA 16
19 . "adopted" by a "big brother or sister" 18
20 . parent remarries (D)/ adopted by loving family (O)/ develop caring relationship with teacher 20

Step 4. Add the 3 "risk numbers" together (from the column on the right in the table), and consult the following chart:

Points to Cards Conversion:

Step 5. The contestant receives the number of cards indicated above. Remember that an orange risk card and a green protective card cancel each other. (Cancelled cards are returned to Vanna.) The cards the contestant now has will be used at the beginning of the next round to determine what page he or she will land on.

After all contestants have finished round 1, move on to
round 2.

Go back to INSTRUCTIONS (Round 1).