[game Round 2 Life Events [game
(15-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 15-1:
1. caught dealing drugs (M) // attempt suicide (F) 1
2. raped (F) // sexually molested (M) 1 // 3
3. lose home & move into projects 2
4. parent dies // expelled 2 // 4
5. become pregnant (F) // join a gang (M) 3
6. sexually assaulted (attempted rape) (F) // sent to juvenile court for battery (hit teacher with chair) (M) 3
7. parents divorce (D) // wage earner loses job 3 // 5
8. parents divorce (D) // get into a knife fight with another student 3 // 4
9. lose virginity and have several relationships 4
10. failed, held back a year in school (MF//M) 4
11. starting to use marijuana // alcohol 4 // 5
12. have been getting a lot of F's in school 5
13. suspended for fighting in school repeatedly (M) // sexually harassed in school (F) 5
14. suspended for fighting in school repeatedly (M) // brother gets shot (F) 5
15. tracked into low math/reading classes 6
16. get to know members of a local jazz band 12
17. become a client of juvenile services 13
18. parents participate in marital therapy (D) // alcoholic parent participates in AA (A) 14
19. develop on-going relationship w/ caring, supportive school counselor 18
20. teacher develops a caring relationship with you // parent remarries (D) / adopted by a loving family (O) 18 // 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 2, move on to
round 3.

Go back to INSTRUCTIONS (Round 2).