Play the IDentity Game like Gin Rummy. Each person is dealt 9 cards. The goal of the game is to make two sets of 3 and one set of 4. Sets are composed of one of each category card. When it is your turn draw from the deck. In attempting to complete your sets you may draw from deck of face down cards. Your turn is over when you discard the 10th card in hand and place it upside down on a separate deck. The winner is the first to achieve the 3-3-4 set of cards.

After the game is over take a moment to look at the various identities you have put together. Talk aloud with other players about the kinds of people you’ve created. What does the picture of their life look like? What would be the most difficult part of their coming out process? What kind of friendships would the find? The questions are endless, and so are the games that you can invent on your own.

For traditional Gin Rummy Rules click here: HERE!