I’ve created a simplified PDF version of 27 Haiku: A Game of Art and Poetry that you can print at home or at your school. You’ll need 100 unlined 3×5 index cards. This version does not include art cards; you will need to choose a source of images, such as Flickr or The Google Art Project, in order to play.
UPDATE: A print-on-demand version of 27 Haiku is now available from The Game Crafter. Click here to order.
To download the print-at-home PDF version of 27 Haiku, click here.
Trailer soundtrack by Kevin MacLeod.
I’m proud to offer a preview of 27 Haiku: A Game of Art and Poetry. 27 Haiku is many things: a game, a tool to strengthen creativity and aesthetic judgement, a portable collection of fine art, and a work of experimental literature, among others. When playing the game, players compete to arrange fragments of poems into haiku; the winner of each round is the player whose composition most beautifully represents a particular famous work of visual art.
Sometimes these haiku are poignant:
Sometimes they are beautiful: