JM Roxas is an agile coach from the Philippines with years of experience working in the software industry. From his early days a developer he’s had a passion for making the workplace fun and exciting. As an agile coach he has coached teams to bring their whole selves to work and to tweak their agile practices towards their own tendencies. JM is also the author of The Agilist Field Guide a book that helps newcomers start their agile journey.
Retrospectives are one of the key activities that teams have in order to improve. As a facilitator its always exciting when you get to try new formats or ways of conducting one. The board game King of Tokyo is one of my favorite board games and I thought it would be fun if we could somehow use the mechanics of the game to conduct retrospectives. Here is how we did it.