Bracket Mini Game Challenge
Cards dice and ruler needed
By: Hacko Games
Welcome to Animal Madness. This is for your kids when you are playing the basketball bracket. This a quick competition of games, each under a minute. You can play with many different player counts.
Setup: Choose an even number of players. 2, 4, 8, 16 or 32 players will work best. Each player will select a region from below. You will use the animals to fill out the bracket depending on how many players. The rankings are important for ties. Start with the yongest player. They can choose where to put their animal in the bracket. Placement will go around in a clockwise order or by age. It is best to balance the animals in the brackets. Once all animals are placed you will start the competition. Write rankings if needed. Each section has a small game you play.
Play: Each game reqires you to win 3 games to advance. When you get to the final four you will play 2 games and use prediction as a tie breaker. The final match will consist of all for games plus prediction as a tie breaker.
Dice Roll: Each player rolls a die. Highest number wins.
High Card: Shuffle a deck of playing cards. Players flip a card. High wins.
Arrow Spin: Spin a ruler with marked end. If it doesn’t point at a player it is a tie.
Rock, Paper Scissors: You know the rules.
Prediction: Guess a card number. Flip a card. Closest to the number wins.
Advanced Play: For every match you win you get the difference between the rankings. The winner is the player with the highest point total.