Surely you must have played the Game of Life
? It was a board game that always appealed to me; partly because it had a clicky spinning wheel instead of regular dice, but also because of the neatness of the whole experience - the well behaved blue and pink pegs, the salary that always came in on time, the guarantee that insurance and university really did pay off.
Perhaps it's no surprise then that I'm a big believer in organizing my real life with lots of lists - I have tried full-on GTD
but really what I prefer are just to do lists, on paper, so that I can underline, star and vigorously score out entries when they're done. Even better is the act of feeding the whole list to the shredder when everything is done.
I've been playing around with a new iPhone app called Epic Win
, which in some ways is like a 21st century Game of Life. Specifically it's the game of your life