The Beer Game is a game about system dynamics from System Dynamics Society.

“Players experience the pressures of playing a role in a complex system and can see long range effects during the course of the game. Each player participates as a member of a team that must meet its customers’ demands. The object of the game is to minimize the total cost for your team.”

From the site, $125 gets you instructions, DVD, board, cards, pencils, and 600 plastic chips. And, presumably, something educational.

Harvard Business review sells PDF copies for $6.95. There’s something odd about that.