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McKinsey Solve Game Combo: Guide + Videos

Watch how to Crack the Ecosystem Game in 23 Minutes
Find Out how to Master each of the 4 Phases of the Redrock
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McKinsey Solve Game Combo: Guide + Videos
  • McKinsey Solve Game Combo: Guide + Videos
  • McKinsey Imbellus Solve Game Secrets
  • McKinsey Solve Game Simulation Package
USD 187 USD 99

Receive two free bonuses with your purchase – for a limited time only!

Download the McKinsey Solve Combo now and get for free: 

  • The McKinsey Imbellus Solve Game Secrets Guide (worth $59) - you will learn everything you need to know with the most completed McKinsey Solve Game pdf guide on the market;
  • The Automated McKinsey Solve Excel (worth $29) – Get access to the new Excel to automatically create your chain without having to use any other tool

Get the Imbellus Solve Game guide and benefit from the Excel for free, before the price goes up.

How to get your FREE Automated Excel (worth $29)

Download the guide, go to page 91 and click on the link – you will get access to the Automated Excel immediately

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Note: The Combo currently includes 23 videos for the Ecosystem, Redrock and Plant Defense gamesWe will expand it soon with additional videos for the other games. When we do this, the price may go up. If you purchase the Combo now, you will access for free also the future videos without any additional investment.


What if you could play the McKinsey Solve Game…before taking the test?


  • Have you read all the possible material on the McKinsey Imbellus Solve Game, but you are still unsure of what to expect?
  • Did you understand what the game is about but, damn, if you could only WATCH how it really works?
  • Would you like to test yourself in advance with a real video simulation?


Are you looking for a guide that:

  • Allows you to watch real video examples of the Ecosystem Management, Redrock Study and Plant Defense scenarios, so that you can play the game in advance?
  • Explains step-by-step how to crack all the Game Scenarios (and not just the popular ones)?
  • Answers all your questions and breaks down all the myths and misconceptions on the Test?


After coaching hundreds of McKinsey candidates, Francesco developed for you the 1st full video simulation of the Ecosystem Management, Redrock Study and Plant Defense games, with the exact steps to crack them.


You can find out today what other candidates who did not prepare or bought cheap guides will be able to realize only on the day of the interview.


Unlike other guides, this combo will give you both a written guide to study and 2 hours and 11 min video content in 23 videos with a step-by-step simulation on how to complete the Ecosystem Management Game in less than 25 minutes (70% of the required time), how to master all the 4 phases of the Redrock and how to resist in the Plant Defense Game for 25+ turns (instead of the recommended 15).


This Combo Guide+Video works for every single office having the test. Whether you haven’t read anything on the Solve Game or have already purchased multiple guides, you are sure to find value in the McKinsey Solve Game Combo.


The exclusive Video Series will:

  • Offer you a complete video simulation of the Ecosystem Management, Redrock Study and Plant Defense games
  • Explain the exact steps to start to build the chain during the untimed tutorial that 99% of the candidates miss
  • Show you how to crack the Ecosystem Game in 70% of the time required
  • Include a complete tutorial on the new Automated Excel showing how to complete the Ecosystem Food Chain in 13 minutes
  • NEWPresent all the 4 Phases of the Redrock Study
  • NEWExplain how to get all the Redrock information in just 4 minutes
  • NEWShow examples of the 10 cases asked in the new final section of the Redrock Study
  • Provide a real simulation of 2 different maps of the Plant Defense Game
  • Explain in detail the 4 types of defenders and 3 types of barriers that you can use in the Plant Defense Game
  • Reveal how to resist for 25+ turns in the Plant Defense Game instead of the recommended 15
  • Help you replicate at home the Ecosystem Management, Redrock and Plant Defense scenarios before the actual game
  • Provide 2 hours and 11 minutes of content with 23 videos
  • Offer you access to all the future video content for free even when the price will go up


Plus, the McKinsey Imbellus Solve Game Secrets 152-page guide + Video Combo will:

  • Show the perfect strategy for each of the 6 Game Scenarios
  • Explain every single part of the game with ad-hoc pictures
  • Detail the exact steps to improve in the 5 Skills tested in the game
  • Provide insider information from previous applicants who succeeded in the game
  • Reveal the must-know answers to the most common questions on the Imbellus Solve Game
  • Disclose the exact probability of each Game Scenario
  • Offer you an automated Excel to create the Food Chain in the Ecosystem Game with a detailed tutorial
  • Give you a proven template to build the food chain in the Ecosystem Game
  • Provide you with real examples of food chains working and not working in the Ecosystem Game
  • Present the rules of the game for the Ecosystem Game
  • Explain to you the 8 steps to win the Ecosystem Game 
  • Show you the 7 steps to win the Plant Defense Game
  • NEW: Reveal the 5 key tips to pass the Redrock Study


This Combo will cover every single part of the Solve Game, so you can be 100% confident the day of the assessment, without worrying “I should have prepared better for this”.


You won’t have to spend countless hours reading information online or guides that may be outdated and refer to the Game previous versions – you will find everything you need here.


You will also get all the future versions of the guide – for free! If you buy the guide now, you will have access to its future updates. If the game changes in the next few weeks, you will be covered.


We may change this in the future, so we recommend you buy it now to benefit from the special access!


BUY NOW the McKinsey Solve Game Combo and start your journey to your McKinsey offer!


Page 1


  • Video 1: Welcome [2m14s]
Page 2


  • Video 2: The Structure of the Imbellus [4m29s]
  • Video 3: Starting the Tutorial [9m16s]
  • Video 4: The Rules of the Game [11m30s]
  • Video 5: Starting the Food Chain [6m54s]
  • Video 6: Finding the Animals [8m0s]
  • Video 7: Completing the Chain [13m45s]
  • Video 8: The Automated Excel [18m49s]
Page 3


  • Video 9: Starting the Tutorial [8m6s]
  • Video 10: Terrains, Defenders, Invaders [6m22s]
  • Video 11: How to Win the Plant Defense Game [11m15s]
  • Video 12: Simulation #1 - Tutorial [5m51s]
  • Video 13: Simulation #2 - Real Map [19m19s]
  • Video 14: Plant Defense Variations [3m53s]
Page 4


  • Video 15: Redrock - Introduction [4m32s]
  • Video 16: The 4 Phases of the Game [3m37s]
  • Video 17: Research Phase – Key Components [3m28s]
  • Video 18: Research Phase – Info to Collect  [6m18s]
  • Video 19: The Analysis Phase [5m06s]
  • Video 20: The Report Phase  [2m40s]
  • Video 21: The 10 Cases [3m40s]
  • Video 22: Final Tips [2m04s]
Page 5


Video 23: Conclusion [1m54s]


Page 2-5


  • A New Way to Assess Candidates
Page 6-11

Overview of the Imbellus Test

  • What is the Imbellus Test
  • The Last Version of the Game – the Real Scenarios Tested
  • The Skills Tested – Overview
Page 12-15

The Origin of the Test

  • How the Test Was Born
  • Why McKinsey Moved Away From the PST
  • The Evolutions of the Game
Page 16-35

The Game Scenarios

  • The Game Today – The Current Structure
  • Game 1: Ecosystem Management Detailed Overview
  • Game 2: Redrock Study Detailed Overview
  • Game 3: Plant Defense Detailed Overview
  • Game 4: Disaster Management Detailed Overview
  • Game 5: Disease Management Detailed Overview
  • Game 6: Migration Management Detailed Overview
Page 36-39

The Skills Tested

  • The Skills Tested – Definition
  • The Skills Tested – Example of Questions Asked
  • The Top Skill to Master
Page 40-60

Hacking the Scenarios

  • Ecosystem Management: How to Win the Game
  • Plant Defense: How to Win the Game
  • Disaster Management: How to Win the Game
  • Disease Management: How to Win the Game
  • Migration Management: How to Win the Game
Page 61-75

Mastering the Skills

  • Mastering the Skills – What You Should Practice
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 1
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 2
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 3
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 4
  • Mastering the Skills – Method 5
  • Mastering Individual Skills
Page 76-78

Learning Tests Best Practices

  • Test Best Practices – The Ultimate Cheat Sheet
Page 79-89

FAQs, Final Tips and Conclusions

  • Your Path to Master the Game
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Hacking the Game – Final Tips from Previous Candidates
Page 90-117

Appendix 1: Excel Model Tutorial for Scenario 1

  • Step-by-Step Approach to Identify the Optimal Location and Relevant Species for the Ecosystem Management game
Page 118-121

Appendix 2: Food Chain Template for Scenario 1

  • Proven Food Chain Pyramid to Identify the Ideal Species for the Ecosystem Management game
Page 122-129

Appendix 3: Rules of the Game Scenario 1

  • List of Rules for Ecosystem Management for the Ecosystem Management game
Page 130-137

Appendix 4: Food Chain Examples for Scenario 1

  • Examples of Food Chains Working and Not Working for the Ecosystem Management game
Page 139-139

Appendix 5: The 8 Steps to Win the Ecosystem Game

  • The Specific Steps to Take to Succeed in the Ecosystem Game
Page 140-148

The 7 Steps to Win the Plant Defense Game

  • The Specific Steps to Take to Succeed in the Plant Defense
Page 149-150

The 5 Key Tips to Pass the Redrock Study

  • The Specific Steps to Take to Succeed in the Redrock Study

About the Author

Content Creator
#1 Coach for Sessions (4.500+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ | Ex BCG | 10Y+ Coaching

Francesco is an interview coach, former BCG consultant and tech entrepreneur. He is the #1 coach on for meetings done, where he completed more than 3.000 expert sessions.

As a coach for consulting interviews, Francesco helped hundreds of candidates to land offers from McKinsey, BCG and Bain. Since 2016, he organizes consulting bootcamps in some of the leading universities in Europe.

As a consultant, Francesco joined BCG in the Milan office, where he worked on projects in the energy, industrial goods and consumer goods sectors. After BCG, he worked in venture capital in Germany as an angel fund associate.

As an entrepreneur, Francesco founded two companies in Europe and Asia in the entertainment and EdTech sectors. He is currently leading a Singapore-based company and supporting startups as a strategic advisor.

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September 04, 2022 by Anonymous

انصح اي شخص يشترك بدورته. تغنيك عن القروشة
الاكسنت حقه مره واضح وفيه ترجمه تحت فتقدر توقف المقطع وتترجم في حال مافهمت
بالنسبة للعبة الاولى .. اعطاك الاساس وانت عليك تتعامل مع الحالة الي ممكن تجيك. بحالتي انا جاء اصعب بكثير من الي شرحه وماعرفت احله زين للامانة مع اني تدربت على مقاطعه كلها بالاكسل لازم تتدرب كويس ولاحظ انه سريع جدا بالكتابة ومايعني انك بتكون زيه نهائي بالتالي بتاخذ وقت اطول بالحل وانت تكتب
ف اللعبة الاولى حاول تتدرب اكثر وتدرب على كل الامثلة الي حاطها هو سواء بالمقطع ولا بالاكسل ولاتعتمد فقط
على المادة المشروحة شفلك كم مقطع باليوتيوب يمكن تلقى طريقة اسهل من طريقته لانها تاخذ وقت طويل جدا
اللعبه الثانيه سهلة ومعطيك استراتيجة حلوة ورهيبة! شبه مضمون انك تجيبها
هو ذكر بالمقطع انه يكفيك ساعتين بس وتصير جاهز غير صحيح انا اخذت مني وقت جدا طويل حدود ٣ ايام ( خاصة باللعبة الاولى اما الثانيه علطول خلصتها ) وبالنهاية الناس قدرات
لفتني انه يرد بسرعة خلال ١٢ ساعة ماقصر ابد جاوب على كل الاستفسارات
نهاية انصح بالاشتراك فيها وبغض النظر عن القبول او لا كانت تجربة جميلة واستمتعت فيها ! اتمنى لكم التوفيق واخواننا العرب تعمدت اكتب التعليق بالعربي حتى نشجع بعضنا


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replied on September 04, 2022
Hi Hala,

Thanks for the nice review, I appreciate it! For any other questions please let me know.

January 06, 2022 by Anonymous

Concise and clear guidelines for the two games (ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT AND PLANT DEFENCE) in PDF file, video and excel format. You can save time by knowing in advance the purpose of the questions and the detailed rules.
The following are some of the key points that I found after taking the web test

In the 2-3 hours I had to take the web test, I was able to clear up a lot of my doubts and concerns about the test, allowing me more time to prepare for the case study interview.
The rules and procedures of the test are the same as in the real test and the information is very accurate.
You will be able to view the video and follow the procedure for a better understanding.

I followed the procedure for ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT, but I needed to get used to using Excel and it took more time than expected for the real test. As there are no examples, we can understand the rules but cannot improve our operational proficiency.

3 users found this review helpful.
Content Creator
replied on January 06, 2022
Hi there, thanks for the nice review!

In terms of practicing with the Excel, I would recommend to use it in advance in the video #8 (The Automated Excel), available in the very last version of the Combo, where there is a full example of a complete ecosystem scenario. Using the Excel with the information provided, you can replicate what you should do in the actual test. The video then shows you the solution to correctly use the Excel and create a chain in 16 minutes, so that you can verify if what you did was correct.

EDIT: The guide now includes the Redrock Study prep material as well.
February 05, 2022 by Anonymous

Simply put, if you want to pass this assessment, buy this material! I wouldn't have passed as well as i did without it. You will learn how to complete the assessment with lot's of time to spare and how to think about implementing the best strategies in the game. Francesco follows a very methodical but effective approach to teaching you how to succeed in this game. This was definitely a worthy investment!

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