This paper deals with macrotheories of nursing and a new way of looking at them. It also shows through the use of a board game why the discipline of nursing would be greatly hindered in its development by the acceptance of only one of the nursing macrotheories available today. The board game shows that macrotheorists of nursing do not discuss death and dying as a part of their conceptual models. Since death is not incorporated into the concepts, then they are not describing or explaining all the aspects dealt with in the discipline of nursing. This is not to say that theory is not necessary but that the acceptance of only one nursing macrotheory (model) is limiting and inhibiting. It denies nursing the ability to create and use intuition.