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Back-words

No. of Players: 2+
Type of Game: spoken
What you need: nothing

Goal

To guess words when they are spelled backwards.

How to play

One player spells out a word backwards. The first player to correctly identify the word is the winner, or scores one point. The winner, or the first player to reach 5 points, becomes the backwards speller for the next round. The lead player can also choose to pronounce words backwards instead of spelling them.

Alternatively, the players can hold a Reverse Spelling Bee.

Example

Aaron: The first word is spelled R – E – G – R – U – B – M – A – H.
Bentley: HAMBURGER
Aaron: You get one point. The next word is X – O – B – L – I – A – M.
Catalina: MAILBOX
Aaron: That's one point. This word is pronounced like "reh–tom."
Dayana: MOTHER

And so on...

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