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Connectors

No. of Players: 2+
Type of Game: written or spoken
What you need: pen & paper or nothing

Goal

To guess words that connect two words, phrases or expressions.

How to play

The gamemaster thinks of two words or phrases that have a single word in common, but one that fits after one word and before the other, like cheese in cottage cheese and cheesecake. He then asks the other players to guess this connecting word by telling them the other words. The player who correctly guesses the connecting word becomes the gamemaster for the next round. But if no player guesses correctly, the gamemaster can give additional hints for this word until a player does guess correctly.

Example

Arty: Which word connects drug and front?
Brenda: Store. That makes drugstore and storefront. What's a connector for base and room?
Colton: Ball, as in baseball and ballroom. How about pet and garden?
Damian: Rock. Pet rock and rock garden. Here's two others: bus and illness.
Erika: Hint, please.
Damian: The connector is a synonym for end or last.
Colton: Bus terminal and terminal illness.

And so on.

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