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Rebus

No. of Players: 1+
Type of Game: written
What you need: pen and paper

Goal

To create or solve puzzles in which combinations of letters and symbols represent words.

How to play

A rebus employs combinations of letters, numbers, symbols, pictures, and other devices to represent words or phrases. Players can challenge themselves or others to create and solve rebuses. If there are multiple players, one player can act as gamemaster by creating a series of rebuses and then timing the players to see who finishes the quickest. That winning player will become the gamemaster in the next round.

This game is similar to Pictonyms.

Examples

12 numbered rebus puzzles

Solutions:

1. I am not one to blame
2. One foot in front of the other
3. Life after death
4. Handball
5. An inside man
6. Left for dead
7. French kiss
8. One-hit wonder
9. World without end
10. One in a million
11. CAR = CAT-T+R
12. Just between you and me

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