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Syzygies

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

Goal

To change one word into another word in stages.

How to play

Players challenge themselves or others to change a given word into another given word by moving through words which have a sequence of letters common to both. At each stage, some of the letters in one word occur in the exact order in the following word.

This game is similar to Word Ladder.

Example

Arleen challenges herself to change HAPPINESS into CHOCOLATE. She accomplishes this tasty task in the following way:

syzygy to change HAPPINESS into CHOCOLATE

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