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


To think of words that end with particular suffixes.

How to play

Players sit in a circle. The first player names a suffix like -ing, -ed, or -ly and the player to his right must say a word with that suffix. Then the player to his right must say a different word with that suffix, and so on. Any player who cannot think of a suitable word must drop out of the game. The last player left gets to suggest the suffix for the next round. The player who wins the most rounds is crowned the champion.

Alternatively, the gamemaster names a suffix and the other players have a certain amount of time to write down suitable words. The player who lists the most words becomes the gamemaster in the next round, and the winner of the most rounds is crowned champion.

This game is similar to Prefixes.


The players agree on a five-second time limit for responses. Any player not responding with a suitable word within that time must drop out.

Adelaide: I'm choosing the suffix -ship.
Bailey friendship
Christina: worship
Daren: township
Adelaide: warship
Bailey spaceship
Christina: membership
Daren: censorship
Adelaide: dealership
Bailey dictatorship
Christina: relationship
Daren: sportsmanship
Adelaide: scholarship
Bailey championship
Christina: battleship
Daren: Um... ah...
Adelaide: Time's up, you're out... marksmanship
Bailey readership

And so on.

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