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Word By Word

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


To gradually create a story using single words spoken by players.

How to play

Once players decide the order they will proceed, the first player will say a word. The second player will then add another word, along with the third, fourth and so on, until an (often humorous) story is created to everyone’s satisfaction. Multiple rounds will usually be necessary with smaller groups.

This game is similar to Consequences, NeverEnding Story, and Unfolding Story.


Abe: Saturday
Becky: Night
Carl: I
Dan: Went
Earl: To
Abe: The
Becky: Zoological
Carl: Pub
Dan: With
Earl: Dan
Abe: The
Becky: Donkey
Carl: For...

And so on.

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