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Baseball Focus

gamerisms focuses on the game of baseball with a glossary, facts, trivia and a quiz.
Step up for a triple hit with the 3-part glossary that defines baseball and includes a learning games section.
Learn the meaning of Can of Corn, Chin Music, Gap, Hot Corner, Baltimore Chop and Submariner.
Additionally, there is Baseball Trivia with unique facts, records, players and memories of the game.
Whats your final score after taking the Baseball Quiz with 10 Q&A like this:
What is the baseball jargon used for the following pitch after a full count is established? This pitch will benefit either the batter or pitcher at this point.
A. Money Shot
B. Clutch Pitch
C. Payoff Pitch

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Explore Double Puzzle Games

gamerisms explores double puzzle games: classic + video games.
The puzzle video game genre includes games such as Bejeweled 3 to Nightsky, World of Goo, Peggle, Osmos, Toki Tory, Puzzle Dimension, Bookworm Adventures, Puzzle Quest or Armadillo Run.
For the video game page, Angry Birds 3DS and Puzzle Quest are 2 of the most popular reviewed.
For the other part of double puzzle, there is classic or paper puzzle games here:
Puzzle Games Glossary, your guide to details about Sudoku, Rubiks Cube, Crosswords, Deal or No Deal, Twist Me Silly, Chuggles and Jungle Bubble Skill Games.

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Defining Tile + Dice Games

gamerisms defines the 3 Tile Games of Mahjong, Dominoes and Paigow followed by Dice Games.
Each of the 3 tile games includes a glossary along with history, rules and strategies.
Some examples of the language of the game are Mahjong: Chow and Eye.
Dominoes: Block or Jam.
Paigow: Points are counted up to nine after which the modulus 10 rule applies with subsequent numbers starting again from 1.
Dice Games info is here to explore with a list of 10 popular dice games played worldwide.
Poker Dice and Yahtzee are at the top of this skill games list followed by Boggle, Bunco, Farkel, Kismet, Stack and Shut the Box. Sicbo and Craps, likely the most recognized true gambling games complete the list of 10.

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Talking Sportsbetting + Ebook

sportsbetting glossary, quiz, factsgamerisms talks Sportsbetting at and offers these unique resources.
First up is the 3-part glossary detailing terms and lingo along with handicap betting types and types of sport betting terms for specific games.
Move on to explore Sportsbetting Facts-Trivia about the global interest for sportsbetting.
Check out SportsBetting Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A like this one:
What does Goliath refer to with sportsbetting?
A. Multiple bets that includes 247 bets for several events.
B. Slang term for a tall Black Jack dealer.
C. A bettor who places high wagers on the long shots of the game.
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Spoken Like a Dart

gamerisms defines the unique and amusing language of the darts.
You will find darts facts-trivia, a quiz with 10 Q&A while exploring the 2-part glossary of this skill game.
Examples of the unique language are Flat Tire, Hat Trick, Low Ton, Pie and Sevens.
Jump over to view the Darts Facts Trivia Report where you will learn that the highest possible score with three darts at a World Dart Federation board is 180.
Try this Dart Quiz with questions like: What is Shanghai referring to with the game of darts?

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12 Poker Games to Explore

12 poker games are detailed in the skill games section at gamerisms.
These card games are either poker variations or skill games created for entertaining fun.
You will find Poker Stud variations of 5-card, 6-card and 8-card?
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Poker Games Glossary is sure to be your next stop where a dozen versions played at casinos online and off are defined.
The 12 multiplayer games described include Razz Caribbean Stud, 5 Card Stud, SitNGo, Red Dog and Let It Ride.

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Talking Backgammon

gamerisms talks backgammon with 5 resources for passionate players.
Learn the rules and strategies then move on to a 3-part glossary that defines the game.
Test your IQ with quiz questions and answers about the terms, lingo and jargon of the game like:
What do backgammon players' mean by Crunch?
A. Holding six points in a row so that an opponent is stuck behind it.
B. Player's position whereby a prime must be broken up as the only play.
C. Leaving a blot when hitting an opponent's blot.
Next up is the Backgammon Facts Trivia that states among other facts:
The first major international Backgammon tournament was held in the United States in March of 1964 and was attended by celebrities, royalty and an overload of press.

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Spotlight Poker + Ebook Freebie

poker games glossary, casino games ebook, factsPoker is in the spotlight at gamerisms.
There are 5 parts to the poker section to include a separate glossary for Holdem, Omaha and Stud Poker.
The 10 Worst Texas Holdem Starting Hands and 10 Best Hands completes this page.
Here are 5 of the Worst Starting Hands:
1) 2-6 Unsuited. The low straight draw possibility is a long shot with this combo.
2) 2-7 Unsuited. If you think 2-6 unsuited is useless, this hand can easily be beaten by a pair of eights
3) 2-8 Unsuited. The only good news is that a pair of 8s beats a pair of 7s. Nothing to cheer about here.
4) 2-9 Unsuited. Toss ‘em. Enough said.5) 2–10 Unsuited. Possible pair of tens–nah, move on.
Poker Facts Trivia provides plenty of info about poker versions and Winners.
Lastly, receive a Free Preview of the Ebook, Casino Games: The Total Take that includes poker and 6 other Casino Games plus a Bonus Strategy Package.

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10 Video Game Genres

gamerisms defines 10 video game genres at the site.
For each genre, there is a description followed by reviews for that group.
The reporting includes: action-adventure, shooting, fighting, war games, sport games, racing, puzzle/board games, simulation=SIM and educational video games.
12 Poker Game Software Reviews completes the list.
Software reviews include Wilson Turbo Texas Holdem,Post Office, Mobile Poker Trainer.
Also, there are 2 Poker Tournament Software Reviews plus the entertaining and popular Poker Night 2.

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Video Games Glossary Plus

gamerisms reaches out to passionate gamers with a 2-part glossary. There is a brief history, followed by types of players, 10 game genres defined and concludes with the terms, lingo and jargon for the video game world.
For example, Sports Gamers: refers to gamers who only play sport related titles. Most sports have a corresponding video game today.
From baseball to soccer to paintball, all sports are represented. The growing popularity and ease of access to online play has propelled the sports gamer industry to a new level.
It is now possible for a video game player to connect with people from around the world. Sports gamerz find this especially challenging since they can test their skills one on one with gamers on another continent.
The second part Video Gamer Terms speaks the language with terms like Farming, Grind, Lock-on, PSP and SIM=Simulation Game.
Moving over to the Game Guides, section, be sure to check out Video Game Online Play Guide.

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Language of Basketball

golf terms, golf quiz, triviagamerisms explores the Language of Basketball with a 3-part glossary, facts trivia report and a challenging quiz.
The glossary provides a learning games section along with terms and lingo of the game like Front, In the Paint, Jump Hook, Outlet Pass, Pick and Roll and Running Jumper.
Basketball Quiz will test your knowledge of basketball speak with 10 Q&A.
Example: What does the basketball players' term Fill the Lane mean?
A. Chaotic inbound play where all defensive players rush the player throwing in the ball.
B. Moving rapidly close to the sideline to disperse the defense.
C. Slang term for shooting from every possible spot on the floor.
Jump to Basketball Trivia for plenty of facts and trivia like The New York Nicks won 12 straight games against the Boston Celtics in 1995 and were the first to do so.
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Blackjack Spoken Here

gamerisms speaks the language of blackjack to include a glossary, strategy tips, online guide plus a quiz and facts-trivia.
There is a 3-part glossary of terms, lingo and a learning games section. You will also find 2 Strategy articles written by recognized experts.
The Blackjack Quiz consists of 10 Q&A and extra bonus quiz questions, like this: What is a Stiff Hand in Blackjack?
The Blackjack Facts-Trivia resource provides info about Famous Players, Games Stats and Odd Trivia.
The Online Blackjack Guide describes 4 unique online versions along with Versions and choices available. Also find 2 other internet playing options: tournaments and live dealer action.

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Slots Speak Spotlight

gamerisms presents slots speak spotlight starting with the 3-part glossary, some facts-trivia and a quiz.
Slots are defined with terms, lingo and jargon like: Buy a Feature, Community Slots, Pokies, Penny Slots, TITO, Fruit Machines and Mini Games.
With over 10 articles, the subjects of Wheel of Fortune Winners, New slots for 2014, 2015 and 2016 are reviewed, Penny vs. Dollar Slots with trivia and a quiz mixed in.
Guides for Online Slots and Online Progressives will report about the game creators, types of slots available and online slots strategies.
If you are playing a progressive game, whether it’s slots or any other game, you MUST play maximum bet, or you can never realize the full return of the machine.
It’s all or nothing when a progressive jackpot comes into question.

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Playing Video Games Guide

video games online guidePlaying Video Games Guide is available at gamerisms.
The guide includes an introduction, general online info, playing choices, types of games plus tips and strategy.
Types of Games & Genres preview:
Puzzle Genre: Doodle God, Super Stacker 2, Perfect Balance, Cog Factory, The Right Mix, Ricochet Kills 2
Shooters Genre: Warframe, War Thunder, Ace Online, Ghost Recon Phantoms, Counter-Strike, Battlefield Heroes and Unreal Tournament where players are given a chance to display their abilities either individually or in a team.
Strategy Genre: Battle Nations, Battleline Steel Warfare, Dogs of War and Frontline Tactics
Zombie Games: H1Z1, Day Z, Escape Dead Island, Hazard Ops
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Talking About Social Gaming

gamerisms talks about the wide-ranging category of social, skill and/or casual games available online.
You will find lists of Social Gaming network sites, types/genres of games plus ways to play whether via browsing gaming sites, mobile devices, apps or purchasing your own version to play on your PC.
Additionally, Virtual Currency, Pay to Play, Bonus Rewards & Promotions are reported.
Social Games Online is reported extensively in our ebook.
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All About the Game of Craps

gamerisms presents the All About Craps unit that includes a glossary, trivia-facts, strategy and quiz for this popular dice game.
Learn the basics before moving on to a 3-part glossary that defines the terms, lingo and strategy for casinos online and off.
Examples are End of the Line, Hi-Lo, Long and Strong. Also find a Betting Summary Chart at Glossary: Part 2 for Multiple Roll Bets and Proposition/Single Roll Bets.
The Craps Quiz with 10 Q&A plus bonus questions will challenge your craps IQ.
Example Question: When can you make an Odds Bet at a craps game?
Completing this craps section, there is the Craps Facts-Trivia report detailing craps history, winners on a roll and superstitions.
Stay at the table for an amusing article titled: the Language of Craps.

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Total Golf Package

gamerisms offers the total golf package beginning with a 4 part glossary plus a learning games section.
There are golf terms, lingo, jargon and phrases like Dogleg, Dormy, Closed Face, Quail High, Skill and Waggle.
Jump to the golf facts trivia report with plenty of history, champion golfers and unique oddities of the game like this example:
1618 saw the creation of the Featherie golf ball. These balls were made by stuffing wet feathers into a leather sphere and then the sphere was sewn shut.
You are ready to tee up the Golf Quiz that will challenge your Golf IQ with 10 Q&A.

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Poker Quiz X 2

gamerisms offers a general poker quiz about poker terms and strategy with 12 Q&A along with a separate Holdem Poker Quiz.
An example is:In Omaha, what does the term Brick refer to?
A. The term for a card between 9 and a King as it is unlikely to qualify for an 8 low.
B. The term for when a player has four of the same card, such as four Kings, in their hand without using any of the community cards.
C. Landing a boat on the final card.
Next, line up Quiz 2: Holdem Em Quiz with 10 Q&A like this one:
Which of these 3 online poker game groups is proprietary and available exclusively online only?
A. Poker Pursuit, Cyberstud and Pineapple Poker
B. Razz, Irish Poker and SitNGo Poker
C. Badugi, Pusoy and Red Dog

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Total Football

football facts trivia, glossary, quizgamerisms provides a Total Football section consisting of terms-glossary, learning game section, quiz and facts-trivia report.
One of the 10 quiz questions is:
What is a Buttonhook in reference to football players?
A. Route run by a receiver who runs down the field and abruptly turns back toward the quarterback.
B. The required way a player has to wear their helmet.
C. Another term for a touchdown.
There is plenty of football trivia to view, like:
Three pro football players have won the Triple Crown awarded to those who have attained three individual statistical championships in one year: Sammy Baugh in 1943, Steve Van Buren in 1945 and Bill Dudley in 1946.
The ebook Fantasy Sports & Sportsbetting: Two Guides. Tips, Terms, Trivia, Tops Online, Tested Strategies and Triple Quiz
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Attention! Roulette Players

gamerisms presents the excitement of the wheel with a 3-part roulette glossary, quiz and trivia for passionate roulette players.
The glossary introduction includes a table layout graphic, a listing of all bets-payouts and roulette wheel strategies that are followed by terms in 2 parts.
Roulette Trivia-Facts includes this listing of seven other online roulette versions:
Roulette Professional, Roulette Royale, Roulette with Neighbors, Double Bonus Spin,Card Roulette and Hot Streak.
Take up the Roulette Quiz challenge with 10 questions like: Which is the correct payout for a Split Roulette bet? Wagering on two numbers at once. An inside bet.
Later, take a peek at the Roulette Gaming Guide for online play options and you are ready to spin that wheel!

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Tennis Talk & Trivia

gamerisms talks the game of Tennis with a 3-part glossary and tosses in some trivia.
Along with a learning game section, find these terms and lingo of the game: Dink, Flat, Frame, Hacker, Over Wrap and Hit on the Rise.
Take the Tennis Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A. For example: What is a Bagel during tennis games?
For more tennis, go to Tennis Trivia where you will learn that the US attained a remarkable position in Tennis when Arthur Ashe won the men’s singles and Virginia Wade won the title for Women’s singles in 1968.

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Online Roulette + Craps Guide

online roulette, crapsThe Online Roulette + Craps Guide at gamerisms details the playing options, tips and strategy for 2 popular casino games.
Some unique roulette versions available online are Multi-Ball Roulette, Multi-Wheel Roulette and Live Dealer Roulette.
Also find craps tips and strategies like:
Always repeat a winning parley bet.
Don’t advance in your betting progression until you win two parlays in a row or win with odds.
Don’t Pass/Don’t Come are excellent bets at a ‘cold’ craps table.
Also find links to other Roulette and Craps resources at the site.
Be wary about making field or proposition bets considering the long odds.
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Poker News

For your poker news, go to The site details the extensive and varied poker versions/variations offered online plus poker players’ Top 10 Benefits, playing tips and strategy.
The poker guide focuses on unique poker versions, some of which can only be found online.
Additionally, gamerisms provides ample poker info about multiplayer games, an extensive glossary, poker software reviews, facts trivia, a poker quiz and online poker tips.
Move on over to the Poker Strategy + Holdem Position Report for poker glossary and Holdem Position Strategy.
Play On!

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Click for Preview: 40 Quiz Ebook

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This Game Players Ebook offers more than 400 questions and answers.
The publication is a gift to passionate game players and fans seeking a challenge, an education and entertainment.
The first 5 chapters include a collection of 30 quiz created for players who want to connect and explore the language and strategies for casino games, sports, skill plus video games in an engaging way.
Chapter 6 offers bonus content with 10 extra casino quiz Q&A’s for the games of Blackjack, Slots + Video Poker, Roulette, Video Poker, Craps and Keno.
The Poker bonus section will test your knowledge of Baccarat, Omaha, Holdem and Let It Ride.
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Slots Review Group

gamerisms presents a group of slots reviews.
2015 Slots Machines details the newer versions from 7 slot machine makers: Aristocrat, Bally, IGT, GTech, Konami WMS Gaming and Scientific Games.
For example, IGT's, Wheel of Fortune games: the world's most popular slot theme sets sail for the tropics with Wheel of Fortune Jackpot Paradise featuring a touch-screen interface and interactive bonus rounds.
The five-reel game introduces a playful symbol set including kiwis, coconuts, beaches, bananas along with the Wide Area Progressive top award, aptly titled Jackpot Pick Bonus.
2015 slot games, upgrades, info about online connections and industry news is included for passionate slot players.
Slots 2016 provides a bunch of 2016 slots.
Margaritaville, featuring the music of Jimmy Buffett, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Caddyshack. Additionally, five slot machines follow-up titles: Michael Jackson Icon, Wizard of Oz Not in Kansas Anymore, Elvis Lives, Friends I’ll Be There For You, and Titanic Heart of the Ocean.

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And Then There's Hockey

And Then There's Hockey at gamerisms where fans and players will find the language of Hockey with the terms, lingo and jargon from the Hockey World.
Examples from the 4-part glossary are: Biscuit, Chippy, Dive, Enforcer, Face Wash, Goon and Sleeper.
Skate on over and take the challenging Hockey Quiz to test your game IQ.
Lastly, there is the final hockey word found at the Hockey Facts Trivia Report that includes history plus players and game records like:
Wayne Gretzky, one of the most famous NHL players, holds 60 records.They include: most regular-season goals with 894, most regular season assists with 1963 and most goals in one season with 92.

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All About Fantasy Sports

At gamerisms, it's all about Fantasy Sports.
The terms, lingo and jargon are up first for you to experience the fun and profit of FS.
Examples are: ADP, Blind Bidding, Donk, Fade and Grinders.
Part 2, Fantasy Sports Terms includes these terms and phrases: Keeper, Overlay, Punk, Snake Draft, Mock Draft and Tilt.
Additionally, there are 2 lists of Baseball abbreviations and Football position short forms.
Jump in and increase your knowledge of fantasy sports.

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Penny vs Dollar Slots Talk

gamerisms talks penny vs dollar slots to include a comparison report.
There is penny, dollar and online slots features, betting and payouts.
The report concludes with Penny Slot Winners. Here is an example of a big payday playing penny slots:
Alberto Lopez, a 51-year-old construction worker decided to head over to Jackson Rancherio. He put $100 in the penny machine when his luck came through and he hit the jackpot for $1,129,009.20. Lopez plans to use some of the money to pay off his loans and "do something for mom."
Jump over to Wheel of Fortune Winners for more jackpot wins.
gamerisms is the place to be with 10+ slot articles or reports.

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Video Poker = Royalty

gamerisms presents Video Poker = Royalty to include the language of the game and video poker strategy.
Unpack the VP unit and find a glossary, strategy tips, VP versions defined, facts and trivia report along with a challenging quiz.
Also, there are descriptions of newer Video Poker versions plus Bonus Quiz questions like this:
For Bonus Video Poker, what are the payouts for 2 pair and 4 Aces with max coin in play?
VP Facts Trivia details strategy for 12 versions plus winners stories.
Lastly, Video Poker Online Report provides a sample of VP versions, online plus tips and strategy for 3 of the most popular versions: Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild and Joker Poker.
Come on over and Talk Video Poker = Royalty!

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What U Need to Know about Online Gaming

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This online games report details 14 game types to include casino, fantasy sports, social and video gaming.
An introduction merges an online gaming glossary with 10 Benefits of Playing Online.
Later, you can easy click to casino guides for the games of blackjack, slots, progressive slots, poker, craps, video poker, roulette, bingo and sportsbetting=10.
4 more guides report about mobile gaming, fantasy sports, video games and social gaming to complete the 14 game guides.
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Volleyball Team

The gamerisms team offers a glossary, quiz and facts trivia report.
This entertaining resource begins with a 2-part glossary covering the terms, lingo and phrases of the game.
Some examples of the unique language of the game are Back Set, Beach Dig, Cut Shot, Facial and Lip.
Volleyball facts-trivia details the history, records and winners of the game including Olympic glory.
Test your Volleyball Speak with the Volleyball Quiz by taking the 10 questions about the language of the game like this one:What is a Fish or Tuna at volleyball games?
A. Two or more players running into each other going after the ball.
B. Player who is entangled in the volleyball net.
C. The player that frequently uses the net to save the ball.

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Batter Up for Cricket

gamerisms talks the game of cricket with a glossary, quiz and facts-trivia for passionate players and fans.
Begin with a 2-part glossary of terms, lingo and jargon.
The Facts-Trivia Report includes this bit of info:
First set of rules came in 1774 with 22-yard pitches, 4 ball overs, stumping, no-balls and stopping wicket-keepers from blocking movements of the batsmen.
Even then, Australians were different and an Australian over had 8 balls.
Lastly, take the Cricket Quiz where you will find this question:
What does the term Beamer mean in cricket games?
A. Lingo for a very dangerous ball that does not bounce after leaving the bowler’s hand and reaches the batsman above the waist.
B. Term for a ball that is hit directly over the boundary without bouncing on the field.
C. Lingo for the umpire who carries a flashlight.

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Testing your Chess IQ

gamerisms invites passionate players to test your Chess IQ with a quiz of 10 Q&A.
Example: What does the term Advanced Pawn reference in chess?
A. An advanced pawn is a pawn on the bishop's file.
B. On the opposing player's side of the chessboard, an advanced pawn may be fragile if it is overextended or difficult to defend.
C. An advanced pawn is behind the pawn of the same color on a neighboring file.
Jump over to the 3-part chess + checkers glossary and rules with tourney playing tips.
There are 2 Strategy articles: Chess Attack and Chess Game Balance
Wrap it up with Chess Facts-Trivia that is certain to add to your knowledge of the game.
It's your Move, Mate!

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Here's the Word

Here's the word at gamerisms for word games starting with a 2-part glossary.
Part 1 focuses on pencil word game types and classic games.
Part 2 reports other word games plus a glossary of 5 popular word games globally.
An example is Chicktionary that involves the use of anagrams. Players are presented with a rack of eggs containing three, four, five, six, and seven letter egg sequences. Chickens are at the bottom of the rack with seven letters.
The chosen chicken drops into a box. Clicking on several chickens allows the player to create words. The aim of the player is to fill up the egg racks with words by creating words within a specific amount of numbers and points are earned for doing so.

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