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2003
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2 − 4
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Play On Words
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Play On Words is a 2-4 player card game played in the course of 10 rounds.

The object of each round is to be the first player to get rid of all your cards. Your hand is made up of eleven cards, each with a letter on it in one of three colors (blue, green, or red), in addition to several wild cards scattered throughout the deck.

To get rid of your cards you must first meet the goal of the round, which is to play a particular number of pure or mixed words (made up of letters of one color entirely or a combination of colors, respectively) as determined by a set of included cards.

Once a player has made their first goal, they can then get rid of their remaining cards by changing their own words or those of their opponents, by inserting letters, covering letters, or adding prefixes or suffixes. First person to get rid of their entire hand wins the round and scores the points for every card remaining in his/her opponents' hands. Highest score after ten rounds is the winner.

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Standard Deviation: 1.59
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