Scattergories versión española


There is a commercial version of this game called scattegories. It can be played during lockdown and is social distancing friendly. It involves thinking of words which start with a certain letter within a time limit of 3 minutes. You can play this game with a group of people who are not in the same room if you use zoom or other group software. If players have their own smartphone you don't need to print out the word lists.
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To play ALPHALEX, choose a list and select a letter. You must think of a different word which begins with that letter for each category. You have 3 minutes to complete your list. You score 1 point if you think of a word that no one else has. You score 0 points if someone has the same word. You score 2 points if you have an answer with a first and second word with the same letter (e.g. if you put "Donald Duck" for a Disney character beginning with D, you would score two points).

At the end of each round, someone acts as chairman and each player reads out their answers and writes down their score. You can discuss the answers and accept or reject them. In reality, the funniest part of the game is the arguments you can have when discussing if an answer is valid or not.

You can change the amount of time in the timer by editing the little box but you must keep the same format, e.g. 02:45 (two minutes, 45 seconds).


Choose your list

List 1

1. a 4-letter word

2. a Disney film

3. a flower

4. something green

5. a job/occupation

6. a politician/world leader

7. a tool

8. an animal

9. something cold

10. something in the kitchen

11. something that jumps

12. something with stripes