2019 U.S. National Wordsy Championship

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Category:Board Game
Rules:Wordsy (1st Edition)
Time slot:Fri Aug 2 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (4 hours)
Host:Vincent Salzillo (Formal Ferret Games)
Ages:Teen (13+)
Experience required:None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
Materials provided?Yes
Location:Indiana Convention Center, room Hall D: White, table 12-15
Tickets:1 out of 16 are available (as of 4 hours ago (3:30 pm Thursday February 20th, 2020))
Event added:Mon May 6 3:45 pm

Players study the 8 letters (always consonants) on the board and race against each other to write down a word and score points. Winner receives a special Formal Ferret prize package worth over $250!

A streamlined re-implementation of Prolix, a word game from 2010. Each round, players study the 8 letters (always consonants) on the board in real time. The first player to write down a word flips a 30-second timer. That player is now the fastest player, and every other player now has 30 seconds to write down their word. Once time has run out, the fastest player scores their word by counting the point value of each of the matching letters on the board. Players will play in 3 preliminary rounds; top scorers will advance to elimination play. The winner will receive the title of U.S. National Champion, a trophy and a special prize package from Formal Ferret Games worth over $250!

Warnings: The event was originally listed with rules of "Wordsy (1st)." It has been changed to "Wordsy (1st Edition)."

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