Creativity Games

Below you will find our creativity building games.  We release a new creativity game each Monday.

Join in the fun,  leave a comment in each of the games and see just how creative you can be.



Self Referential Sentences

Monday, 15 December 2014   |   Creativity Games

Mobius StripThis week we're creating in loops.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Use one of them to create a sentence that is self referential or a paradox. (See strategy below for some examples.)

  • raincoat
  • horse
  • title
 

Word Tweening

Monday, 08 December 2014   |   Creativity Games

TweenThis week we're filling in the gaps.

Game:  There are 5 words listed below.  Pick any two of them.  Now your task is to get from the first word to the other word by adding intermediate words.  Each intermediate word is to be created by changing one or two (three if you get really stuck) letters from the previous word. (You can add and remove letters too to get to the words of different lengths)

  • music
  • digging
  • entrance
  • tablet
  • poker

 

 

Rolling Improvement

Monday, 01 December 2014   |   Creativity Games

ChoiceThis week we're innovating.

Game:  There is 1 random word below.  It is the starting word.  Your aim is to suggest an improvement upon this item and building upon the improvements of previous commenters.  It must be a creative improvement.  That is, it cannot be obvious.

  • chess
 

Spoonerisms

Monday, 24 November 2014   |   Creativity Games

SpoonerismThis week we're mangling words.

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to use one of them to create a spoonerism.

  • cabbage
  • news
  • olive
  • curtain
  • cottage
 

Who What When Where Why

Monday, 17 November 2014   |   Creativity Games

Who? What? When? Where? Why?This week we're setting the scene.

Game:  There are 5 words listed below.  Your aim is to answer the questions Who? What? When? Where? Why?  Use one word for each answer.  Aim for coherency (ie. all the answers relate),  humor and craziness are fun too.

  • sale
  • gas
  • foam
  • velcro
  • envelope
 

Confucius Say

Monday, 10 November 2014   |   Creativity Games

Yin YangThis week we're being wise.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Use at least one of them to create a wise confucian saying.  You can aim for wise or for humorous. 

  • family
  • tent
  • antique
 

The Heaviest

Monday, 03 November 2014   |   Creativity Games

ScalesThis week we're weighing.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Tell us which one is the heaviest and explain why.  You may not use the same word as the person who commented before you.

  • ant
  • spaceship
  • summer
 

Random Movie Reviews

Monday, 27 October 2014   |   Creativity Games

Clapper boardThis week we're reviewing.

Game:  There are 3 random words below. Use one, two or three of them as inspiration for a review of a popular movie.  The review must be indirect however.  That is,  it summarises the movie, but in a non obvious, obscure way. (see below for an example)

  • sign
  • stage
  • prison
 

Cockney Shenanigans

Monday, 20 October 2014   |   Creativity Games

CollaborationThis week we're going out with a bang! (talking rhyming slang)

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to use one of them to come up with a rhyming slang for another word or phrase.  You can use more than one of the words if you like.  Try and make your rhyming slang related to the word it is representing in some way, the more interesting and creative the better.

  • elastic
  • golf
  • planet
  • pasta
  • mud
 

Random Futures

Monday, 13 October 2014   |   Creativity Games

Perpetual Motion DeviceThis week we're predicting.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Use two of them in a prediction about a technology that may become a reality in the future.  The more out there the better.

  • bee
  • king
  • dinosaur
  • hot plate
  • passport
 

A Murder Mystery

Monday, 06 October 2014   |   Creativity Games

Murder MysteryThis week we're sleuthing.

Game:  There are 4 random words below.  They are clues found at the scene of the murder.  Your aim is to state why the previous commenters hypothesis on the murder cannot be so, followed by your own hypothesis. 

  • butcher
  • sea
  • jet
  • photograph
 

Book Ends Game

Monday, 29 September 2014   |   Creativity Games

book endsThis week we're joining words.

Game:  There is a random word below.  Create a word pair (2 words) which make sense and for which the first letter of the first word and the last letter of the second word are the same (ie these are the book ends).  They must relate to the random word below.

  • minute
 

Random Ogooglebar

Monday, 22 September 2014   |   Creativity Games

BrowserThis week we're seeking what is unknown.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Using them as inspiration, see if you can come up with something that is ogooglebar.

  • mat
  • whistle
  • pumpkin
 

Joined Concepts

Monday, 15 September 2014   |   Creativity Games

MastermindThis week we're joining.

Game:  There are 5 random words below. Join two of them to create a new concept.  Explain what that concept is.

  • tide
  • station
  • baby
  • leg
  • runway
 

Random Puns

Monday, 08 September 2014   |   Creativity Games

Clapper boardThis week we're being punny.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Use them to come up with a funny movie title that includes a pun.  Preferrably it should be a take on an existing movie.  You don't have to use these words exactly,  only as inspiration. (eg. ravioli may suggest a pun to do with Italian food).  You only have to base your pun off one of the words not all of them.

  • factory
  • harp
  • square
 

Stuck on a Deserted Island

Monday, 01 September 2014   |   Creativity Games

Deserted IslandThis week we're surviving.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  You have just washed up on a deserted island and these words represent items that have also washed up.  Think of the most creative ways you could use these items to help you survive.

  • soap
  • dictionary
  • button
  • blanket
  • traffic lights
 

Creative Haiku Poem

Monday, 25 August 2014   |   Creativity Games

Three PebblesThis week we're waxing poetic.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  You are to write a haiku poem where one of these words is on each line.  See below for more on what a haiku poem is.  You may pick whatever subject you like for your poem.

  • violin
  • crown
  • barrel
 

Tom Swifty

Monday, 18 August 2014   |   Creativity Games

Tom SwiftyThis week we're adding a hidden pun.

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to create a Tom Swifty using one of the random words (It can be the word directly or the word as inspiration).  (see Strategy below for what a Tom Swifty is)

  • bargain
  • kangaroo
  • beetle
  • seat
  • model
 

Rolling Relationships

Monday, 11 August 2014   |   Creativity Games

ChainThis week we're refining.

Game:  There is 1 random word below.  It is the starting word.  Your aim is to reply with a word that is similar to the previous comments word in some way based on it's letters.  See below for examples.  The more cryptic and creative the better.  You cannot use the same relationship as any previous comment.

  • sneeze
 

It doesn't make sense

Monday, 04 August 2014   |   Creativity Games

ChoiceThis week we're talking gibberish.

Game:  Below you will find 3 random words.  Your aim is to use any two of them to create a statement that is grammatically correct but actually makes no sense at all.

  • degree
  • stairs
  • catastrophe
 
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