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.



A Silly Question

Monday, 12 March 2012   |   Creativity Games

QuestionsThis week we're inquiring.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Come up with the most interesting question you can regarding one of them.  Think about the most interesting angles you can come from.

  • Diving Board
  • Stampede
  • Aid
  • Mile
  • Zebra
 

Last To Post Wins - Creatively

Monday, 05 March 2012   |   Creativity Games

Most CreativeThis week we're campaigning.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  You win if you are the last to post a comment.  Your comment is only valid however if you use one of the words below to come up with a reason why nobody else should comment.

  • section
  • witch
  • handbag
 

Reverse Cryptic Crossword

Monday, 27 February 2012   |   Creativity Games

Cryptic CrosswordThis week we're being cryptic.

Game:  There are 6 random words below.  Your aim is to come up with a cryptic clue for one of them (similar to what you would find in a cryptic crossword).  See below for more on what a cryptic clue may be.

  • fair
  • planet
  • leather
  • mess
  • guilt
  • powder
 

What's the word? II

Monday, 20 February 2012   |   Creativity Games

CluesThis week we're interpolating.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  They all relate to a sixth word.  Your aim is to guess what that word may be.  Don't forget to explain your reasoning as well.

  • athletics
  • crumbs
  • froc
  • cane
  • trailer
 

Rolling Opposites

Monday, 13 February 2012   |   Creativity Games

Yin YangThis week we're idly flip flopping.

Game:  There is 1 random word below.  This is the starting word.  Your aim is to take the word from the last commenter and reply with a word that is opposite to that word but in a different way to the previous word.  See Strategy below for examples.  Also, make sure you mention on what basis your word is opposite to the previous word.

  • plug
 

Most Intriguing

Monday, 06 February 2012   |   Creativity Games

ChaosThis week we're seeking.

Game:  There are 4 random words below.  What is the most intriguing characteristic you can identify of the group?  It could be something to do with the spelling of the words or of the meanings of the words or some other aspect.  Remember,  you're referring to all the words as a group, not individually.

  • bread
  • butterfly
  • creature
  • circus
 

Life Without

Monday, 30 January 2012   |   Creativity Games

WithoutThis week we're extrapolating.

Game:  There is 1 random word below.  Use it as inspiration to think of something it would be interesting if we never had in this world.

  • cup
 

Creative Facts - Balderstats

Monday, 23 January 2012   |   Creativity Games

StatisticsThis week we're fooling.

Game:  There are 2 random words below.  Use both of them to come up with a fact or statistic.  Your statement is to be completely made up but try and make it sound as believable as possible.

  • grasshopper
  • travel
 

Creative Mnemonics

Monday, 16 January 2012   |   Creativity Games

MemoryThis week we're defining.

Game:  There are 2 random words below.  Use them both in a mnemonic for something.  It could be anything you like but there are a few examples below if you can't think of anything.  If you pick something that these words don't fit the letters for then you can change them for a word that is similar.

  • spaghetti
  • teacher
 

My Crazy Goals for 2012

Monday, 19 December 2011   |   Creativity Games

ExcitingThis week we're getting into gear.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Use them as inspiration to come up with an ambitious plan or goal for 2012.

  • engineer
  • captain
  • gallows
  • perch
  • wallet
 

Confucius Say

Monday, 12 December 2011   |   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. 

  • circus
  • second
  • forest
 

Self Referential Sentences

Monday, 05 December 2011   |   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.)

  • giant
  • architect
  • saw
 

Words Hidden in Plain Sight

Monday, 28 November 2011   |   Creativity Games

Enigma MachineThis week we're code-breaking.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Come up with a scheme for encoding them.  Make sure you write down each of them in the encoded form but don't put them in the same order.

  • ladder
  • gossip
  • crutch
  • artist
  • memory
 

Cockney Shenanigans

Monday, 21 November 2011   |   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.

  • sign
  • turkey
  • bullet
  • gnome
  • mermaid
 

A Riveting Read II

Monday, 14 November 2011   |   Creativity Games

Bestseller bookThis week we're in the theme of NaNoWriMo.

Game:  There are four random words listed below.  Your aim is to use at least three of them to create the title of a book.  Try to make it sound as exciting and intriguing as possible.  Can you create a book title that makes people really want to know more?

  • choir
  • mouse
  • amplifier
  • spring
 

Mornington Crescent

Monday, 07 November 2011   |   Creativity Games

Mornington CrescentThis week we're commentating.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  We are commentating a game of which we are also playing.  As such we are in a discussion about how the game is progressing.  Every comment must include one of the words below and make reference to a rule, strategy or move that a player is making.  Everything is completely made up, the sillier the better and feel free to refer to previous commenters.

  • briefcase
  • headache
  • chair
  • froth
  • iron
 

Reverse Ditloids

Monday, 31 October 2011   |   Creativity Games

DitloidThis week we're concocting creative clues.

Game: There are 3 random words below.  Your aim is to create a ditloid representing a phrase that is a clue to one of these words.  (See strategy below for what a ditloid is.) Others will then try and guess your ditloid and which word you were referring to.  Try and make your clues well known phrases where you can.

  • uniform
  • escape
  • pebble
 

Replaceable Words

Monday, 24 October 2011   |   Creativity Games

Random SentenceThis week everything has to fit.

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to construct a sentence where each word can be substituted in in a certain place.  You can take this in any direction you like.  You could aim for a sentence where every word makes sense or one where the words end up being humorous.

  • blister
  • souvenir
  • certificate
  • guitar
  • foundation
 

In Half

Sunday, 16 October 2011   |   Creativity Games

HalfThis week we're dividing.

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to divide them in half.  Think about all the different ways you could achieve this.  As always, remember to be creative. (Read the strategy section below for an example that might give you some inspiration.)

  • fact
  • kiss
  • spine
  • pear
  • poker
 

Random Fictionary

Monday, 10 October 2011   |   Creativity Games

DictionaryThis week we're defining.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Pick one of them as your target.  You must now create a fictitious definition of the target based on one of the other words.  Try and make the definition as plausible as possible but it doesn't have to be related to its normal meaning.

  • ladder
  • shampoo
  • medal
 
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