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Play a challenging game of Hangman. Can you guess the word in time? I've included some hard-to-guess words in the game, and there are over 200 words to guess.
I remember playing the word game Hangman when I was a child, as a great way to learn new words and while away long car journeys. Later on, we played Hangman at school to help us to learn foreign languages. For my version of the popular word game, I've tried to think up some tricky words to guess, so it should present a bit of a challenge to adults who want to enjoy a puzzle in their tea break, as well as younger people who just like to play word games. The words aren't obscure (I haven't dug into weird science terms or anything like that), but some of them might be hard to guess.
Can you guess the word? Click the 'new game' button to start and then choose a letter at a time - either by clicking on it above, or by pressing its letter on the keyboard.
For each wrong guess, another line is drawn on the hangman illustration. You're dead if the drawing's finished before you've worked out the word.
I have made a Christmas themed version of Hangman.
You can learn how to program your own version of Hangman using the Scratch programming language in my book Scratch Programming in Easy Steps.
Games are a popular way to make your site more 'sticky' so that visitors stay longer and have a memorable experience they will return to repeat. This implementation of this game has been named in London's Metro daily newspaper as being among their picks of top word games.
You can license a customised version of Hangman for your own site, including:
To discuss details and pricing, please contact me, telling me your website address. Please note that unauthorised reproduction of this game and my other games is prohibited.
Hangman is one of several games I've created. You can also play:
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