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Bananagrams Quick Info


It's like speed Scrabble! A lighthearted word game.


Description: Bananagrams is a fast and fun word game that requires no pencil, paper or board, and the tiles come in a fabric banana-shaped carrying pouch. One hand can be played in as little as five minutes. Using a selection of 144 plastic letter tiles in the English edition, each player works independently to create their own 'crossword' faster than one's opponents. When a player uses up all their letters, all players take a new tile from the pool. The object of the game is to be the first to complete a word grid after the "bunch" of tiles has been depleted. There are variants included in the instructions, such as Banana Smoothie and Banana cafe for limited set skills or space-deprived places, and the game is suitable for solo play.
(From Board Game Geek.)

Time to play: # of players: Complexity: Player dynamic: Skill:
15 minutes
15 minutes 2-8 1.34/5 Light competition Word game


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