Snippets

5.0 4 ratings

The Fast Paced Anything Goes Word Game

Award-winning and Mensa-recommended, Snippets isn't your average, crabby word game. With its unique "anything goes" rule, it's easy enough for kids, challenging enough for word fanatics, and guaranteed to be hilarious.

10+

2-8

45m

Made in
the USA

Award winning word game

Recipient of multiple awards, including Parents' Choice Gold, Dr. Toy's 10 Best Games, and the TillyWig Top Fun award.

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A community favorite

Originally funded on Kickstarter with over 400 backers. Recommended by parents, teachers, kids, and even Mensa members.

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Extra cards available online

We won't leave you hanging! With over 150 bonus cards available online, the fun will never stop.

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How to play Snippets

Flip over a snippet card

Cards are ranked easy, medium, or hard. Take your pick then start a 60 second timer.

Write down words with the snippet in it

Anything goes! People names, place names, slang, and acronyms are all allowed.

Earn points for unique words

Compare with friends and earn bonuses like longest word or fewest crossed out words.

Highest score wins the round

The winner keeps the snippet card, and the first player to earn three cards wins the game!

Not your average crabby word game

High praise for Snippets!

Parent's Choice Gold Award

Awarding Snippets their top honor, Parent's Choice evaluators wrote, "Snippets has become a regular in our game cupboard in our home of word lovers and smiths."

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Recommended By Mensa Mind Games®

Snippets was selected as a Mensa-recommended game during its annual competition where high-IQ members judge nearly a hundred board games. Member-reviewers raved "Fantastic fun for smart people!" and "This is the game for my family, my house, my life!"

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TillyWig Top Fun Award

A reviewer of children's and educational products, TillyWig raved, "Snippets is one of the most delightful party and family games we've seen in quite some time."

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Dice Tower Seal of Approval

In his nearly 7-minute long video review of Snippets, Tom Vasel of The Dice Tower concludes, "It is a solidly, excellent game!"

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Edo's Top 10 Games

Ed Baraf included Snippets in his list of Top 10 Games of 2016. "I get lots of games... It is rare that I get a game that is so perfectly fun, so enjoyable in a broad sense as this game is."

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Dr. Toy's 10 Best Games

Dr. Toy, Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, is a leading expert on play, toys, and children's products. She included Snippets in her list of 10 Best Games and 100 Best Toys of 2017, alongside beloved classics like Jenga.

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Minimize arguing, maximize fun

Snippets' infamous "anything goes" rule was designed so players of all ages and word-nerdiness can partake carefree. No need to waste valuable play time debating if a word technically counts, because literally all of the following are allowed:

dictionary words

people names

place names

brand names

fictional things

technical terms

slang

acronyms

abbreviations

contractions

hyphenations

foreign words

the snippet itself

plurals

tenses

dictionary words

people names

place names

brand names

fictional things

technical terms

slang

acronyms

abbreviations

contractions

hyphenations

foreign words

the snippet itself

plurals

tenses

dictionary words



people names



place names



brand names



fictional things



technical terms



slang



acronyms



abbreviations



contractions



hyphenations



foreign words



the snippet itself



plurals



tenses

Quick, out-of-the-box thinking is encouraged with a 60-second time limit and fun bonuses that reward creativity. A huge vocabulary isn't required to compete, and the "smartest" player doesn’t always win.

What's in the box

144 carefully crafted snippet cards, ranked as easy, medium, and hard

4 scoring cheat sheets for convenient player reference

4 durable answer pads with easy scoring tabulator at bottom and 4 golf pencils

Full instructions, including tips, tricks, and examples, also available online

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