1 - any number of players. Play online with family and friends, over the internet or across a home network
Word Hunt is a timed word game. Each player receives the same 5 x 5 grid of letters. The object of the game is to find as many words as possible in three minutes. After three minutes, each player receives points for any words they found that their opponents did not find. Longer words are worth more points.
Before you can play the game, one player, the host, must start a game. Learn more about hosting this game.
After the host has started the server, each player should start the Word Hunt game on their own computer and enter the port, IP address, and player name exactly as instructed by the host.
As soon as all players join the game, the game will start. All players will be presented with the same 5 x 5 grid of letters and "Start!" will be displayed in the message box. You will have three minutes to find as many words as you can.
Drag you mouse across consecutive letters in any combination of directions: vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. However, you cannot use the same letter tile more than once in a single word. As soon as you release the mouse button, the server will check the dictionary to ensure it is a valid word. Messages are color coded:
Words must be four or more letters long. Note, the Qu letter counts as two letters.
Longer words earn more points.
When three minutes are up, everyone's scores and word lists will will be shown. Words that are in more than one player's lists will be crossed off and you will only recieve points for words that no one else found.
The game continues with another 5 x 5 grid of letters after everyone closes their score card. Be ready to start playing as soon as the new letter grid appears.
The game ends when any player reaches 100 points. The winner is the player with the highest score.
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