|Set of letters 1st.
32 playing cards.
Set of letters 2nd.
|Description of game model.
Hexagonal playing cards with letters is a version of this board
game for word forming gaming. Namely the game model
consists of playing cards with letters which players can have in cells
of hexagonal board and play word forming games.
Images of two complete sets of hexagonal playing cards with letters of the English (Latin) alphabet, and also images of hexagonal cards with letters of the Russian alphabet can be taken in the PDF file.
The shown board gaming with letters can be interesting in game clubs
where people play intellectual games if such clubs exist. And also shown
hexagonal cards with letters can be used in the centers of intellectual
development of children and schoolboys, as games should be interesting
and fascinating if parents wish to develop intelligence and logic
thinking of their child.
Hexagonal playing cards with letters of the alphabet can be applied to
various word games and puzzles which can
have different rules. It is possible to spread letters in cells of game boards
and to form words, or it is possible to have preliminary letters in cells and
then to shift during game process, or it is possible to have preliminary letters
in initial playing positions and then to move on cells of game boards as
chessmen. In those or other cases it is possible to use different game boards
and different quantity of playing cards with letters for realization of
different rules of gaming.
For example, it is possible to have playing cards in initial game positions as shown in figure.
|Two proportional groups of playing cards in the shown
game positions are located on the different parties of the board
according to arrangements of players opposite each other on the
different parties of the board.
Yellow letters correspond to playing cards of one player, and red letters correspond to playing cards of the second player.
Players have equal odds of a prize as letters in proportional groups have equal ratio of usage frequency in English language.
Players move playing cards with letters on cells of the board and can form words during game. If a structure of a word includes letters of the opponent then players have the right to remove these letters of the opponent from the board.
The problem of game consists that each player should form a word which consists of three own letters and is located in cells which are designated by daggers in figure.
Problems and game rules can be different, and also preliminary playing cards of two proportional groups can be located in initial positions in another way rather than it is shown in figure. In essence it is possible to apply different variants of rules and different variants of initial positions, and including it is possible to have playing cards and letters in initial positions in the casual order.
If game rules assume to spread playing cards with letters in cells of the
game board as in scrabble and if players apply two complete sets of playing
cards for gaming then it is possible to use the game board which has 64
hexagonal cells as two complete sets have 32+32=64 playing cards, that is
comparable to 64 cells.
And also it is expedient to apply the 64-cell game board and two complete sets of playing cards with 64 letters for realization of word forming puzzles.
In total it is possible to think up many various games and puzzles in which players spread or shift or move hexagonal playing cards with letters on cells of different game boards and form words.
Rules of various games and puzzles can be borrowed on pages of other website about word gaming.