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  • Page 1

    THE QUICK STACKING WORD GAME For 2 to 4 Players 1 AGES 8+ You and your opponents score points by spelling words with stackable letter tiles on the special gameboard.You build words by blaying letters across or down on the board and by stacking letters on top of letters already on the board to form different words. It's this 3dimensional gamepl[...]

  • Page 2

    OBJECT Build words to score the most points. CONTENTS plastic gameboard 100 plastic letter tiles 4 plastic tile racks 4 rubber feet label sheet LETTER DISTRIBUTION JQuVX I 1 of each KWY 1 2ofeach 6 F GH P 1 3 of each C 1 4of each D L MN RT U I 5 of each I S 1 6of each[...]

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    THE FIRST TIMEIYOU PLAY ., Apply the Feet Turn the gameboard upside-down.Twist one rubber foot into each corner hole. Apply the Label Apply the UPWORDS label to the smooth area on the side of the gameboard. SETUP Turn all of the tiles letter-side down and mix them up to create a draw pile. Each player takes a rack. Get a pencil and paper (not inclu[...]

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    1. You and your opponents each draw one letter tile from the draw pile. Whoever draws the tile nearest to the letter"AH plays first. Play then passes to the left. Return the tiles, letter-side down, to the draw pile and mix them up again. I I 2. You and your opponents draw seven letter tiles each. Stand your tiles in your rack , as shown in Fi[...]

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    5. HOW TO FORM WORDS: Figures 2 through 7 show a sequence of plays. Arrows point out the word or words formed on each play. Point scores are given for each example. See Rule 6 on page 5 for details on scoring. You can play letters to form a word that reads across (from left to right only) or down the gameboard (never diagonally or up) and connects [...]

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    N0TE:Any letter in your word that is adjacent to another letter or letters on the board must form a word. For example, in Figure 3, the letter "Nu in NET is adjacent to the letterUOin MOOD, which forms the word ON. Stacking Letters: You can stack letters on top of letters already on the board to change a word into a different word. For example[...]

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    Mom on Stacking: You can stack the letter "LUon top of the letter"DU and stack the letterUP"on top of the letter "R in the words WOOD and DEAR to change them into the words WOOL and LEAP as shown in Figure 5. IMPORTANT: when you change a word already on the board into a Figure 5 Score: 72 Points different word, at least one lett[...]

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    wora alreaay on the board into a different word on the same turn. For example, build across stacking the letterUN"on top of the letter"Pn in LEAP to form the word SNACK and change the word LEAP to LEAN as shown in Figure 6. Figure 7 Score: I6 Points Plurals:You cannot simply add anUS"to a word already on the board to form a plural.Yo[...]

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    6. HOW TO SCORE WORDS You score 2 points per letter tile for any word formed with all letters only one tile high (no letter in the word is stacked on top of another letter). For example, the word DEAR in Figure 2 (page 3) contains four letters, and each is only one tile high.To score this word,just multiply 4 times 2 for a total of 8 points. You sc[...]

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    7. ILLEGAL WORDS Any word that falls into any category listed below,is an illegal word and cannot be used in the game. Words that are always capitalized &e illegal. Words requiring a hyphen are illegal. Words requiring an apostrophe are illegal. Abbreviations and symbols are illegal. Prefixes and suffixes, that cannot stand alone, are illegal. [...]

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    10. EXCHANGING YOUR LETTERS On your turn, you may exchange one of your letter tiles for a new one. Just turn the tile you want to exchange letter-side down and draw a replacement tile from the draw pile. Return the tile you turned down to the draw pile and mix it up. As a penalty, you lose your turn. Sometimes it is a good strategy to give up a tur[...]

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    SOLO PLAY RULES Follow setup and gameplay rules as explained above. Make words, one at a time, and score points for every word y~u make. NOTE: During the game, you are allowed to exchange five letters (see Rule 10 above) without a' penalty.The game ends either (1) when all of the letter tiles have been used, or (2) when you cannot make a word [...]