Open Live Games in Word Skill

If you want to play a quick game of Word Skill, in which you can make a lot of moves in a row without waiting, a Live Game is a great option. In Live Games, the next turn begins immediately after the current turn ends, and you play through until you finish the game. The game takes just over an hour to complete and can be played one-on-one or with 1000s of participants.

Joining an Open Live Game

If you have received an invite or seen a post about an Open Live Game, you join it the same way you join any Open Game:

  1. Select NEW GAME -> OTHER WAYS TO PLAY.
  2. Under OPEN GAME, enter the GAME ID and press JOINNEW OPEN GAME - JOIN
  3. You’ll then wait for a little until all the players have joined and the Game Creator starts the game.

Starting an Open Live Game

To start your own Open Live Game:

  1. Select NEW GAME -> OTHER WAYS TO PLAY.
  2. Press the NEW OPEN GAME button: NEW OPEN GAME
  3. Select LIVE in the bar on the screen and the minimum and maximum number of players. Then press START GAME.NEW OPEN GAME - LIVE
  4. You will get a Game ID as shown below: NEW OPEN GAME - INVITEYou can share that Game ID with others via Facebook and email using the INVITE OTHERS TO THIS GAME button. You can also post it to our Facebook wall.
  5. Once the minimum number of players have joined, you can press the START button.  Or you can wait until more people (up to the maximum you set) have joined and then start the game. Once the game is going, there is no pausing. It just goes, goes, goes…  And it’s fun!

Private Live Games

You can also start a Live Game with a friend or group of friends by starting a game in the normal way. Just set the ROUND TIME to LIVE as shown below:NEW LIVE GAME - PRIVATE

We’d love to hear about your experience with Live Games.  We hope you love them as much as we do!

4 thoughts on “Open Live Games in Word Skill

  1. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS GAME!!!! GREAT IDEA….LOTS AND LOTS OF FUN! THANK YOU!
    KATHY IN COLORADO