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HangmanTry to guess the hidden word, choose a letter from the bottom panel to reveal it.
You have only limited number of tries, depends on the difficulty level of the game.
Hangman is probably the most recognized paper and pencil games in the world. This game is spread all over the world and crossed every linguistic and cultural barrier. The game's objective lies between two players where one chooses a word which he shall not disclose with the other player.
The origin of Hangman is not very clear but one of the most agreed theories is that in Victorian Era, the game was prominent in the United Kingdom. Alice Bertha Gomme mentioned about the game Hangman in her book 'Traditional Games' and this was in 1894.
There is no doubt that Hangman is a very simple game but can be enjoyed by people with different intelligence levels and interests. This game is quite elegant and requires a lot of concentration and focus on what you are doing.
Unscrambling the words is a challenging part of the game and this can leave the players with lots of fun. The paper and pencil version of the game features dashes for the missing words. However, the missing dashes will give the player the exact number of letters in the word as the number of dashes will be equal to the number of letters in the sentence.
For the student versions of the game, Hangman is not used in many schools and nurseries as there are questions about the diagram of a Hangman.
There are many ways to play and win the game and this is heavily influenced on the basis of the player's knowledge on the English language. Excellent players will be well versed in English also and they will come up with very difficult words.
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