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One Game= A Thousand Words

Start by exploring the meaning of the word "Game"


Pawns, Wizards, Mushrooms, Dice, Power-Ups...What comes to your mind when you think of games? 
In this task you will have to create a word cloud using Wordle (or any other tool of your choice) to share what YOU think makes a game. Don't spend too much time on this, just quickly scrible the first few words that come to your mind. You can use your favorite game as a starting point. Here is an example:
Wordle: Games
To complete this task share a few words about yourself along with your wordle in the discussions {please embed the code at the bottom of the Wordle in your comment so we can see it}
And if you are so inclined, check what everybody else has written and create a new Wordle summing up the words your peers have used.  What patterns do you see?
*Photo: Claudio Midolo

Task Discussion

  • Guillermo Solano said:

    Ya està... mi primera tarea


    Wordle: El juego

    on Oct. 31, 2012, 11:11 a.m.
  • Tacio said:

    Wordle: Game

    on Oct. 14, 2012, 7:19 p.m.
  • ivona said:

    on Oct. 12, 2012, 5:14 p.m.
  • OC said:

    Wordle: Fantasy

    I believe a game is a way to exercise your imagination and creativity by playing as a virtual avatar and being put in certain situations to try and solve them.

    on Aug. 30, 2012, 3:59 p.m.

    Guillermo Solano said:

    Seems you are a role-player. Cool.

    on Oct. 31, 2012, 11:13 a.m. in reply to OC
  • robert said:

    Wordle: R

    on Aug. 22, 2012, 3:34 p.m.
  • Isabel NL said:

    El juego es un concepto tan amplio que es aplicable a todo, no solo al orden humano. Como por ejemplo, podemos darnos las oportunidad de imaginar que la nubes juegan, el agua con las rocas en una cascada, mi perro que intenta atrapar su cola. Podemos "jugar" con las ideas, sensanciones, emociones o sentimientos de otros seres.


    on July 19, 2012, 12:07 p.m.
  • Moshe Merino said:

    correr, reír, desafió, pensar, lograr, equipo, ayuda, caer, levantarse, reír, reír, lograr, perder, ganar, no importa, lograr.... llegar, volver a empezar

    on July 19, 2012, 1:37 a.m.
  • Jose Antonio said:

    Wordle: MyGameDefinition
    on July 16, 2012, 5:11 a.m.

    Jose Antonio said:

    A game is a deliberated distorsion of reality to let someone act unbound and unaware to social conventions or 3rd party reactions. Exploration is therefore exploited.

    on July 16, 2012, 5:12 a.m. in reply to Jose Antonio
  • sid said:

    a game is anything which we can play




    <a href=""  title="Wordle: Games"><img src="" alt="Wordle: Games" style="padding:4px;border:1px solid #ddd"></a
    on June 21, 2012, 12:03 p.m.
  • Emily Priddy said:

    Hi everyone! I think that a Big Game is something that can bring people and communities together in the same way that board games can bring a family together.

    on June 16, 2012, 4:36 p.m.
  • Nikos Voyiatzis said:

    game interaction brain ideas body fun activities socializing alternatives

    on June 8, 2012, 3:43 a.m.
  • SonyaPR said:

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    When I hear the word Game it comes to my mind other words, like challenge, pair, score, prize, fun, time, etc. Putting them together, game could easily mean a period of time when a pair (or more) of human beings have fun completing a challenge that will turn into a score which will grant them a prize.
    on June 6, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
  • Anonym said:

    Wordle: Game

    Hi guys, here's my wordle of the first things that came to mind when I thought of a game.

    For me a game is something you take part of that brings you a kind of experience that you're not used to have. That is why it becomes engaging and fun.

    on May 31, 2012, 8:05 a.m.
  • fraeulein bib said:

    game is life is trying out yourself as a person in a team it's movement creating world around it's ...just being...feeling free...taking an active's kind of making mistakes and forgiving oneself... ;D it's as hard as - a big game. and it's good to know the rules - so you can play with em.    :D  i love games ! hi to all the other players around !!  :-)))
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    chloe, help ! my wordle - how can i make it visible ?? i'm not so good in playing...this ( yet ).    ;D   THANK YOUUU !

    on May 21, 2012, 12:30 p.m.
  • Anonym said:

     i think that a good game could be a game that includes  physical activity, that means that this will be more fun than another kind of game and u will feel tired after that .

    Am i right?

    on May 14, 2012, 7:04 p.m.
  • Αrtemis said:

    I like board games by the fireplace on a winter night, and sport games on a sunny day. To sum it up I like to think strategically, run around and laugh out loud!

    Wordle: Play

    on May 7, 2012, 11:34 a.m.
  • rweibull said:

    My definition of a game. I'm a sucker for racing and old school strategy games.

    Wordle: P2PU - My Game Definition

    on April 27, 2012, 10:55 p.m.
  • Shari said:

    I enjoy games that involve interaction with others. Though, that doesn't mean I can't be sucked into a mindless computer game. What I enjoy most is talking, laughing, having fun with others. This is not a required element of the game, but just the natural course.


    Wordle: Games

    on April 22, 2012, 2:55 p.m.