Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Introducing the_book_game

Some of you know of the Book Game. It has the following rules:
Each game is run by one person, and is made up of a number of identical rounds (usually 5)

Each round, the person who's running the game picks a book, and tells everyone else the author, title and some description of the book (I usually use the blurb on the back and an extract from the text). A fixed amount of time passes, during which the players write and submit a plausible first line. Then all the first lines, together with the real one, are published and the players have to guess which is the real one. A point for guessing correctly, a point for someone guessing yours. At the end of the game, the player with most points wins.
Over at the LJ community dedicated to this, which rejoices in the name of the_book_game, I am moderating the next round. Feel free to come and join in.
Tags: book game
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