Bōard Gam̄es for̄ Linḡuists
Monophthong Monopoly—In this popular board game, players aim to accumulate as many distinctive features from autosegmental tiers as they can into a single monophthongal vowel.
The Game of Life, Living, Lives, Lived, and Livers—This game for school-aged children leads them through the decisions and events of the basic morphology of Life.
Rasmus Risk—Conquer the world of philology simply by rolling dice! In this accessible strategy game, players roll IPA dice (provided) and conquer neighboring countries if the consonants they roll are likely to result in the ones rolled by their opponent via common historical processes.
Chin Ese Check Er S—In this game players assemble strings of monomorphemic forms by jumping adjacent forms, to discover the characteristics of “isolating” languages.
Also available wherever fine games are sold:
Candy Langue • Chutes and Loanwords • Hi Ho! Preteritio • Hungry Hungry Archiphonemes • Mahnophthjong • Nine Men’s Swadesh • Pop-up Particle • /skræbəl/ • Trivalent Pursuit