Super Scattergories

Super Scattergories PC CD find answers thinking category computer board game! 



Hasbro Interactive 



Super Scattergories is based on the original board game where players draw an alphabetical letter at random and then must come up with answers that fit in different categories, all while a timer counts down. A full game of consists of six rounds. In the rounds where the game requires typing, players only need to enter the first three letters of an answer. The computer fills in the rest. (Round five, Scattered Categories, is the only round where players use the mouse instead of the keyboard).

The first two rounds are basic Scattergories, requiring players to hit the space bar to choose a letter and then has 60 seconds to come up with answers for 12 categories. Players can also skip a category by pressing the space bar. The third round is Scrutineyes, a game in which players are shown a drawing and must identify 12 items that start with the chosen letter. The round lasts sixty seconds.

In round four, ScatterBrain, players are presented with 12 riddles, with each answer beginning with the letter chosen at the start of the round. Players can skip riddles and return to them if there is enough time left after answering other riddles. The aforementioned fifth round begins with 12 categories placed on the screen. Players must use the mouse to click on two categories related by a single concept. Each related concept starts with the letter chosen at the beginning of the round.

Finally, in the sixth and final round, Scattergories Knockout, players get 12 letters to work with instead of one. Twelve categories pop onto the screen and players can use any letter to come up with an answer. The challenge, however, stems from the rule that restricts the player to use of each letter only one time. Players who achieve high scores in the games have their names put into the High Scores Chart. For players who don't want to play a full game, an option to choose Quick Hits from the game menu is available. This mode allows play of a single round of Super Scattergories. Scores for Quick Hits rounds are not tallied for the High Scores Chart.

Multi-player games can be played by two teams (or players) on the same PC, on the Internet or a local area network (LAN).

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