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Penny Pinching Mama knows, the You’ve been Sentenced! word game is a great entertainment value

April 23, 2010

“Playing board games is a fun way to exercise the mind and bond as a family.  It’s great to connect with the people in your home, with actual dialog instead of plopping in front of the television.  Up until now, my husband and I would play Gin Rummy.  Now, it’s all about You’ve Been Sentenced!

You’ve Been Sentenced! is played with cards.  Each card has several different words, names, place and phrases, and players age 8 and up are dealt 10 cards each.  The goal of the game is to try and create a sentence using one word from each card, and to use up as many cards in your hand as possible.  It’s sort of like scrabble, but instead of words it’s sentences. Convincing friends that you’ve made a grammatically correct sentence with all of your cards is good for lots of laughs.

We received the games and all of the fun add-on decks: Gourmet Cuisine, Pop Culture, Readers Digest National Word Power Challenge, Sci-fi and Fantasy, and my husband’s favorite–Sports Highlights…”

To read more, visit Penny Pinching Mama.

Want to learn more about McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds’ award-winning games like You’ve been Sentenced!, Twisted Fish and more? Visit McNeill Designs for game rules, printable score sheets, or even order online!


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