Assuming you’re not exclusively interested in types of music that don’t contain any lyrics, you’ll know certain lines from certain songs game plays on that by having one person quote lines from a song to the other via text.
Your opponent then has to guess what it is you have spied, with only the first letter of the object to guess from.
Variations include giving clues after each negative response to a wrong guess, or limiting the number of guesses allowed.
Slowly but surely the two of you build a story over the course of several texts. The concept of this game is elegantly simple yet it requires a degree of intelligence to succeed at it.
Variations include sentences containing a certain number of words or characters, or even sentences of exactly 140 characters. One of you thinks of an object or person, while the other fires questions at them via text message.
Although the latter is extremely tough to tackle, as anyone who uses Twitter will attest. Your ‘Yes/No’ responses help the guesser narrow down the possibilities until they can make an educated guess as to what was being thought of.
, a game that has been a favorite of families for generations.