From the game instructions; "Verbosus is a game where you take the letter of the alphabet and make up words. It is an educational game with excitement and fun for ages 7 to 70. It refreshes our memory of spelling, reading and making words." Game consists of a deck of 72 cards with letters in both upper and lower case. Each card also has a score. By drawing and playing sets of cards to spell words you score points. Can be played as partners. You continue to draw cards until you can use all your cards to spell words and "go out". Player that goes out scores bonus points.