Creative fun, even if you can’t draw.
Even though millions of other users have stopped playing it, I’ve been playing more Draw Something lately than I would like to admit, and because of that it’s our Free Game of the Week.
Draw Something is a cooperative picture drawing game where the goal is help your teammate guess the word correctly, rather than try to stump them. You’ll start by creating a game with either a friend by their username or email, or you can find a random opponent. To play, you will pick from three words to draw a picture of, with each word being worth a higher amount of coins based on their difficulty. Once you start to draw you can change the size and color of your brush and then use the eraser when needed. Once you finish your drawing you submit the picture to the other player so they can try to guess it, and if they do guess it correctly, you both get the coins your word was worth.
The next round they will draw a word for you, so while you wait you can create another game with another player, over and over and over. It keeps the game moving, as you are never just sitting around waiting for the next round and you always have a game with a new round to play. When it’s your turn to guess the word, you will actually watch as they drew the word, rather than just see their picture at the end. You will have twelve scrambled letters at the bottom to guess the word from, and to help make it even easier, you will start with a few bombs which when used knock out a few wrong letters. There’s no real end to the game as you keep going back and forth, and even if one of you passes on a word, it just resets your streak and you start over.
Now some of you may be thinking I’m crazy and saying “Draw Something isn’t free!!”, and you are correct, at least about the latter. Draw Something has both a Free and a Paid version, and I have been using the free version and it’s been more than enough for me. If you do want more, you can buy the full version which includes more words, more colors and has no ads in between games. I’ve never had a problem with the free version, but if you have actual artistic talent and want more features than it’ll cost you 99 cents to upgrade, which still isn’t bad at all.
Even if you’re not creative and can’t draw at all, Draw Something is still really fun and I almost find it more fun looking at my terrible drawings and picturing the player on the other end going “What the f**k is that supposed to be??”. So sorry to anyone that has had to witness my lack of drawing skills.