The game consists of a large number of cards, some are syllable cards with one, two or three letters on it. The rest of the cards have a single letter, which are also marked with a points value.
The single letters are displayed alphabetically. The syllable cards are shuffled and one turned over as the starting piece.
Each player takes it in turn to add a single letter to the word, to make a longer word. Each player scores the value of the letter card they added.
The game finishes when no one can add a letter to make a word.