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The main focus of this game is all the dice poppers that this game comes with. Each die popper contains a single 30-sided die that displays a letter or "wild star" on it. Each player is given four poppers, and a card is drawn that contains a picture of a four-letter word on it. At that point, players all pop their dice like mad, until those four letters are displayed on the four dice.
The game is rated for ages 4 and up, and while that lower-bound is probably fine, it felt very silly playing this game when there wasn't someone from the 4 to 8 age range present. The listed price of $25 for 16 dice poppers isn't bad, but unless you have some young children at home who could use practice spelling words like "PAIL", I wouldn't get this for the game.
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