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Lord Word Worm
Puzzles and Facebook Game


Puzzle Rules

Lord Word Worm Puzzles are based on the concept of taking a word, changing a single letter to create a new word, then repeating this process to build a chain of words.

Example Puzzle

Lord Word Worm Puzzles consist of a series of hexes (hexagon shapes) containing four-letter words. You must fill in the missing letters and join all the hexes together to form a single continuous "worm" of words. To create the worm, draw lines to join the hexes together so that every hex is joined to exactly two adjacent hexes. Puzzles will always have at least one join marked, to help you get started. Each pair of joined words must have only one letter different - the remaining three letters must be the same, and in the same position (ie cannot be shuffled). Words cannot be repeated. Each Puzzle has only one possible solution.

Example Puzzle Solution

Words must be part of the everyday English language. Words cannot be slang, obsolete, contractions (such as "don't"), nor can they be proper nouns (names or capitalised words). Words that are primarily used to offend – and have no other valid use – are also not permitted.

Here are a few puzzles to try:

Puzzle #1

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Puzzle #2

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Puzzle #3

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Puzzle #4

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Our Expert level Puzzles (difficulty 5/5) require extensive logic and strategies, often taking several hours to solve. Before attempting them, we recommend players read the Tips page first and practice on easier puzzles to develop their skills.

Puzzle #5

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Lord Word Worm Puzzle Pads containing 52 puzzles of assorted difficulties from Novice through to Expert are available. To purchase, please contact support@lordwordworm.com.