Theory in Practice (TiP) holds a regular social event on the last Thursday of each month.


This is an online event.

  • Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021
  • Time:
    • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time
    • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time
    • 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Zoom link:
    • Meeting ID: 978 3382 3204
    • Passcode: 727754
  • You may join and leave at any time.

Games to play

1. Codenames

Codenames is a social word game with a simple premise and challenging game play. We will use [the official website][codenames] developed by Czech Games Edition. You do NOT have to create an account.

How to play

  • Click on the room link shared in the Zoom chat.
  • Enter your nickname.
  • Pick a team (Red or Blue).
  • Pick a role (Operative or Spymaster).

2. Pictionary

Pictionary is a multiplayer drawing and guessing game. One game consists of a few rounds in which every round someone has to draw their chosen word and others have to guess it to gain points.

We will use for playing online.

  • Settings:
    • Rounds: 2
    • Draw time: 70 seconds
  • Example (picture taken from here)


How to play

  • Join the game
    • Click on a game link provided in the Zoom chat.
    • Enter your nickname.
    • Customize your avatar if you like.
    • Click on the Play button.
    • Wait until the gamemaster (Yo) starts a new game.
  • During the game
    • In your turn to draw:
      • Choose a word from three options.
      • Visualize that word in the limited time. Do not draw any English characters.
    • In someone else’s turn:
      • Type your guess into the chat.
      • Be quick, the earlier you guess a word, the more points you get!

How to play

  • Log into Board Game Arena.
  • Let us know your account name. Then we will invite you to a private game.