The wonderfully uncorrect word game


A title from the digital universe, Blänk means blank, the empty space between words in a text, and in this game is a stand-in for words or terms. The game holds a huge amount of white action cards, 375 of them, to be exact, which show terms in German like “The longest chocolate in the world” or “hard-working civil servant” or “Sober Brits”, and also 100 black [_blänk] cards. You start the game with 10 action cards, the rest is stacked, and so are the [_blänk] cards.

One player begins as the current [_blänk] Master and turns up the top black card from the stack. This card shows a text containing the word Blänk two or three times. Each player now decides for himself which of his white cards fit best to replace the Blänks on the card. Each player chooses as many white cards as the word Blänk occurs on the card and hands his pile to the [_blänk] Master, pres-sorted in the order they are meant to appear in the text. When the [_blänk] Master has received cards from all players, he reads out the combinations one by one and adapts the terms to grammatically correct use. Then he decides which combination he likes best and hands the black card over to the winner for a victory point.

The mechanism from Apples to Apples has here been adapted to the filling-in of words to complete sentences, with a deliberate „adult“ theme; the terms are intentionally funny or naughty or suggestive and the end of the game is left to players‘ discretion, „because we cannot decide everything for you”, say the rules.

If you like unequivocally ambiguous word games with a weird touch you will have fun with [_blänk].


Players: 4+

Age: 16+

Time: variable

Designer: Lars Beckmann, Sascha Ackermann

Art: elbworx media design

Price: ca. 15 Euro

Publisher: E.Conzept 2012


Genre: Word game

Users: With friends

Special: Many players

Version: de

Rules: de

In-game text: yes



For adults only

All the terms are „Adult only“

Only for fans of such games

100% language dependent


Compares to:

Apples to Apples, Out of the Box


Other editions:

Currently none


Chance (pink): 0

Tactic (turquoise): 0

Strategy (blue): 0

Creativity (dark blue): 3

Knowledge (yellow): 0

Memory (orange): 0

Communication (red): 1

Interaction (brown): 1

Dexterity (green): 0

Action (dark green): 0