Specify the length of the word, or let the site choose.
The game provides an animation of a pencil drawing the gallows. You can select the animation speed. On some mobile devices and/or slow computers, you may wish to disable animation.
Game background image
Choose from a variety of background pictures and designs for your games. You can also change this option while you are playing by clicking on the gear icon in the lower right corner.
Begin the game
Welcome to Hangman at The Problem Site. This online word game provides the traditional fun of a hangman game with an extensive vocabulary list. In addition, the site provides an option to look up words, because some of the words used are obscure, archaic, or rarely used.
Customize your Hangman experience by selecting options above. You can choose the length of words, and you can also choose the speed of the gallows animation. Slower mobile devices will probably benefit from higher speed animation.
Unsolved Word List
As of the writing of this rules page, the following words in the dictionary had never been solved on the site: