If you are one of the few who has never played the classic word guessing game of Hangman then may I suggest that you glance at either Pears Word Games or "The Mammoth Book of Word Games, both of which extol the virtues of attempting play at an adult level with 'difficult' words as well as providing the essential framework of action.
"Playing Hangman With A K.G.B. Senorita,"
Word Ways: Vol. 30
, Article 18.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol30/iss3/18