Category: Party Games

Telestrations Video Review

From the publisher’s press release: “Each player begins by sketching a TELESTRATIONS word dictated by the roll of a die. The old fashioned sand timer may limit the amount of time they get to execute their sketch, but it certainly doesn’t limit creativity! Time’s up! All players, all at the same time, pass their sketch …

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Tapple Video Review

Each round in Tapple, one player draws a topic card, then starts the timer. In the next ten seconds, that player must give a single word answer that fits within the topic, press down the letter key in a special electronic device that corresponds to the first letter of that word, and restart the timer. The …

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Snake Oil Video Review

In the Old West, the wily snake oil salesman had a special talent, getting the most skeptical customers to buy the most dubious products. Now it’s your turn! Invent your own zany two-word products – Rumor Mirror! Burp Balloon! – and sell them to all types of wacky customers. If the round’s customer buys your …

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Panic on Wall Street Party Game Video review

In Panic on Wall Street players are divided into Managers and Investors. Managers offer for sale shares of societies they are in charge of for as much as possible. Investors attempt to acquire them for as little as possible in order to get the best return possible. After two minutes of negotiation, a roll of …

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RAMPAGE: The Board Game Video

RAMPAGE BOARD GAME: The purpose of the game is to play big monsters destroying a town and eating his inhabitants (meeples). There are 6 kind of meeples : – blue (journalists), – green (military), – yellow (blonde), – grey (old people), – red (heroes), – black. You can destroy buildings and eat meeples by : …

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Take it or Leave It Board Game Review

Take It or Leave It is a game title asking to be mocked by those who don’t like the design, so here’s hoping it goes over well with audiences. What is the game, you ask? Each player has a hand of four task cards showing dice combinations and other tasks that the player is trying …

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Train of Thought Board Game Video Review

Train of Thought is a party word game. Players take turns trying to get opponents to guess a particular word, giving only a 3 word clue – and one of those words must be from a prior answer! For each clue given, each player may make 1 guess. If none are correct, the clue-giver creates …

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Vital Statistics Trivia Game Review

  THE GAME OF OBSCURE STATISTICS! This game of humorous, fascinating, quirky and insightful tidbits offers knowledge on everything from sports and fashion to literature and architecture and everything in-between. Packed with an enormous array of factoids, minutiae and random bits of wisdom, Vital Statistics is perfect for both knowledge hounds and pop culture fiends …

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Pick N Choose Board Game Video Review

QUICK! You must make your teammates guess the word that appears at the top of this card…   WILL YOU CHOOSE TO…  draw it? Or would you rather sculpt it with clay? Or mime it? Or hum it?  etc.   NINE ACTIVITIES appear on the card.  You’ll have to pick one of them to make your …

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Shake and Take Board Game Video Review

Shake ‘n Take is a fast-playing game from Keith Meyers in which players try to capture aliens, but the alien-fighting resources are scarce, so they must compete for them constantly. Those resources, by the way, are an erasable pen and a die; on a player’s turn, she rolls the die, then circles any aliens that …

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Excape Board Game Review

Excape Board Game: – Filosofia Games– What’s Cool: Nice production quality. Great player interaction. Mindless Fun. Risk Taking element. Up to 6 players. What’s Not: The rule book needs a little work. Better played with many players. User Ratings (Register to Rate): [starratingmulti id=1 tpl=12] Overall User Ratings:

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Wits & Wagers Boardgame Video Review

Wits and Wagers Board Game Review What’s Cool: Easy to teach. Fun for parties and team play. You don’t have to be smart to win this game. What’s Not: Hourglass gets stuck, as always with these thing. Should have had an eraser at the ends of the markers. Neutral Info: Most questions are US based …

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About Time Video Review

What’s Cool: Innovative question reader. Nice production quality. Each space has a different effect and category. You don’t have to know the correct Year, just guess the closest. Great for learning. What’s Not: Some the questions are really hard and the game is better played when older date are removed. The game can end really …

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Incan Gold Video Review

[media id=53 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Nice treasure tokens. Fast paced. Lots of bluffing involved. Cool foldaway tents. A true test of Courage! What’s Not: Not Much, it’s a great game! Neutral Information: Part of the Bookshelf Series. Best played with lots of players. User Ratings: [starratingmulti id=1 tpl=12] Overall User Ratings:

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Chain Game Video Review

[media id=48 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Fast Paced Good examples in the rulebook. What’s Not: The honk is a gimmick. User Ratings: [starratingmulti id=1 tpl=12] Overall rating by users:

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Igor: Life of the Party Video Review

[media id=45 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: The rule cards are fun. Fast paced and fun for everyone. Based on the popular cartoon. The dice are nice and the rules are simple. What’s Not: Without the rule cards, it’s just a regular card game. Neutral Information: More of a children game User Ratings: [starratingmulti id=1 tpl=12] …

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The 3 Commandments Video Review

[media id=35 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Very original concept. Everyone gets to play as the high priest. Player interaction is fun. It feels like everyone is around a ritual circle. You get blank cards to write your own stuff. What’s Not: Takes a while for people to get into the first game. The rule book …

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I Betcha Video Review

[media  id=32 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Can be played at any party. Turns your party into a real zoo sometimes. Can be played while playing another game. Lots of things to do on the cards. What’s Not: Some actions are harder then others. The bluffing can get out of control. (if you’re doing something you …

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Miss Poutine Video Review

[media  id=33 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Really fast paced! Can be played with 20 people! (You need 3 boxes of the game) Truly feels like you’re at a restaurant during rush hour. Players have different roles during the game. What’s Not: You might lose your voice after a while. Neutral Information: Poutine is a Quebec …

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You must be an Idiot Video Review

[media  id=29 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Lots of Question cards. You get pencils and paper pads. You get to accuse your friends of being idiots! The scoring rules are on the Board itself. You can go into negatives on the score board. What’s Not: Orange was represented by the color White (Misprint?) Some Questions are …

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Pants on Fire Video Review

[media  id=28 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Lot’s of Categories. Nice Dial-O-Rama boards. You can bet on your answers. Good way to get to know people. What’s Not: Not everyone will be willing to tell the truth on some of these categories. The game can get very personal. The downtime between rounds is enormous. Neutral Information: …

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Take Your Best Shot Video Review

[media  id=27 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Very simple rules. A lot of cards. Anyone can play this game. Fast paced and fun. Sometimes funny explanations of the answers. What’s Not: The Balls easily roll away from you. You can see what color ball another player put, by looking at what balls they have left in …

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Backseat Drawing Video Review

[media  id=24 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: You get extra markers. Good quality boards and erasers. Easy rules and fun for everyone. Each card has 4 languages to choose from. Great Party game. Lots of cards to play with. What’s Not: It’s not a very original concept. Been done in other games. Example: Cranium. If your …

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Word on the Street Video Review

[media  id=22 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: New take on word games. Fast paced & nerve wreaking. Nice “letter” pieces. You can print your own cards on their website. Can be also played one on one. What’s Not: When playing one on one, waiting for the hourglass to finish is annoying. You must have a good …

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Black Stories Video Review

[media  id=13 width=600 height=350] What’s Cool: Great Urban Legends. Some stories go well with the theme of the game. (Dark, creepy, and gloomy) Can be played anywhere… well maybe not in church. 50 Stories to try to figure out. Very portable, it’s a deck of cards. (Yet big enough to enjoy) The author’s picture looks …

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