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Monday, September 24, 2012

How to Play the Home Version of Jeopardy!

Show off your knowledge with this home version of the TV show Jeopardy!

Materials Needed:

  • Index cards
  • Paper
  • Pen or pencils
Playing Time: 45-60 minutes

How to Play:

1. Select a number of categories that are relevant to your group of players, such as home, work, kids, entertainment, cars, vacations, relationships, sports, and so on.

2. Write the categories on each index cards.

3. For each category, collect some anecdotes that relate to each topic and that are personal to the group.

4. Use those anecdotes to write five answers related to a topic on individual index cards. For example, if the category is "kids," you might write, "This little boy got a marble stuck in his nose" or "This child sold more scout cookies than the rest of her troop." Keep track of the questions on a separate sheet of paper.

5. Place five category cards on the table of floor in a row where everyone can see them.

6. Under each category, place the index cards with related answers, facedown, to complete your game board.

7. Have the players take turns choosing a category. Begin with the first index card under that category. Read the information on the index card, and ask the players to give their answers in the form of a question. If the player gets the questions right, he or she keeps the cards and plays again.

8. Continue playing until all the questions are gone. Or set a time limit on the game, as in the TV game.

9. Award a prize to the player with the most cards.


Instead of personalizing the game, use a variety of questions and answers on general topics.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Best Game to Play at St. Patrick's Day

Kiss Me, I'm Irish - You can play this game on St. Patrick's Day or make adaptations to other cultures and play any day of the year.

Materials Needed:
  • Irish trivia, or trivia about other cultures, countries, and so on
  • Paper
  • Pencils, 1 for each player
Playing time on this one of the best St. Patrick's Day games can be as long as 30 to 45 minutes.
St. Patrick's Day

How to Play:

1. Research Irish culture, St. Patrick's Day in particular.

2. Write down trivia questions, such as "Who was St. Patrick?" " Why do we wear green on St. Patrick's Day?" "What's the significance of a four-leaf clover?" and so on.

3. Distribute paper and pencils.

4. Read the trivia questions and have the players write down the answers.

5. Read the answers at the end of the game and give a point for each correct answer.

6. Award an appropriate prize, such as Irish beer, chocolate gold coins, or a book of Irish lore, to the player with the most points.


Make a multicultural game and include questions from other cultures, such as African, Alaskan, Asian, Australian, European, Indian, and so on. Or have your guests bring trivia questions regarding their own culture to share with the group.

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Sunday, July 15, 2012

How to Play The History Game for Adults!

How well do your friends know recent history? Here's a fun way to remember what's been happening-and when.

Materials Needed:

  • Year-end guides to past events, found in December and January issues of magazines and newspapers, or in books at the library.
  • Construction paper
  • Glue or tape
  • Paper
  • Pencils, 1 for each player

Playing time : 20-30 minutes

history tunnel
A history tunnel
How to Play:

1. Research the past year and find twelve major events-one from each month-such as a natural disaster, political coup, business failure, Hollywood surprise, popular person's death, and so on.

2. Write each event on a separate sheet of paper, and glue or tape relevant pictures to the sheet if possible.

3. Write down the dates for each event on a separate sheet of paper, coded so you can correlate the dates to the event.

4. Distribute pencils and paper.

5. Hold up a sheet of paper with an event, and ask the players to write down when the event occurred during the past year. Have them write down the month and the date, in case of a tie.

6. After you've displayed all twelve events and the players have guessed the dates of each, reveal the actual dates. Give a point for each correct answer.

7. Award a prize to the player with the most points.


Hand out index cards, and have the players write down a significant event in his or her life. For example: wedding, birth of a child, moving to the community, and so on. Collect the cards, shuffle them, and read them once at a time. Have the players guess the date of the event. Or have the players write down the event and the date, and have the rest of the players guess the person to whom the event belongs.

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Monday, June 25, 2012

How to Play Road Rally Outdoor Game for Adults

Your guests don't need fancy sports cars to enjoy a Road Rally. Just hop in the jalopy, the truck, or the ATV, and follow the instructions!

Materials Needed:

  • Map of local area
  • Paper plates
  • Felt-tip pens or markers
  • Paper
  • Pencils, 1 for each team

Playing time of this game is about 1 to 2 hours.

road rally party games for adults

How to Play:

1. Before game time, choose a final destination for your party: restaurant, bar, a player's house, or someplace else that is appropriate.

2. Using a map of the local area, trace the route you plan to follow.

3. Drive the route, writing down instructions as you go, such as (1) Turn left out of driveway, (2) Veer right at fork, (3) Take first left.

4. Include a list of questions to be answered along the route, such as "What street intersects Main?" or "What's the name of the school you pass along the way?"

5. Using the marker pen, write further instructions on paper plates, such as "Ignore last instruction!" or "Turn right instead of left on the next intersection!" These instructions should leave the players to the correct destinations. Attach the plates to trees or posts in visible spots.

6. At game time, have the guests draw names to pair up as driver and navigator. Give each pair a set of instructions, paper and a pencil to answer your questions, and point out the final destination. Send them on their way, one minute apart, noting the times of departure.

7. As the players arrive at the final destination, note the time for each team. When all have arrived, check the questions and award points for correct answers.

8. Award a prize to the fastest team and to the team with most points.


Play the game on foot instead of in the car.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Play Taste of America Party Game for Adults

What flavor does Louisiana have? Can you identify New Orleans by taste? See if you can guess foods from across the nation.

Materials Needed:

  • Unusual regional American dishes, such as sweet potato pie, jambalaya, cioppino, hominy grits, haggis, gefilte fish, and so on.
  • Copies of the recipe, 1 for each player
  • Plates and eating utensils
  • Paper
  • Pencils, 1 for each player
Playing time on this one of the funniest party games for adults for 1 to 2 hours.
native american food game

How to Play:

1. Before the party, ask each guest to bring an unusual dish that reflects a particular American region or culture. Ask them to bring copies of the recipe for all the guests.

2. Have the guests set the food dishes on the counter or table, keeping the recipe hidden. Ask them not to say anything about the foods to the rest of the players.

3. Offer plates and ask guests to sample each dish.

4. As they sample the selection, ask them to write down what they think the dish is and what the ingredients are.

5. When everyone is finished with the meal, have the guests identify their dishes, list the ingredients, and hand out recipes.

6. Have the players check their papers to see how many dishes they identified correctly and how many ingredients they named. Give a point for each correct answer.

7. Award a prize to the player with the most points.


Have an international meal instead of a national one. Assign each guest a country or a culture, ask them to bring a dish representative of their assigned region.