HOW WE PLAY
But hey, do you.
Find a space where you can easily get up, move around, and embarrass yourself.
Break in to two even(ish) teams and pick a timekeeper for each.
Deal 5 cards to each player. Each player selects their 3 favorite cards and places them into a communal pile. Discard the remaining cards.
Decide which team gets to go first by finding the player with the pointiest elbow.
For each turn, players have 30 seconds to get their team to guess as many cards as possible.
At the end of the turn, the player holds on to the cards their team guessed correctly and passes the remaining deck to the other team.
The two teams rotate until all the cards in the deck have been guessed. The round is now over and teams tally the card they guessed correctly. Collect all of the cards, shuffle and proceed to the next round.
There are four rounds of varying absurdity:
Describe the phrase without using the words on the card.
Act it out. Look Mom, I'm a Star!
Describe the phrase using only one word. Choose wisely.
Grab a pal from the other team and use them as a puppet.
After making it through all four rounds, the team that guessed the most cards wins!
BUT WAIT! What if there's a tie? We've got you covered with the BONUS ROUND.
Put a blanket over your head and BAM: you're a ghost playing charades.