I love Hasbro games, and this one is no exception! Do you remember TABOO? It's a game I remember well from my high school days and it's fitting that I get to review the latest upgraded version just as Robyn is about to head to high school!
With a new, sleek look, game changing die and hysterical “Uh-Oh!” buzzer sound, players will frantically try to get their teammates to guess the winning word without using the Taboo words and phrases on their card.
How do you get your team to say the word “heart throb” without saying “teenage,” “idol,” “star” or “movies”? With more than 1,000 words for players to try to guess, the “unspeakable” fun can continue for hours.
Game Objective: Be the team with the most points at the end of the game.
Game Play: Each player helps the team guess a specific word on a card without using the words that are off limits.
Be careful. Opponents will be listening for the TABOO words that can’t be used in
game play. Each time a team hears a TABOO word they can sound the new “UhOh!” buzzer, signaling that the opposing team’s turn is up! But if team members
guess the word before the buzzer sounds, a point is won. And now a new game changing die adds even more excitement to the game, forcing players to do things like not speak or use their hands on their turn!
My Review: This game was fun in it's original incarnation - especially because it is a party game, but now with the game changing dice, you add a whole new element of laughs. From my college days I remember that this was a great game to play while a little tipsy, but honestly it's just as much fun completely sober! With only four players it's a little challenging because you and your partner really need to be on the same wave length, but as you increase the size of the teams the opportunities for fun increase and the game gets a little easier! I especially like the charades aspect of the game changing dice - it changes the complexion of the game completely for a turn and keeps it fresh and fun.
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Disclaimer: I received this product at no cost to me for the purpose of my review. All opinions are my own.