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Apples to Apples

Overall Rating: 8/10

Age: 12+

GLAM Age Range: 8-Adult

Number of Players: 4-10

Playing Time: 20 min

Publisher: Mattel

Complexity: Low

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Quick Take: The fun, quick, and easy social game that inspired so many others. It's such a great set-up for a game and takes little to no explanation to start playing. Someone plays a prompt card and from your hand you play a card that you think best matches or is the funniest answer to the card. It's almost as ubiquitous as Monopoly now, that's a testament to the greatness of this game. The one critique is that the answers are more often cute than they are truly funny, hence all the spinoffs. 

How to Play: Your goal is to be the first to collect 5 green cards (prompt cards). You win these cards by having whoever plays the prompt card on a round of play to select your red answer card as their favorite response to a prompt. 

Variations: If you're playing with a smaller group it's a lot of fun to add a random red card from the deck to the pile of potential answers to a prompt. If the deck card is the one selected, the person who played the prompt card that round wins a point. 

Similar Games To Check Out: Match-O-Rama, Bring Your Own Book, Hedbanz, Cards Against Humanity, Joking Hazard, Kinder Perfect


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