Looking for a new game?

A family favorite growing up was a fun word game called Balderdash. I remember sitting around the table playing with my parents and grandparents, all laughing hysterically. We played over Thanksgiving at my dad’s and had a blast!

Balderdash is a simple bluffing game where the ‘dasher’ draws a definition card and rolls the die to decide which word to read.  The ‘dasher’ reads the word aloud, then writes the correct definition while all other players write down what they think the definition to the word is. Players submit their definition to the ‘dasher’ who reads each definition aloud. Players try to guess which is the correct definition and are awarded points based on if they guess the correct definition, if others guess their definition, etc. Then the ‘dasher’ rotates to the next player.

It’s a great game for all ages, well as long as they can read and write, and is definitely great family fun.

What games do you like to play with your family? I’m always on the lookout for something new!

Advertisements

2 responses to “Looking for a new game?”

  1. Nick says :

    I can’t believe dad won??!! I call for a re-match!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

WordPress.com

WordPress.com is the best place for your personal blog or business site.

%d bloggers like this: