OBJECT OF CINEPHILE: The objective of Cinephile is to name more films with a specific actor than the other players.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 2+ Players
MATERIALS: 150 Cinephile Playing Cards
TYPE OF GAME: Card Game
OVERVIEW OF CINEPHILE
Cinephile is a fun filled game that is perfect for those obsessed with movies, cinephiles if you will. There are numerous ways to play, allowing for numerous levels of difficulty as the game progresses. If you know your movies, actors, directors, ect, this is the game for you!
Setup is simple and quick. Remove the cards from the packaging, shuffling them all together. Place the deck in the center of the playing area, so that all players are able to reach it easily. Choose a player to begin the game and begin!
To begin, the first player will draw a card from the deck and read the actor’s name and the name of the film aloud. Going around the group, each player has to name another film that that specific actor starred in.
If a player cannot name another film, or if they repeat one, the next player has the opportunity to steal. If they are able to steal, the previous player is out and the game continues around the group.
When only two players remain, they will simply go back and forth naming movies until one of them cannot think of any more. At this point, the other player will win the round, earn a point, and keep the card. Neither player will receive points if they cannot name another film.
Gameplay continues for as many rounds as the players wish. After the group decides, the game comes to an end.
END OF GAME
The game ends whenever the players decide. After the game is over, points are tallied. The player with the most points at the end of the game, wins!