OBJECTIVE OF GAME OF PHONES: The objective of Game of Phones is to be the first player to collect five cards.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 3 or More Players
MATERIALS: 112 Prompt Cards and Instructions
TYPE OF GAME: Party Card Game
AUDIENCE: Ages 18 and Up
OVERVIEW OF GAME OF PHONES
Using their phones, players will respond to challenges. Some challenges require players to simply write their answers, whereas other challenges require players to show messages or pictures. Any apps, or even the internet, may be used in order to win the influencer’s vote! After all, the goal of the game is to be the most popular.
Firstly, all players must have a smart phone in order to play the game. Players will get their smart phones our and prepare for the game. The deck is then shuffled and placed in the middle of the playing area, within reach of all of the players. The last player to get a text becomes the first influencer.
The game is ready to begin.
The last person to get a text message begins the game. They become the influencer. They will then draw a card from the deck and read it aloud to the players. The players will answer the card and place their phones in the middle of the playing area. When everyone has their answers, the players will flip their phones, revealing the answers at the same time.
The influencer must choose whichever answer they like the best. That player gets to keep the card. The roll of influencer rotates clockwise around the group. Gameplay continues in this manner until a player has collected five cards. At this point, the game comes to an end.
Like: Attempt to make the influencer like your response. As each player responds to the challenge, their phones re placed in the center of the playing area. When prompted, the players will reveal their answers on their phones. The influencer will choose whichever answer they like best.
Unfollow: The group eliminates a player from the round. All players will answer on their phone and place them in the middle of the playing area. At the same time, players will reveal their answers, eliminating one player from the group.
Download: Everyone must respond quickly to the challenge. After responding, players will place their phones in the middle of the playing area. At the same time, players will flip their phones, revealing their answers.
Upgrade: This card is passed to the next round’s winner. All players will complete a challenge at the same time, and there are no winners. The card is placed in the middle, and it is collected by the winner of the next round.
END OF GAME
The game comes to an end when a player has collected five cards. The game may immediately restart if the players wish to continue playing.