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19 Incredibly Fun Drinking Games You've Never Heard Of

Just in case you need another reason to drink.

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1. Most Likely

Comedy Central

Everyone sits in a circle and one player asks a "most likely" question, like "Who would be most likely to accost Channing Tatum in public?" or "Who would be most likely to eat someone else's sandwich from the refrigerator at work?"

On the count of three, everyone points to whoever they think would be most likely to do whatever act was mentioned. You have to take a drink for every person who's pointing at you (so if seven people think you'd accost Channing Tatum, you have to take seven drinks).

2. Straight Face

All players write sentences on small pieces of paper. What kind of sentences? Ones that are ridiculous or inappropriate; ones that anyone would struggle to read (or hear) while keeping a straight face.

One at a time, each player will choose a slip of paper and attempt to read whatever is written on it without giggling or cracking a smile. If they fail, they have to drink.

3. Drunken Artists


In this version of Pictionary, being bad at drawing will get you drunk.

Players take turns being the timer and being the artist. At the beginning of each round, the timer will whisper a word to the artist and start the clock. As the artist draws the word on a large pad of paper, the rest of the players shout out what they think the picture is supposed to be.

After someone guesses correctly, the timer looks at how many seconds have passed. The artist has to take a drink for every 20 seconds that went by before someone figured out what they were drawing. For example: If 1 minute and 40 seconds elapsed, they'd have to take five gulps of their drink.

If the artwork is so indiscernible that the group just gives up trying to guess, the artist has to take a shot.

4. I'm Going to the Bar

Did you ever play the game I'm Going on a Picnic? This is like that...only with drinks. The first person begins by saying, "I'm going to the bar and I need to get a mojito" (or any other alcoholic beverage). After that, the ensuing players repeat the drink that the previous players said... but add another drink to the list as well.

Here's an example of what you'd have to say a few rounds in: "I'm going to the bar and I need to get a mojito, a tequila shot, a gin and tonic, and a hot toddy." You keep going and going until someone messes up; whoever messes up first takes a shot.

5. Sip Sip Shot

Universal Pictures

An adult version of Duck Duck Goose. Everyone sits in a circle and one player goes around bopping people on the head, telling them to "sip." Each bopped person takes a sip of their drink until the bopper choses someone to say "shot" to. The shot person has to leap up, chase the bopper around the circle, and try to tag them. If they succeed, they take over as bopper; if they do *not* succeed, they have to take a shot.

6. True or False Storytime

Everyone writes down various nouns on pieces of paper. When it's your turn, you select a piece, and roll the dice (not letting anyone see what number you rolled).

If you roll an even number, you need to tell a true story from your life involving whatever was written on the piece of paper. If you roll an odd number, you make a story up.

For example: If the piece of paper said "mosquito" and you rolled a two, you could tell that story about the time a mosquito bit you on your nipple while you were camping; if you rolled a three, you'd make up a story about a mosquito flying up your nose while you were making out with your high school boyfriend.

Everyone listens to your story and guesses if it's true or false. If they're wrong, *they* drink; if they're right, *you* drink (one gulp for every person who guesses correctly).

7. Attached at the Hip

Warner Brothers

This game will bring you closer together — literally. Elbows, ears, butts, pinkie fingers: Write body parts on slips of paper and place them in a pile. All the players break up into pairs and each duo is assigned a body part. Everyone must stay "attached" to their partner by that body part for as long as they can; every time someone separates, they have to take a shot.

8. Concoctions

Here's a game for people with strong stomachs. Get some dice and have everyone head to the kitchen. One at a time, players roll the die. If you roll a four, the other players will put together a little "treat" for you made up of four items: for instance, a Dorito chip topped with a bit of mustard, some onion dip, and an M&M. Will you eat it? If you do, *they* have to drink. If you won't, *you* have to drink. Bon appétit!

9. Medusa


Everyone sits around a circular table covered with a ton of full shot glasses (or jello shots). Players begin the game with their heads down on the table. On the count of three, everyone looks up and stares at another player. If you find yourself looking at someone who isn't looking at you, you're safe. If you find yourself looking directly into someone else's eyes, you shout out "Medusa!" and take a shot. Keep going until all the shots are gone.

10. Cup Swap

Each player needs two cups (one that's full of some sort of alcoholic beverage and one that's empty) and a spoon. Participants have one minute to transfer as much of their drink as possible from one cup to the other using the spoon. When the minute is up, you have to drink whatever's left in the original cup.

11. Bullshit

Fox Searchlight

This game is basically the same as the card game, but with a little twist. The objective is still to get rid of your cards by lying. Each person is dealt a stack of cards, and the person to the left of the dealer starts the game by placing all of their Aces face down in the middle of the circle. If they only have one Ace but want to get rid of more cards, they can lie and say they have two or more Aces. You have to put at least one card down when it's your turn, so if you have zero Aces, you have to lie. Each person has to verbally say what they are playing each turn (ex: "Two Aces," or "Three twos"), and any of the other players can call bullshit if they think that person is lying.

When someone calls bullshit, the cards are turned over and someone has to drink depending on what the cards are. If the person who played the cards was lying, they have to take a drink and add the cards to their deck. If the person calling bullshit turns out to be wrong, then they have to take a drink and the cards.

The next person would play their Kings, and so on until you reach the twos. Then you'd start playing your Aces again. Each player is required to play at least one card on their turn, but the other players don't need to call bullshit every time, so the pile of cards could potentially get quite large.

The game continues until someone gets rid of all their cards and wins, and forcing everyone else to finish their drinks.

12. Drink While You Think

The first person names a celebrity (Emma Watson, for example). The person to their left names a celebrity whose name begins with the letter of that celebrity's last name (Watson → Walt Disney). You must drink while you think of a name.

13. Paranoia


The person on your right whispers you a question, the answer of which has to be somebody playing the game (e.g. "who is the hottest in this room?"). You respond out loud, and if someone wants to know what the question was, they have to drink.

14. Let's Go Camping

Someone picks a place to go hypothetically camping (a basketball court, for example), but keeps it secret. Players suggest things to bring and the winner is the person who correctly guesses where they're camping. So, "a tent" is wrong, because there are no tents in basketball courts. But "sneakers" or "water bottle" would be right. If you guess wrong, you take a drink. If you win, you choose the next destination.

15. Titanic

20th Century Fox

Grab a glass, fill it with beer, and place it in the middle of a table. Then place an empty shot glass in the glass so that it floats on the beer. Each player then pours a little bit of their booze of choice into the shot glass. The person that causes it to sink has to drink the whole thing.

16. Flip It or Sip It

Flip a coin and guess if it will land heads or tails. If you're wrong, sip your drink and pass the coin to the left. If you're right, you can pass the coin to the right.

17. Cheers to the Governor


Everyone sit in a circle with their drink of choice. You go around the circle counting out loud, each saying a number until you get to 21. The player who gets to 21 can institute any rule they want. It’s a good idea to base rules around one specific number; for example, you could make a rule that one specific person has to drink on the number eight or that you have to say the word 'frittata' on the number nine. You start counting from one whenever a new rule is created, and the next person to reach 21 makes a new rule of their own. However, it does not negate the prior rule. This continues until there is a long list of rules. If someone forgets one of the rules and messes up, they have to take a drink and the count will start over. Don't be afraid to get creative with the rules!

18. Pennies

Take turns trying to bounce a penny off the table into a glass. If you miss, you drink. If you get three pennies in a row, you get to make up a new rule.

19. Game of Thrones


This game is the one Tyrion Lannister plays with Shae and Bronn during the first season of Game of Thrones. Here are the rules: everyone sits in a circle, and one person makes an assumption about another person in the game. For example, you might say "Kacey, I think you grew up with a lot of siblings." If you are right in your assumption, then the person you're talking about has to take a drink. If you're wrong, you have to take a drink.

Here's the scene from the show, if you need a reference.

Have fun! And remember to drink responsibly, and only if you want to.