Trapwords (Party Game)

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Description

The game is for 2 teams, divided into two approximately equivalent number of players and takes about 30 minutes to play.

It could remind you of the classic word game known as Taboo, but this one has an interesting twist on gameplay – the opposing team is the one who chooses the words you cannot use. With you having no idea which words are "traps", it’s like dancing on a minefield, when you’re trying to describe your assigned word to the rest of the team.

You take the role of a group of adventurers crawling through a fantasy dungeon full of traps and curses, with a Boss waiting for you at the end.
You have to successfully guess a word that one of your teammates is trying to describe to you. Sounds simple, but it is made fiendishly difficult by not knowing which words you can't say. Because both teams are simultaneously preparing secret traps for each other, words that you can't use. And further you get, the more trapwords you might expect.

Let's see the example of one possible turn when you are trying to give clues for the word "Axe":

You: "It is a thing that a dwarf can…"
Opponents team: "A-ha, dwarf! Gotcha!"
You: "How did you know that? Was it obvious I will use that?"

Or when you would try another approach it could look like this, the successful turn of your team:

You: "This thing is used by a man with a beard, in a checkered shirt...."
One of your teammates: "A coffee maker?"
[Everyone laughs]
You: "He uses it for work in nature."
Another teammate: "A chainsaw!"
You: "He makes smaller pieces from a big plant with it."
Any of your teammate: "An axe!"
You: "Yes! Very good!"

Could you avoid your opponent's trapwords when you don't know what you can't say?

Product Details

Barcode
8594156310493
Department
Boards & Dice
Released
26 Nov 2018
Category
Game Mechanic
Year Published
2018
# of Players
4 - 8
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 6 players, Recommended with 4 - 8 players
Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
30 - 45 minutes
Game Designer
  • Jan Březina
  • Martin Hrabálek
  • Michal Požárek
Game Artist
Régis Torres
Publisher
Czech Games Edition
Language Dependence
Unplayable in another language
Supply Source
South Africa