Is Cranium fun to play?
Players: 4 – 16 players | Game Duration 55 – 65 mins | Min. Age 13+ | Game complexity: EASY
Genre: Party Game, Puzzle, Trivia, Word Game
Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No
What is Cranium about?
Cranium bills itself as the “whole-brain” game. It’s a party game that borrows from a host of other popular party games of recent times. Players have to successfully complete activities in each of four sections to win: In – Creative Cat : A player must clue a word to his or her teammates by drawing it, sculpting it in clay, or drawing it with his or her eyes closed.
– Data Head : A variety of trivia questions.
– Word Worm : Players unscramble words, spell challenging words, guess definitions, identify words with letters left out, or spell words backwords.
– Star Performer : players must whistle a song, impersonate a celebrity, or act out a clue.
Cranium has elements similar to those of Pictionary, Charades, Trivial Pursuit: Genus Edition, Celebrities, Huggermugger, Claymania, etc.
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Rulebook and How to Play Guides
How to Play Cranium and Review Videos
Awards Won by Cranium
2010 Guldbrikken Best Adult Game Nominee
2004 Spiel der Spiele Hit für Viele Recommended
2003 Vuoden Peli Adult Game of the Year Winner
2002 Australian Games Association Game of the Year