Is Spyfall fun to play?
Players: 3 – 8 players | Game Duration 10 – 20 mins | Min. Age 13+ | Game complexity: EASY Genre: Bluffing, Deduction, Humour, Party Game, Spies Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No
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What is Spyfall about?
Spyfall: The Ultimate Spy-Themed Party Game
Are you ready to test your detective skills and find the spy among your friends? Look no further than Spyfall! This fast-paced and engaging board game will keep you on the edge of your seat as you try to determine who in your group is secretly working against all of you.
Gameplay and Objectives
Spyfall is a social deduction game designed for 3-8 players. In each round of the game, a single player is chosen in secret to be the spy, while the other players act as innocent bystanders. The objective of the non-spies is to identify the spy, while the spy’s goal is to blend in with the rest of the players and determine the location of the game.
The game consists of 30 different locations, ranging from a beach to a bank to a space station. At the start of each round, one player is randomly assigned a location card while all other players receive identical role cards with the location name hidden on them. The spy does not receive any information about the location.
Once everyone has their role cards, players take turns asking each other questions related to the location. The non-spies must ask questions that show they know the location without giving it away to the spy, while the spy must try to bluff and act like they are at the same location.
For example, if the location is a hospital, a player may ask “What kind of patients do you see here?” to which someone could respond with “I see a lot of doctors and nurses.” This response shows that they are aware of the location without saying the word “hospital” outright.
Players have a limited amount of time to ask questions and come up with answers, adding an element of urgency and excitement to the game. Once time runs out, players vote on who they think the spy is. If the majority correctly identifies the spy, they win. However, if the spy can correctly guess the location, then they win and everyone else loses.
Suitable for All Ages and Occasions
Spyfall is a great game for all ages and occasions. Whether you’re hosting a family game night or having a get-together with friends, Spyfall is sure to be a hit. The game is easy to learn and doesn’t require any special skills or knowledge, making it accessible for everyone.
The game also has high replay value as the locations and roles are randomized each round, ensuring a different experience every time you play. Plus, with multiple locations to choose from, you can mix things up and keep the game fresh.
What Makes it Fun?
The element of deception and trying to figure out who the spy is adds a thrilling twist to this party game. It’s also enjoyable to see how creative your friends can be when coming up with questions and answers, making for some hilarious moments. Spyfall is a great way to break the ice and get everyone laughing and interacting.
Rulebook and How to Play Guides
How to Play Spyfall and Review Videos
Awards Won by Spyfall
2016 Spiel des Jahres Recommended
2016 Mensa Recommended
2016 Fairplay À la carte Runner-up
2016 Årets Spil Best Adult Game Winner
2016 Årets Spil Best Adult Game Nominee
2015 Vuoden Peli Party Game of the Year Nominee
2015 Hra roku Recommended
2015 Guldbrikken Best Parlor Game Winner
2015 Guldbrikken Best Parlor Game Nominee
2015 Cardboard Republic Socializer Laurel Nominee
2015 Årets Spill Best Party Game Nominee
2014 Golden Geek Most Innovative Board Game Nominee
2014 Golden Geek Best Party Board Game Nominee