Codenames

Codenames board game review

Game Description

Codenames Board Game Review

Two teams assign a spymaster. The spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. The spymaster’s teammates know the agents only by their CODENAMES.

In Codenames, two teams attempt to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters provide one-word clues that can link to multiple words on the board. Their teammates attempt to guess the right words and avoid those belonging to the opposing team. Be careful, one of the hidden identities is an Assasin!

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    Pros

      • Deep game with simple rules
      • Short playtime
      • Expect a lot of interaction between players
      • Fun Social game

    Cons

    • Not very suitable for 2 players
    • Not for those looking for complex games

    Codenames Board Game Review Links

    A love letter to Codenames – a brilliant, easy-to-pick-up board game - The Next Web

    - The Next Web

    Codenames combines the best of party games and family games. - Slate

    - Slate

    Codenames Review - with the Game Boy Geek

    Codenames First Impressions - with Tom Vasel

    Game Features

    Recommended Age 14
    Estimated Game Time 15 min
    Min number of players 2
    Max number of players 8
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