- 396 Cards in a Box
- 6 Writing Cards
- Answer Pad
- Label Sheet
- Card Divider
Remove the parts sheet from the instructions by tearing along the perforation.
Carefully remove the card divider from the parts sheet. Discard the cardboard waste. Apply the labels from the label sheet to the die. It doesn't matter which side gets which label as long as each side has one and they are somewhat straight. When you're done, discard the used label sheet.
You'll need to scrounge up something to write with.
Make sure the cards are separated into two decks: one for women (green) and one for men (blue). Place the decks into the card box with the card backs facing each other. Place the card divider between the two decks.
Note: You will need to remove the card divider from between the two decks before closing the card box.
Place the card box (with cards) and die in the center of the play area.
Everyone takes a sheet from the answer pad and a writing card.
Sit comfortably and relax.
The player who last saw a movie goes first (if there's a tie, rock, paper, scissors works too). Play then passes to the left.
A. Select the Category Group
On your turn, roll the die. This will determine which category group you'll use.
The category groups are:
Who would you like to spend the rest of your life with? Who you can picture waking up next to and paying bills with?
Who would you want to "date"...just date, no real commitment?
Who would you just send packing?
Who would you like to come to your defense?
Who would you trust with your life in the operating room?
Who would you rather just put on pool duty?
Who would you like to go out with for a good time... someone to hit the nightlife with?
Who would you want to be your roommate... someone who will pay rent on time and be easy to live with?
Who do you think you can take on... and win?
Who you would want for a mom or dad?
Who would you want for a brother or sister... someone you could count on?
Who you'd rather have as a cousin (maybe a distant cousin)?
Now everyone orients your writing cards so the correct category group is on top. Put your answer sheet on the card and you're ready to go.
B. Draw a card and Rank the Names
The player who rolled the die draws a card from the box. You can draw from whichever deck you'd like.
The names on the cards should be familiar but if they are not, feel free to ask the other players for hints. Once you've figured out who everyone is, it's time to rank them.
For example, if the category group you rolled is Marry, Date, or Dump, then you'll need to determine which of these people you would like to marry, which you would date, and which you would dump.
Secretly write these names down on your answer sheet under the correct headings.
At the same time, all other players write down on their answer sheets what they think YOU are going to write down. As they do this, they should remember... this isn't about them - it's all about YOU.
After everyone has written down their answers, you reveal who you married, who you dated, and who you dumped.
You, as the player whose turn it is, get 2 points for every player who matched you exactly (meaning they listed the three people correctly under each heading). Everyone else scores 1 point for each answer they matched correctly. This will give them 0, 1 or 3 points (trust us when we say they can't score 2).
For example, let's say there are 5 players. Two match you exactly. They get 3 points each and you get 4 points (2 points for each complete match). Another player gets 1 right, so she gets 1 point.
And one player completely blows it getting nothing right and getting no points. Each player writes down his/her score on the answer sheet. When you are done scoring, place the card at the back of the corresponding card deck in the card box.
After scoring, it's the next player's turn. Passing to the left, the next player takes the die, rolls for a new category group and draws a new card. Play then proceeds as before.
End of the Game
The game is over after every player has had 2 turns. The player with the highest score at the end of the game wins.
In case of a tie, have the tied players each take another turn. If it is still a tie, call it a tie and share the glory.