Learn the rules to the board game The Voting Game quickly and concisely – This visually rich video has no distractions, just the rules.
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The object of the game is to have fun and be the first person to collect 6 question cards. Setup. Each player receives 1 player ID card which they place in front of themselves faceup for everyone to see. This is the number by which to identify that player. Give each player a voting card of every number except for their own number.
The player who most recently called their mother goes first and draws the top black question card from the deck and reads the question aloud. Next, all the players use their voting cards to select which player they think is the answer to the question read. All votes are placed anonymously facedown in a pile. Everyone must vote.
The player who read the question collects all the voting cards and reveals them to the group 1 at a time. After all the votes have been revealed, every player who was voted on, guesses who voted for them. Players get 1 guess for every vote they received. The player to the left of the question reader goes first.
Once all the guesses have been made, the player with the most votes wins the round and keeps the question card. In the event of a tie, the player who read the question decides the winner. Return the voting cards to each player so they have one of each number, except for their own number, and the role of question reader rotates clockwise by 1 and reads a new card.
This process repeats until a player has collected 6 cards and is declared the winner. Alternately, instead of playing to collect cards you can play for points. Each player gets 1 point for each vote they guessed correctly. The first player to 25 points wins. Another way to play is by majority rules: They player who received the most votes wins the round. Each player that voted for the winner of the round receives 1 point. The first to 10 points win.
Some alternate rule variations you can play with are as follows:
Draw 3: Draw three question cards instead of 1 and pick your favorite to read aloud. The remaining cards are put underneath the deck.
Originals: don’t use the black deck but instead allow only original questions.
Absent: Assign any extra player ID cards to public figures or mutual friends.
Straight up: Votes aren’t anonymous. Players place their voting card facedown in front of them. Once everyone is ready, all the votes are flipped over and revealed at the same time.
Selfie: give everyone a voting card with their own number on it. Player’s are now allowed to vote for themselves.