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Drinking Game: The Name Game

The more you drink, the fuzzier your mind becomes so even though this game might start out easy, it gets more and more difficult the more you imbibe! 

Summary: The idea behind this drinking game is to pick a category and exhaust it by sharing names. It's easy when you start, but gets more challenging as you go - especially if you pick a tougher category.

Ages: 21+


Beer and cups

How to Play:

First, you have to decide on a category (girl's names, cities, types of candy, names of celebrities, etc.) One person says the name of a person, place or thing that fits into the category.

Then the next person must say another name, place or thing that fits the category, but it must start with the last letter of the previous player's answer. For example, if the category is celebrity names and the first person says Brad Pitt, the second person could say Tracy Morgan. Repeats are not allowed.

Alternative Play:

To make it even harder, you can make guests clap to a beat and the person must answer in time with the beat. 

To make it even more difficult, give the game an Oktoberfest twist – make the category names of beer! If someone can't come up with a correct response in time, they have to drink a half-cup of beer. 


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