Perudo – Game Review and Competition

We love a game night in this house – whether it be Family night with the kids or a night with cheese, wine and friends! We were very happy to be sent Perudo to have a play with as it is actully good for both scenarios as it is suitable for ages 8 years and up. (2-6 players can play).

Perudo has some famous friends including Stephen Fry who says it is ‘The second most addictive thing ever to come out of America….’ and Richard Branson who says that ‘Whether on a balloon or a plan, even a train, Perudo is the game…’ – with endorsements like that we were expecting good things

The game comes in a great tin;  inside you get 6 different coloured cups, 1 lid, 30 dice, 1 cloth pouch and the rule book. It fits in the tin perfectly which makes it great for storage (which is really important for a mum like me). The tin also comes in handy if you want to take the game around with you to gatherings…say during the up and coming season of Christmas.

This is a game of skill (well partly) and bluffing! Each person starts with a coloured cup and five (matching coloured) dice and a cup, which is used for shaking the dice and concealing your dice from your opponent. You take it in turns to predict how many dice of certain numbers (for example three, sixes) are hidden under the cups around the table. Each round the loser loses a dice, as players lose all their dice they are out and the winner is the only person with dice left at the end.

The rules seem a little daunting but after a couple of rounds you find it is simple to play. The more you play the quicker you can go, the fun builds as you work out which one of your friends can bluff the hardest! You can play with as little as 2 players, although we like to play it with more – it adds to the options of number combinations and the laughter.

This Friday (9th November) the 29th Perudo Championship will take place in London with over 140 players battling it out to see who will become this year’s ‘World Perudo Champion’. This sounds amazing – a whole competition dedicated to this game! If you are interested in attending to cover the event or even take part please email for more information.

To find out more about the game or about the championships head over to the Paul Lamond Twitter: @perudo_plg or Facebook: Perudo – Paul Lamond

If you fancy winning your own copy of this game just enter via the Gleam Widget below – I am off now to try and beat the husband at this game!

Perudo Game


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  1. I love lot of games! I think like cash n gun, monopoly etc.

    • Tracy Nixon on November 6, 2018 at 06:22
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    I love lots but one of my favourites is Monopoly!

    • Catherine McAlinden on November 6, 2018 at 08:29
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    I love Monopoly

  2. Our family favourite at the moment is Scotland Yard, it can keep us occupied all afternoon!

    • Catherine S on November 6, 2018 at 10:44
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    My favourite game is Boggle

    • Margaret Clarkson on November 6, 2018 at 10:58
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    Trivial Pursuit

    • iain maciver on November 6, 2018 at 11:24
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    love scrabble

    • Susan B on November 6, 2018 at 11:35
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    We like hauling out the old Snakes and Ladders game as all ages play on an equal footing.

    • Lesley Bradley on November 6, 2018 at 11:57
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    It’s Scrabble in our house!

  3. At the moment its Carcassonne which I really got into over half term! x

    • Angela treadway on November 6, 2018 at 15:26
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    monopoly x

    • Emma Morgan on November 6, 2018 at 18:09
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    Monopoly a classic but still a favourite in our house

    • Anthea Holloway on November 6, 2018 at 18:54
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    We love playing Sorry! which is a family game for all ages.

    • Solange on November 6, 2018 at 20:29
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    My favourite game is Monopoly.

    • Ruth Harwood on November 7, 2018 at 09:27
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    Yahtzee and Monopoly – both equally as fun!

    • Tina Mansfield on November 7, 2018 at 12:00
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    I love playing family games and a favourite at the moment is ticket to ride. we do get a bit competitive though!

    • kim neville on November 7, 2018 at 14:40
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    We like Monopoly and Cluedo

    • anthea on November 7, 2018 at 21:37
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    we’ve got into mastermind recently

    • jo liddement on November 8, 2018 at 16:17
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    We love playing King of Tokyo board game.

    • Sheri Darby on November 8, 2018 at 21:52
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    We love playing Monopoly

    • Victoria Prince on November 9, 2018 at 11:06
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    I think my favourite game is Trivial Pursuit 🙂

    • Sam R on November 9, 2018 at 15:57
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    Perudo is the best

    • Kerry Webber on November 9, 2018 at 23:42
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    We love playing the Lego board games. Our favourite is Minotaurus!

    • Lynn Neal on November 10, 2018 at 10:43
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    We love cluedo!

    • Kelly Hirst on November 10, 2018 at 12:43
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    My favourite board game is monopoly empire

    • Laura Pritchard on November 10, 2018 at 14:55
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    I always loved Heroquest!

    • Natalie Crossan on November 10, 2018 at 15:10
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    We love monopoly in our house x

    • Charlotte Wilde on November 10, 2018 at 15:36
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    Currently loving playing Catan with my eldest daughter – shes is a real meanie!

    • Adrian Bold on November 10, 2018 at 21:54
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    We love Monopoly and have over 15 editions.

    • Tee Simpson on November 11, 2018 at 00:42
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    My favourite game is chinese checkers. Recently learnt to play it!

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