Nov 05

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 perudo@perudoworldchamps.co.uk 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. Eileen Teo

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

  2. Tracy Nixon

    I love lots but one of my favourites is Monopoly!

  3. Catherine McAlinden

    I love Monopoly

  4. Fiona Martin

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

  5. Catherine S

    My favourite game is Boggle

  6. Margaret Clarkson

    Trivial Pursuit

  7. iain maciver

    love scrabble

  8. Susan B

    We like hauling out the old Snakes and Ladders game as all ages play on an equal footing.

  9. Lesley Bradley

    It’s Scrabble in our house!

  10. Karen Langridge

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

  11. Angela treadway

    monopoly x

  12. Emma Morgan

    Monopoly a classic but still a favourite in our house

  13. Anthea Holloway

    We love playing Sorry! which is a family game for all ages.

  14. Solange

    My favourite game is Monopoly.

  15. Ruth Harwood

    Yahtzee and Monopoly – both equally as fun!

  16. Tina Mansfield

    I love playing family games and a favourite at the moment is ticket to ride. we do get a bit competitive though!

  17. kim neville

    We like Monopoly and Cluedo

  18. anthea

    we’ve got into mastermind recently

  19. jo liddement

    We love playing King of Tokyo board game.

  20. Sheri Darby

    We love playing Monopoly

  21. Victoria Prince

    I think my favourite game is Trivial Pursuit 🙂

  22. Sam R

    Perudo is the best

  23. Kerry Webber

    We love playing the Lego board games. Our favourite is Minotaurus!

  24. Lynn Neal

    We love cluedo!

  25. Kelly Hirst

    My favourite board game is monopoly empire

  26. Laura Pritchard

    I always loved Heroquest!

  27. Natalie Crossan

    We love monopoly in our house x

  28. Charlotte Wilde

    Currently loving playing Catan with my eldest daughter – shes is a real meanie!

  29. Adrian Bold

    We love Monopoly and have over 15 editions.

  30. Tee Simpson

    My favourite game is chinese checkers. Recently learnt to play it!

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