Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Dixit: Beautiful and Creative

Guest post by Melodie L. 

Dixit is a game that involves storytelling, creativity and art. There are 3 main versions of Dixit: Dixit (the original), Odyssey and Journey – each of these games includes a playing board and cards. There are also several expansions that add more beautifully illustrated cards: Daydreams, Memories, Origins and Quest. To play Dixit, each player has seven cards. The active player chooses a card from his/her hand and comes up with a movie line, book quote, name/character, title, etc. that represents the card. The trick is that you want some people to guess your card and some not to guess your card so you have to be a bit evasive. All the other players also play a card that they feel represents that same movie line, book quote, etc. When all cards have been placed down everyone votes on the one they feel best represents the description given by the active player. Points are gained by the active player if he/she gets some of the votes and by the player who receives the most votes. This is a great creative and thoughtful game. (The grown men in our family don’t care much for this game because it does lack that hardcore strategic competition involved in most games we play!)

# Players . . . 4-12 (Depending on which version of the game you're playing) 
Game time . . . . . . . . 30-60 minutes
Set up . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 minutes
Luck . . . . . . . . 6. . . Strategy
*Interplay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Visual Appeal . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Component Quality . .. . . . . 9
*Replayability . . . . . . . . . . . 6


*See "How we Rate" for a definition.

No comments:

Post a Comment