Objective of Awkward Family Photos Greatest Hits
The objective of Awkward Family Photos Greatest Hits is to submit the best captions for the photos in order to score the most points.
Setup for Awkward Family Photos Greatest Hits
- Place the box of photos in the middle of the play area.
- Shuffle the movie line cards. Deal seven cards facedown to each player. You can look at your own cards, but you shouldn’t let the other players see them. The rest of the cards should be placed facedown in the middle of the play area.
- The youngest player starts the game as the judge/”The Critic”. The role will rotate clockwise throughout the game.
Playing Awkward Family Photos Greatest Hits
Choosing A Photo
You will begin your turn as The Critic by taking one of the photo cards from the box. You can look at both sides of the card and decide which picture you would like to use for the round. Place the picture you have chosen face up where everyone can see it.
Submitting A Movie Line Card
All of the players, besides The Critic, will then look at the photo and the cards in their hand. They will choose one of the cards from their hand that they think provides the best caption for the image. Once you have chosen a card, you will place it facedown on the table.
Choosing the Winning Movie Line Card
Once all of the players, besides The Critic, have chosen a card for the round; The Critic shuffles all of the cards without looking at them.
The Critic will then read each card one at a time. You should look at the genre of the card and try to read it in a way that fits the movie that the quote came from.
After reading all of the cards, The Critic will choose which one they liked the most. They can use whatever criteria they want to make their decision. They will reveal their choice to the rest of the players. The player that submitted the chosen response takes the photo card as a reward for winning the round.
All of the Movie Line cards used in the round are discarded. Everyone who played a Movie Line card this round draws a new one so they have seven cards in their hand.
The player to the left of the current Critic, becomes the Critic for the next turn.
At the end of the first two rounds (all of the players have played as The Critic), each player can choose up to three of their Movie Line cards to discard and replace with new cards.
Winning Awkward Family Photos Greatest Hits
You will play a number of rounds depending on the number of players. In each round each player will be The Critic once.
- 4-5 players: 4 rounds
- 6-8 players: 3 rounds
Once all of the rounds have been played, the players compare how many photo cards they received during the game. The player that earned the most photo cards wins the game.
If two or more players are tied at the end of the game, keep playing additional turns until one of the tied players break the tie by winning a round.
Year: 2019 | Publisher: All Things Equal Inc
Ages: 13+ | Number of Players: 4-8 | Length of Game: 30-60 minutes
Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: Moderate-High
Components: 330 Movie Line cards, 50 photo cards, instructions
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