Objective of Family Feud Platinum Edition
The objective of Family Feud Platinum Edition is for your team to score more points than the other team by matching the most popular survey answers.
Setup for Family Feud Platinum Edition
- Place the scoreboard in the middle of the table so everyone can see it.
- Sort the cards by their types (Face Off and Fast Money). Shuffle each deck separately.
- Place the Fast Money deck of cards off to the side. Place the Emcee Card (has a picture of Steve Harvey) on top of the deck so you can see the text on the cards.
- Choose one player to be the Emcee/host. This player will be responsible for reading all of the cards, writing answers on the scoreboard, and keeping score.
- The rest of the players divide into two teams. Each team should choose a captain. The Emcee should write a team name down for both teams on the scoreboard.
Face Off Rounds in Family Feud Platinum Edition
Family Feud Platinum Edition starts with three different Face Off rounds. Each of these rounds are played in the same way. The second and third rounds are worth double points though.
One-on-One Face Off
To start a Face Off round the Emcee chooses a Face Off card. Each team picks a player to compete in the one-on-one Face Off. The Emcee reads off the question and how many answers there are. The two players chosen for the one-on-one Face Off try to come up with answers.
When a player has an answer they will raise their hand. The first player to do so gets to provide the first answer. If there is a tie the Emcee decides who they think raised their hand first. The Emcee compares the answer provided to the answers on the card. They will write the answer on the correct spot on the gameboard and the number of points that it was worth.
If the provided answer was the number one answer, that player’s team wins the one-on-one Face Off. If it wasn’t the number one answer the other player gets to provide an answer. Should their answer be on the board, the Emcee writes it on the corresponding spot.
Determining the Controlling Team
Whichever player provides a higher answer wins the one-on-one Face Off.
If both players provide an answer that isn’t on the card, the next player on both teams gets to choose a answer. The player that provides the higher answer wins the one-on-one Face Off.
The team that wins chooses whether they want to pass or play.
If the winning team chooses to play they will get to provide answers and are called the “controlling team”. If they decide to pass, the other team will be the controlling team.
Playing the Face Off Round
Each player on the controlling team provides an answer that they think is on the board. Players may not discuss answers before providing them.
For each answer on the card the Emcee will write the answer and its point value on the corresponding section of the scoreboard.
For each answer not on the card or the player takes too long to provide an answer, the Emcee will give the team a strike. They will add a X to one of the strike boxes.
End of Round
The controlling team will keep providing answers until they provide all of the answers on the card or they get their third strike.
If the controlling team provides all of the answers on the card, they win the round.
Should the team get their third strike, the other team gets to provide one answer.
The team can debate what answer to provide with the captain choosing which answer to submit. If this answer is on the board, this team wins the round. Otherwise the controlling team will win the round.
Add up the points from all of the answers written on the scoreboard. The team that won the round adds those points to their total. If it is the second or third Face Off round, double the points won in the round.
If three Face Off rounds haven’t been played, prepare for the next Face Off round. Erase all of the answers from the scoreboard. Each team chooses a new player for the next one-on-one Face Off.
Fast Money Round in Family Feud Platinum Edition
Preperation for Fast Money Round
After three Face Off rounds have been played, the game moves onto the Fast Money round. Each team chooses one player to play the Fast Money round. The other players on their team cannot give them help during the round. The Emcee chooses one of the Fast Money cards to use for the round.
Total the points that each team has earned so far. The representative of the team that scored more points gets to provide the first answer for each question. Players should try to provide answers as quickly as possible as the Emcee should give them only a reasonable amount of time to provide an answer.
Providing Fast Money Answers
The Emcee reads one question at a time. The first player provides an answer. The Emcee compares this to the card. If the answer is on the card they will write it on the corresponding spot on the scoreboard. They will not write how many points the answer was worth. If the answer is not on the card, the player gets to provide one more answer.
The second player then gets to provide an answer. They cannot give the same answer as the first player. If it is on the card, the Emcee writes it on the scoreboard (not the points that it is worth). If it is not on the card, the player gets to provide a second answer.
Scoring the Fast Money Round
This process will be followed for all five questions. After all five questions are answered, the Emcee reveals how many points each answer was worth. The points each team earned during the round will be totaled and multiplied by three. Add these points to the corresponding section of the scoreboard.
Winning Family Feud Platinum Edition
Total the number of points each team scored during the game. The team that scores the most points wins the game.
Year: 2019 | Publisher: Cardinal, Fremantle Media, Spinmaster | Designer: NA | Artist: NA
Genres: Gameshow, Party
Ages: 8+ | Number of Players: 3+ | Length of Game: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: Moderate
Components: 100 Face Off Cards, 40 Fast Money Cards, Emcee Card, Dry Erase Scoreboard, Dry Erase Marker, Instructions
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