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Hot Words, Word Guessing Party Game Reviews
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Guests come from all over the world to experience our HEAT! In this game, you’ll describe words while the rest of your team attempts to guess them. During each of the 4 courses (rounds) your team will pick a Jalapeño Card, giving you Hot Words you can’t say. The Ghost Pepper tie breaker round is sure get everyone sweating. The team furthest around the gameboard at the end of the meal wins!

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    August 06, 2020
    Texas, United States

    Tons of fun!!!

    This is one of the most fun and interesting games we have played ever! Instructions and rules are very easy to understand and each piece, including the board, are very well made. It has become our first option to play on our family game nights: all of us enjoy it and I love the laughter and fun we have together, thanks all to it!

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    August 06, 2020
    Ohio, United States

    More involved than necessary

    We were excited to play this game because we love word games. You must have 2 teams of at least 2 or more players. It does not state this on the outside of the box, but you need at least 4 people to play. The theming is super cute and you can tell a lot of thought was put into the design. We found the game a bit confusing to understand the levels scoring. My opinion is the scoring could be much easier to follow and not as involved. To make scoring more user friendly would have made this much more fun to play. The object is for one team player to give clues to a clue word and must not use that word to explain it. There is a bell to hit if the opposing team catches you saying the Hot Word while trying to get their team mates to guess the word. The problem is the other team cannot see the words on the cards. We created our own work around for that, when someone draws a card, they look at it and also show each card to the other team, so they can catch them if they mess up. After a few rounds we stopped scoring and just picked cards and tried to get each other to guess the words. So we devised our own version of how to play. We did have a lot of fun though I also own a game called Taboo which is exactly the same premise but simpler to play. I would still recommend because I love word guessing games and it provides a nice amount of cards with 4 words on each card, so there is the opportunity to play many many many games and rounds.

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    August 05, 2020
    Georgia, United States

    Pretty fun game!

    I got my sister n law and brother n law together with us to play this game and it was really fun, trying to guess the words without saying certain letters, oh it was a battle lol, this is definitely a diff kind of game for adults. Great for parties and gatherings where adults need some entertainment. Overall this game is awesome

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    August 04, 2020
    California, United States

    Hot fun

    This game took a bit to understand how to play ,it's almost like charades but with words .Super fun once you get the hang of it. Lots of laughs and great family times. I would for sure recommend. This will be one of our new go to games

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    August 02, 2020
    Kentucky, United States

    Family Game Night

    I would buy this product again. I am always looking for new and interesting games or products to try on family night and this was FUN.
    We were laughing at ourselves trying so hard not to say the word but with saying the word. The hot sauce bottle pieces are adorable and being timed always makes for interesting, feeling the pressure answers. Definitely recommend for game night.

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    August 02, 2020
    California, United States

    Family fun!

    My family had so much fun playing Hot Words! It will definitely be a regular on our game nights. So much laughter and fun #FamilyRatedClub #Spinmaster

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    August 02, 2020
    Pennsylvania, United States

    Fun fun game!!

    Received this game free!! Loved thee idea of this game!! The game board doesn't really work with the game and the instructions on how many moves to make are somewhat confusing. We ended up playing without the board and had waaaay more fun!! Loved how much fun it was with the family!!!

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    August 01, 2020

    i played this game as a drinking game and it was super fun. I highly recommend. Instrictions were super easy to use. This game was different than the others and we all liked it way better.

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    July 31, 2020
    Connecticut, United States

    They love it

    My Preteens love this game, they have been playing it all day. It makes me feel great to see them play with something other than a computer. It was easy to set up and play. Fun for the whole family.

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    July 30, 2020
    Arkansas, United States

    This game is fun and entertaining.

    This board game is so fun! I like that you can pick the level of how hard it is on every turn. So its different everytime. We had such a great time. Even when it's the other teams turn to play it's fun and engaging by trying to catch them saying the words they are not suppose to say and ring the bell. My whole family loved playing it and cant wait to play again. I recieved this game to try for free. I would definitely recommend this game for any game night.

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