Drinking games are a great way to get your party started. Encouraging high levels of drinking culture in adolescence drinking games have been around for many years. Many only require one thing and that’s booze. If not it will be household related items accessible to almost everyone. It’s a cheap and easy. Typically partaken by students, dinner party guests and cool kids drinking games are for everyone over 18. The dark side of drinking games is the stepping stone into alcoholism. It can be dangerous, but that encourages the fun. The chance you could end up paralytic on the floor or nicely buzzed. Chances are you will end up on the floor but at least you will have fun doing it.
1 – Flip cup
You will need: a cup, alcohol, a table, friends.
A fun favorite is flip cup, a drinking game typically using an American red solo cup.
- get 2+ people and split into teams.
- Set up a row of cups on the edge of the table for each team, fill will enough alcohol to shot.
- As you race each other each member on the team must drink, successfully flip the cups a full 360 and land face down on the table.
- The fastest team wins and the losers must drink again.
The pressure created from the alcohol fueled team game makes drinks go down much faster. It’s a quick way to get drunk, perfect for starting a party or before going out clubbing.
2 – Beer pong
You will need: cups, beer, a ping pong ball, a table
Classic beer pong need 2 players at a set time.
- Set up the cups in a triangle, 4 cups at the back moving upwards to 1 cup, similar to snooker ball formation. On opposite sides of the table.
- Fill the cups with beer and stand behind them.
- The aim is to bounce the ping pong ball across the table into one of the cups.
- If a ball lands in your opponent’s cups, your opponent must drink it.
- Once drunk the cup is removed, if several are removed reformat the cups into a smaller triangle
- The winner removes all cups and the opponent must drink the winners remaining beer.
The aim of beer pong is to make your opponent drink more beer resulting in less accurate throws. It’s easy to learn and can be played by anyone with arms. Even though the name of the game is beer pong you can easily replace the beer with a substitute alcohol that is more palatable.
3 – Drunk Jenga
you will need: Jenga, alcohol, a pen
This is a more creative drinking game, involving tailored challenges created by yourself and your friends.
- Take a regular Jenga set and on each piece write a challenge or dare.
- Build up the set
- Each participant must remove a block from the tower and place it on the top of the pile using one hand
- Each block removed the challenge or dare must be played
- If the tower falls you finish your drink, pick up two blocks and complete the challenges
4 – Never have I ever
You will need: only alcohol and friends to play the never have I ever drinking game.
This is a more communicative drinking game for you and your mates.
- Either using prompts or your own statements, say your statements to the group and drink depending on your answer
- For example, ‘never have I ever eaten something from the floor’ if you have, you take a drink!
The more embarrassing statements make good ice breakers at a party, gathering, dinner party or pre-drinks. It’s a quick and easy way to get to know your friends and acquaintances.
5 – most likely
you will need: drinks and friends
best played with friends and people you know as it tests the mutual knowledge of people’s personalities
- A group of you sit in a circle and each person takes turns to ask, ‘most likely’ questions
- For example, ‘most likely to commit a crime’ as a group you point to the selected person who is most likely to.
- The person with the majority votes drinks as many times as the votes they received.
This is a great was to bond with your friends and expose people.