Poetry for Neanderthals
Poetry for Neanderthals is a competitive word-guessing game where you can only give clues by speaking in single syllables. So, instead of saying "broccoli," you'd say something like "green thing you eat for live long and have good health." If you mess up and use a big word, such as "vegetable," you get bopped on the head with a NO !Stick and you lose points.
The goal of the game is to score the most points by correctly interpreting words and phrases. The chosen Poet starts off the game with a Poetry Card and tries to get their teammates to say the listed word, using only words with one syllable within a 90-second time limit.
The team with the most points is the winner.
"It is one of the best party games I've played! It is super easy to set up and play. It is very entertaining especially when the others are trying very hard to describe things in one syllable and without breaking any rules. If you are looking a fun and easy party game, you should definitely try this!" -Escapist
- Players: 2-12
- Recommended age: 7+
- Game time: 15 minutes