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I am a genius, so I play Trivial Pursuit
Trivial Pursuit Genus IV
Member Name: metbebe
Trivial Pursuit Genus IV
Advantages: Great play for adults
Disadvantages: Long duration
This is a classical game for the intelligent one, with questions about common knowledge as well as uncommon and popular culture. It is not a game for kids or young teens but for adults on a Saturday night with friends or family.
The object of the game is to collect all the pieces of coloured triangles and then return to the middle where a last question from one of the categories is asked by other team members. There is a dice which you use for moving and a game piece where you put your triangles in. The triangles are coloured after the different categories; Geography (blue), Entertainment (pink), History (yellow), Arts & Literature (brown), Science & Nature (green), and Sports & Leisure (orange).
I am, in my opinion, quite clever therefore I enjoy Trivial Pursuit very much though it challenges my intellect and when I get a question right it makes me happy. Playing this with my family, who are between 20 and 47, is perfect. We usually play teams which is an advantage due to fact that everyone knows different things. Playing by yourself is perfectly fine but I find it more enjoyable when I am in a team of 2 or 3 players.
If you are more than 4 teams it can take quite a long time which can conclude with someone quitting or loose interest. Trivial Pursuit already takes long time to play but the rules are easy and the more in one team the easier the questions seems to be.
On the board there is only one square for each colour where you can win a triangle. This rule can make the duration of the game longer so my family and I usually say that whenever you answer a question correctly you get a triangle in your game piece.
This is a game for adults and not for teens and kids. There are however different editions of Trivial Pursuit, such as; Family edition and Junior edition. But this specific one I recommend to be at least 18 years.
I enjoy playing this game but not everyday or every week but maybe on a birthday or new years eve when you have time to play and are a group of 4 or more people.
Summary: Great for New Years Eve