Alternative Christmas Gifts
Alternative Christmas Gifts

Accentuate

Say your cards right

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  • Realise just how bad (or good) you are at doing accents
  • Read quotes in an accent whilst your mates try to guess it
  • 30 accents ranging from Cockney to New York to Jamaican
  • The more difficult the accent, the more points you gain
  • Now includes 90 additional classic film quotes!
  • You must try to convey them without any verbal or visual clues
  • Be prepared to give and receive generous amounts of ridicule
Accentuate, a beautifully simple and hilarious card game. Just take a classic quote from a Quotation Card and read it in the accent printed on the Accent Card selected. Your team mates then have 30 seconds to stare at you blankly, laugh hysterically, ridicule you and then (regardless of how awful your accent is) try to guess it correctly.

Each Accent Card has a points value of 1 to 5 depending on its perceived level of difficulty – "easier" dialects like Irish are worth 1 whereas more challenging accents like Egyptian will score you the full 5. First team to reach 12 points wins!

The trick is to convey the essence of the accent to your team mates, without giving any verbal or visual clues. It won't take long for you to realise that your perfect Australian accent isn't quite so convincing without adding the words "mate," "skip" or "crikey!" to every sentence. Or that your Russian accent centres around clichéd vodka anecdotes. Or that it's physically impossible to speak in an Italian accent without making lively and passionate hand-gestures.

The game now includes an extra 90 classic film quotes, where points can also be gained from guessing the film and the year of release. None of this "I don't do accents" nonsense. Play this comical card game and prepare for an onslaught of painful parodies, preposterous voices and seriously dubious imitations.

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7 Reviews

Average 4/5 stars
  • "Many hours of laughter! So worth having it!"
    Agata - 29th of December, 2015
  • "Hilarious! We were in stitches in no time."
    Iz Ox - 22nd of December, 2015
  • "Possibly one of the funniest games I've ever played... Add alcohol to the mix and you will have tears running down your face!"
    Arron - 29th of October, 2015
  • "Great game. Everyone had a complete blast playing it!"
    Emilie - 15th of October, 2015
  • "Had really good fun with this. Simply to play, hard to master. Great."
    Jonathan - 18th of August, 2015

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