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Codenames Word Game

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  • Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents; their team-mates know the agents only by their codenames
  • The smash-hit word-association game that the whole family can enjoy
  • Play in teams and decode your spymaster's clues to identify the right agents
  • Suitable for 2 to 8 players of ages 10 and up
  • Plays within just 15 minutes
  • Find out how it's played in the video below

Box Contains

  • 16 agent cards in two colours
  • 1 double agent card
  • 7 innocent bystander cards
  • 1 assassin card
  • 40 key cards
  • 1 rulebook
  • 1 card stand

Product Description

Codenames is a social word game with a simple premise and challenging game play. Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames.

The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first.

Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the table. Their teammates try to guess words of their colour while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. Don't hit the assassin!

The game works very well with four players if you prefer to guess without help. Or you can add more players if you prefer lively discussion. There is also a co-operative variant where a single team tries to achieve the highest score they can by playing against the game itself.

 

How Codenames is played

Players split up into two teams of similar size and skill. You need at least four players (two teams of two) for a standard game, although there are 2 and 3 player variants.

Each team chooses one player to be their spymaster. Both spymasters sit on the same side of the table. The other players sit across from their spymasters.They are field operatives.

25 codenames are chosen and placed on the table in a 5-by-5 grid

Each game has one key that reveals the secret identities of the cards on the table. The spymasters choose a key card randomly and don't let the field operatives see it.

Spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents.Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames.

Spymasters take turns giving one-word clues. A clue may relate to multiple words on the table. The field operatives try to guess which words their spymaster meant. When a field operative touches a word, the spymaster reveals its secret identity. If the field operatives guess correctly, they may continue guessing, until they run out of ideas for the given clue or until they hit a wrong person. Then it is the other team's turn to give a clue and guess. The first team to contact all their agents wins the game.

 

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