5 SECOND RULE
OBJECT OF 5 SECOND RULE: The object of 5 Second Rule is to be the player with the most points at the end of the game.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 3 or more players
MATERIALS: 288 Question Cards, 5 Second Twisted Timer, and Rules
TYPE OF GAME: Party Card Game
OVERVIEW OF 5 SECOND RULE
Are you quick on the spot? If you are full of random facts and fun information, this is the game for you! One of your teammates will read you a random question and you must give three answers within 5 seconds.
To setup, place the cards on the table where all players may easily access it, as well as the timer. Then determine amongst the group how many rounds you will play
For large groups, two or three rounds of gameplay are recommended. For small groups, four or five rounds of gameplay are recommended.
The person who owns the game is the first player in the Hot Seat and play continues to the right around the group. The player to the left of the player in the Hot Seat will draw a card and read it out loud. As soon as the card is read, flip the timer.
The player in the Hot Seat gets 5 seconds to give three answers. If you say three answers before the ball reaches the bottom, you get one point. Keep the card in front of you to keep up with points.
If the player in the Hot Seat is not able to give three answers, they don’t receive any points. The player to the right gets 5 seconds to give three answers to the same question. The new player in the Hot Seat is unable to use any previously used answers. If no players in the group can answer the question, the first player earns a point by default.
After the rounds are done, players will then tally up their points. The player with the most points wins the game.
END OF GAME
The game ends after the predetermined number of rounds. Each player will then tally up their number of points. The player with the most points wins the game.