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1,320 figures of speech from various domains such as music, cinema, literature, geography, history and many others have been twisted by using synonyms, antonyms and logically related words to form a new expression called a Contrario. Players will need to use their lateral thinking abilities and general knowledge to outsmart their family and friends. Virtually all the original expressions are familiar. It's obvious - once you've got it.
Here's the contrario: A Falling Planet. Need a clue? People. Need another? The next big thing. If you say A rising star without needing to ask for a clue, you score 3 points; 2 if you got it after the first clue, and 1 if you got it after hearing both clues. This game features more than 1200 contrarios on 165 double-sided cards. It's up to you how you wish to play: by time limit, by predetermined number of cards to play, or by first player or team a target score. It's even fun to play without keeping score at all! These plays on words are sure to challenge your creative and lateral thinking abilities; Includes 165 game cards and instructions. For 2 or more players or teams ages 12 and up.