Full of hot air? Get some mileage out of it! Test your knowledge (real and/or make-believe) as well as your bluffing ability in this creative word game. There are five categories of questions (words, people, initials, movies, and dates). A question is selected from one of the categories and each player writes down an answer, either trying to answer the question correctly or hoping to bluff the other players with an inventive, believable-sounding answer. You score points for guessing the correct answer or
fooling the others with your phony answer. Thinking cap required. --Alison Golder
Who needs a dictionary when you can have more fun with your imagination? Take Parker Brothers' original Balderdash, add 4 more categories and you have Beyond Balderdash. When the leader draws a card with 1 of 2,400 words, people, initials, movies or dates on it, it's your turn to educate, or trick, your friends. Players make up a definition, mix it in with the real definition, and vote on the right answer. If enough people pick your definition enough of the time, you win. For 2 or more players, ages 10 to adult. Imported.