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Portrayal

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  • Everyone plays during every round. No one sits on the sidelines!
  • You don't have to be Da Vinci to do well in Portrayal. It's what you draw, not how well you draw
  • Winner of the 2009 Teacher's Choice Award!
  • Includes over 200 game cards with unique pictures.
  • The best new drawing game on the market
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Product Description

Product Description

Continuum Games, Inc. Portrayal

Continuum Games, Inc. Portrayal gets kids to describe, draw and evaluate intriguing images. Involving many players, it's an energetic and fast-paced game. On each round, one player who plays the Portrayer describes a bizarre image while all other players playing as the Artists, try to draw the image based on the Portrayer's description. Once time is up, Artists show their drawings to see whether their drawings.



Age: 12 years and up

Features
  • Game cards feature bizarre images
  • Fun and exciting
  • Involves kids in drawing fun
  • Keeps kids occupied and entertained for hours
  • Lightweight and easy-to-carry around


Recommended Ages:12 and up

From the Manufacturer

Portrayal is a funny, energetic, family game that will have you describing, drawing, and critiquing wacky images. Each round, one player (the Portrayer) describes a unique and utterly bizarre image while the other players (the Artists) attempt to draw the image based on the Portrayer’s description. Once time is up, Artists trade drawings and evaluate whether their drawings meet 10 hidden criteria. Points are awarded for each criteria met.

Product Information

Product Dimensions 12.2 x 3.5 x 8.2 inches
Item Weight 3.8 pounds
Shipping Weight 3.8 pounds
Domestic Shipping This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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ASIN B001GIFHHG
Item model number 0821
Manufacturer recommended age 12 years and up
Best Sellers Rank #542,465 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
#12,991 in Toys & Games > Games > Board Games
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4.0 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews

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This is one of our favorite family games. It is great because all ages can play together and everyone participates the entire time. The premise of the game is that one person describes a silly picture that they are looking at on a card while the other people draw the picture that is being described. Once the time is up, 10 things about the picture are revealed (the describer did not know what they were) and the artists and describer earn points based on how many of those things were in their picture.
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Interesting concept and fun to play, but doesn't stay fun for long. We only usually play a round or two before moving onto another game because Portrayal gets a bit tedious.

Worth checking out. Maybe you'd like it a bit more than I, and I like it alright myself.
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Got this game after playing it with my son's family when I was visiting. I thought it was a great twist on "drawing" games we'd played before. You don't have to be a great artist...you just have to be a good listener. We have had a lot of fun playing. Also, great for a wide variety of ages. I think this is good for kids to learn to listen carefully and follow directions. Great family gift!
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After playing the game at a friend's house, I was looking forward to buying Portrayal (also licensed and published as Identik). The gameplay is great for party type situations. I usually like more strategic games and cringe when the likes of Apples to Apples is pulled out, but Portrayal is a blast to play for all types of people.
Therefore, I was very disappointed when I received my copy and it looked as if someone had stomped on the timer. It was made of very cheap plastic, pieces could be heard rattling inside, and the on/off switch was pushed up inside the device. It came with a piece of paper saying that the batteries may need to be replaced, so they were giving two extra, but it only actually gave one. The batteries were not really necessary however because when I opened the timer up it was clear that half of the wires were severed.
The packaging was really good in both the box and on Amazon's part which makes me think the timer was put in the box this way. The black "privacy sleeve" was made out of cheap paper and was already scuffed. The rest of the components were of decent quality including the d10 die. I wish the publisher had not skimped on the quality of the timer and privacy sleeve on what is otherwise a great game.

Amazon is sending a replacement, but based on the quality of the components I would suggest picking up the English version of Identik published by Asmodee. It is the exact same game and comes with an hour glass instead of the cheap, poorly made Chinese timer.
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