We're seeing red! But don't panic, we're only playing Glimpse; a family game of friendship and fun! Two different teams go head to head to make some rather interesting new friends. There is a catch; you have to act, mime, sing, dance and more to get them on your side. So really, all we're trying to say is be as silly as possible! In this game, you can basically have as many players as you wish, (2+) aged 6 and up, and split into 2 teams. It takes 20 minutes to play but only a minute to learn! This is a brand new game brought to us by Legend Express, who also created the fantastic Burger Boss. The company are experts in creating award winning games as it recieved a Bronze award in this years Imagination Gaming Family and Education Awards. We are sure Glimpse will live up to expectations!
There are a LOT of rather cool contents and concepts to this game and you'll definitely get the hang of it straight away. Under the masses of quirky artwork, you'll find many exciting things. There are 52 Friend Cards which hold the faces of your new companions, 2 pairs of the unique Glimpse Glasses, one for each team (which we'll look at later), 70 Question Cards and 16 Coloured Tokens.
To set up the game, you first need to decide on your team. Game tip: perhaps you should opt for the utmost silliest people to be your teammates! You'll need 16 Friend Cards set up so everyone can see them clearly and a random coloured token is placed on each. The question cards are shuffled and placed into a pile in arms reach. The Green Team and the Blue Team will also need a pair of Glimpse glasses and they should nominate one player to be the 'Glimpser'. This person needs to put on the glasses and leave them on until the end of the game. The Glimpser cannot tell the colour of the token due the the filter in the glasses; all they'll see is red, making their job a little trickier!
Legend Express specialise in light Euro style games that are fun for all the family. Glimpse is a hilarious party-style game of deduction.
- UK Games Expo
To start the game, the 'Glimpser' from the first team picks up a Question card and reads it the the helpers in their team. The helpers then have to try to answer the question as well as they can in order to guide the Glimpser to the correct Friend Card. If the Glimpser thinks they know the correct card, they remove the coloured token from their chosen card. It's a lot trickier than it looks, as the helpers can't say whether the card they've chosen is correct or incorrect!
At the end of the game, it's the Glimpser's job to add up their score! Teams gain 1 point for a token of their colour, 2 points if they choose a Black token and -1 point for selecting a token of the oponnent's colour. Choose carefully, Glimpsers!
There are variations of the game for 2 and 3 players, which involve pairing up and becoming one team! Take it in turns to be the Glimpser and the helper(s). Can you beat your friend's high score, or even get a perfect score?!
Glimpse is a fun way of playing a game and we think the game is also great for building confidence. In the words of Legend Express: 'Don't be embarrassed, don't be shy, don't be quiet. Glimpse is all about having fun!' Be as creative and as silly as you wish! It also encourages cooperative play, as there is constant discussion work going on between teams.
Another brilliantly made game from Legend Express and one that is definitely worthy of a place in the 12 Days of Gaming! Keep a look out for our next competition question on our social media; answering the question, sharing a competition and tagging a friend will ALL get you entries into our prize draw. This year, you could win a HUGE games pack worth hundreds of pounds; this is not to be missed!
Please note, we're not including the games from the 12 Days of Gaming promotion in our competition. This is purely because stock is extremely limited and can be purchased on a first come first served basis from our website. We regret that we are unable to ship prizes and 12 Days of Gaming items outside the UK.
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