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Your favorite Italian board games, trivia and word guessing games?

Ciao tutti.  I have been looking around on the Internet for board games, trivia, and word guessing games in Italian.  I haven't been very successful and was curious if anyone had any suggestions to narrow my search or names of popular games in Italy.  Thus far, I have been searching "giochi da tavolo" and "indovina la parola," but I haven't gotten the results I'm looking for.  

I was looking for something comparable to Trivial Pursuit, Cranium, Catch Phrase, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Clue, Scattergories, Pictionary,  Guess Who?, Operation, and Say Anything.

Has anyone used a game to improve their Italian?  If so, what game?

I was also thinking that it might be fun to get a group together through italki and play a game over Skype.  Let me know if anyone is interested. 

Sep 18, 2016 5:15 PM
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Hi! We have the italian version of Scrabble (Scarabeo), Clue (Cluedo), Guess who? (Indovina chi?), Pictionary and Trivial Pursuit (they're called the same in Italy too). I remember about a game called Paroliere which was basically the same as Ruzzle. If you want to play online, there's a similar game on Facebook, called AlphaBetty Saga (to play the game in Italian, maybe you have to change the language on Facebook). Ah, and I used to play this game a lot when I was a child > http://www.nomicosecitta.net/gioca/

September 19, 2016

Hi Michael,


in order to practice Italian, you can also try with the Italian version of the "gioco da tavolo" Taboo - Wikipedia italiano:  https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taboo_(gioco_di_societ%C3%A0) - English Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taboo_(game)

I hope this was helpful ^_^

Ciao,

Corrado


September 21, 2016
Mike
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English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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