How To Play Clue Board Game
If you love board games, especially ones with suspense, then learn how to play Clue board game. This board game is for players ages eight years old and up. You will need about three to six players and the game will take approximately 30 minutes to an hour to complete. It's fun for family and friends and a great way to spend an afternoon.
You will need:
- Clue board game
- 6 suspect player’s tokens
- 6 weapon pieces
- 1 Die
- 21 pack of cards (6 suspects, 6 weapons, 9 rooms)
- Notepad for detective notes for each player
- Shuffle the cards. To play the Clue board game, you shuffle the cards in accordance to it each type (suspect, weapon, room) then place one of those cards in an envelope. There should be three different types of cards inside that envelope.
- Deal remaining cards to players. Now deal the remaining cards to the rest of the players. Deal until deck is depleted.
- Everyone pick a suspect. Everyone needs to pick a suspect. The first player to win the die is Mrs. Scarlett. Play clock-wise from there.
- Move token across the board. Whatever the player rolls is how that suspect piece moves across the board. When playing the Clue board game, no two suspects can occupy the same space at the same time.
- Entering a room. When playing the Clue board game, there are three ways to enter a room: by the door, through a secret passage or by another player when they are ready to suggest that your piece committed the crime.
- Suggest who dunnit. Once your suspect enters a room you can suggest who committed the crime. You suggest a room you suggest with a weapon. All those pieces must be moved to that room.
- Players disprove suggestion. Once the suggestion has been made the rest of the players must disprove the suggestion is false by the cards they hold in their hands. Keep tabs on what is true and what is false with suspects, weapons and rooms. Take lots of notes.
- Accusation. When a player is ready to accuse a suspect they may state which suspect, what room and with which weapon. They then can open the envelope to see if they are correct. If they are not they are out of the game. They must place the cards back in the envelope.
- Winner. Once a player feels they have enough clues, they can make an accusation and if they get it right, they win! That’s how you play Clue board game.