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Designer
Artist
Publisher
Year Published
1999
# of Players
4 − 18
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 6, 8 players
Recommended with 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 players
(45 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
12 and up
Playing Time
90 minutes
User Suggested Ages
12 and up
(12 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
Unplayable in another language
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Honors
Subdomain
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Primary Name
Time's Up!
Alternate Names
Fíaskó
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Time's Up! is a charades-based party game for teams of two or more players (and is best with teams of two). Before the game begins, each player looks at several cards featuring famous historical or fictional characters and chooses some of them. Each player's cards are shuffled to form a deck, and this deck of famous names is used for each of the game's three rounds.

In each round, team members take turns trying to get their teammates to guess as many names as possible in 30 seconds. In round 1, almost any kind of clue is allowed, and the cluegiver cannot pass on a card. In round 2, no more than one word can be used in each clue (but unlimited sounds and gestures are permitted); the cluegiver can pass on any card he likes, and the teammates can give only a single answer. In round 3, the cluegiver can use no words at all and can pass as often as he likes; again, teammates are allowed only a single guess. Give good physical clues in round 1, and they'll pay dividends down the road when you need to keep your mouth shut and gesture like a maniac before time's up!

Time's Up! is based on the public domain game known as Celebrities.

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Components:

  • 1 set of rules
  • 1 score pad
  • 1 30-second sand timer
  • 432 name cards (with 864 names)

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Russian edition
Publisher: Hobby World
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Year: 2015
Size: 11.65 x 11.65 x 2.64 inches
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Publisher: Piatnik
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Swiss edition
Publisher: R&R Games, Repos Production
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Year: 2008
Size: 7.87 x 5.51 x 2.36 inches
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Belgian edition
Publisher: Repos Production
Artist: John Vetter
Year: 2005
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Publisher: Repos Production
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0 Lot de 520 cartes PnP pour Time's Up en français
26 planches de 20 cartes chacune à imprimer sur bristol et à plastifier, en A4 recto-verso en utilisant le fichier "dos.png". Les cartes sont composées uniquement de noms simples tirés de http://fr.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wiktionnaire:Liste_de_1750_mots_fran%C3%A7ais_les_plus_courants
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2015-04-30
1 Time's Up magyar szabály
Az előző verzióhoz képest az alábbi upgrade-ek történtek meg: - tippek - extra 4. kör - 3-5-7 személyes verzió szabályai forrás: http://www.rnrgames.com/Product.aspx?id=6c3ffbd6-83ad-44ea-800c-9a999d8271d2
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2013-03-04
2 Ayuda Jugador en Español
Ayuda Jugador en Español.
Spanish
2012-01-03
0 Resumo do jogo em português
Resumo do jogo para relembrar a quem já sabe jogar as regras.
Portuguese
2010-06-06
12 Kids Time's Up!
400 Time's Up cards for a kids version of Time's Up. I tried playing the original game with my kids, but kept getting blank looks as they flipped up the cards. So I made a bunch just for them. This is sized to print on card stock and cut, but I left it in a .doc file so you can reformat to print on labels or business cards. The theme might be closer to Time's Up! Title Recall!, but I'll post it here anyway.
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2010-01-21
6 CardGenerator (PDF) for games like times up in Java
A Programm to make cardsets to use for games like times up - you can easily browse through wikipediacategories like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Fields_Medalists copy all names at once and insert it into the textfield of the programm - then edit the Names or not and make a printready PDF of it - i hope you enjoy. I learned Javaprogramming today - this is the result of 5 hours learning so please be patient ;) - if you have further recommandations - let me know!
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2010-01-13
10 Time's Up Player Aid
Reminders for players of the basic rules that differ from round to round. Two copies on a single page.
English
2008-01-01
1 Holiday Time's Up key
Don't know who some of the 220 names in the Holiday Time's Up are? This file will tell you.
English
2007-12-06
6 Holiday Time's Up
220 names from the holiday season. It's mostly Christmas, but also some Chanukah and even one Kwanzaa name. Formatted to print out on business cards.
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2007-12-06
1 Times Up Canadian Expansion Names.doc
Additional Canadian Personalities - Names to add to Blank cards
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Num Ratings: 3316
Average Rating: 7.40
Standard Deviation: 1.62
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