Naming three breeds of dog should be easy… but under the pressure of five seconds twisting down, with other players staring at you, waiting for you to get flustered and forget every breed of dog ever?
It’s a battle.
Five Second Rule is the family board game my family has sat down to play every Sunday night for the past month. And we usually hate board games. With a passion.
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We’re a family of five. Mum, Dad, myself (19), my sister (11) and my brother (8).
Monopoly’s too hard. Scrabble’s no fun. And a game of Risk lasts eleven moon cycles.
But Five Second Rule is hilarious. It’s the only thing that manages to get the entire family off their phones. And it’s over within 45 minutes.