Here are the top do it yourself drinking board games for your parties or get together with family and friends. You can make these games yourself without even needing to spend much. Many of these games are purely DIY drinking games, you may not need to buy a single material, all can be sourced locally.
So what are drinking Board games? And why should you learn to be able to make these games yourselves?
Buying already made games for your parties is expensive when compared to doing it yourself. Doing it yourself is even better to some extent as you’ll get to make the rules and choose the types of drinks to be used. You can also modify it to suit any type of audience.
Is true that buying already made drinking Board games gives you that professional finish, especially if you want to impress your friends. But you can copy them and equally produce something great looking.
If you don’t have the time just buy it, you can reuse it any time you want.
Drinking Board games are games people usually play at get-togethers, party or any public or private functions where people are gathered. This game is for adult as rules usually require one to drink a cup whenever he or she fails. Though you can modify it to suit any type of audience.
There are different rules for a different type of games, for instance, we have a type of board game called Circle of death.
Drinking Board Games DIY
1. Wall Ball
Invented by Kristy Hulse, this drinking board game is simple. Here is how to build this inexpensive game.
What you’ll need
- Pieces of paper
- A pen or pencil.
What you need to do
Make up your rules, get the pieces of paper ready and write down your rules. Then Get get solo cups, hot glue them to the poster board, The two cups in the middle on the bottom row are then glued away from the poster board by toilet paper rolls to add a higher level of difficulty.
There are different versions of this game with different rules, namely
– Relationships/ladies night drinking/birthday drinking board game.
Relationship/ladies night drinking/birthday drinking board game
Here the rules are designed for relationships and for birthday celebrations, including during ladies night out, it can be modified too to fit other parties.
Relationships/ladies night drinking/birthday drinking board game
Drinking Board Games DIY
2. Clock A Drink
This is a cool and simple drinking board game to build. All materials can be gotten locally.
You are going to get the following
- A circular board ( or old clock)
- Different bottle caps
- Arms for dock loosen it if it’s tight ( you can buy it or rip it off your clock)
You can even get your old clock that is beyond repair, use the board and the time dock.
How to do this
Arrange your circular bottle caps around the circular board or clock board. Use glue to glue them together. Get the arms dock to fix it to the center of the board so that the seconds and hour time hands points in different directions.
Now depending on your approach (automatic or manual) we go with the manual which is usually easier, get a stopwatch you can use your phone. Set a timer for some fixed seconds example 20 seconds. Rotate the arm dock, anywhere it the hour hand falls on the player drinks the brand of the drink on the bottle cap.
To spice it up you can add water to the list of glued bottle caps, you can also use both the seconds and hour hand.
You can also make another version of this game like the one on the picture below or any other type you can think of.
3. Tarot cards drink
tarot cards drinking game
This game requires tarot cards arranged on board of the table, with a transparent plastic cup, these cups are prefilled with drinks, they are then placed on top of each card.
You should have the following materials
- Transparent plastic cups
- Different types of drinks
- Tarrot cards
- Board or table.
How to do it
Arrange these cards on the board, with cards front facing downwards. Then place the prefilled cup on top of each card, each player will then have to choose a card at random and drink its content, you can use any card as the stopper.
That is a card that will stop the player from continuing and allow the next player to start from where the previous player stopped.
For example, we use The Fool tarot cards as the stopper, once a player picks that card he or she will stop and allow the other player to continue, if the player fails to pick the Fool tarot card he or she will still continue.
You can introduce your own rules to spice it up
4. Circle of Death drinking game
circle of death
This circle of death game is a game that is designed with cards. Cards are placedd on a board so that each card will have a full cup of different types of drinks, ranging from alcohol to soft drinks.
Now a bottle will be placed on the center of the cards. Players will now take turns to spin the bottle, once the bottle is spun and where the upper end of the bottle points to when it stops, the player will then take the cup with its contents and drink it. Some times some cards may have empty cups just to spice up the game.
What you’ll need for the circle of death Game.
- A bottle
- Beer any type of alcoholic drink.
5. Drinks For Jenga or drunk Jenga
Jenga drinking game
The Jenga game is from a Swahili word meaning to build, it challenges the player to build as high as possible.
Drinks for Jenga board game is not the regular Jenga you know, while the regular Jenga uses color blocks, these color blocks are designed like building blocks., While player’s aim is to build as high as possible without collapse. Drinks for Jenga is not like that, it is modified to be a drinking board game. For adult.
What you’ll need
- You need the following
- Ability to draw and color things.
- Jenga blocks.
How to create this
Write funny and crazy challenges on each of the 54 Jenga blocks. The arrange them on the board. To play this game, you have to pick up one block from the set pile of blocks with one hand and place it on top of the pile. If the stack falls, you drink a full cup, then pick up two blocks and finish the game.
6. Flip case
Flip case game is more of a team kind of board game. There are usually two opposing teams in the flip case.
And you’re set. If you know of any other drinking Board you or your friends invented please do let me know by submitting here, and I’ll add it to this list with proper credit. Just get us the pictures and then the step by step procedures. We are open to new games to spice up our party.
What you’ll need
- A table or board
- Disposable. Cups with drinks
How to play
Both teams should stand on opposite sides of the table and keep their cups with drinks at the edge. Everyone must finish their drink and flip the cup with their fingers to the upside-down position before the next member begins. The first team to complete this wins.
5. Slip and Flip
This is similar to flip cup, in fact, it’s actually a hybrid of the two games Slip and Slide and Flip Cup.
The game starts by dividing players equally into two teams. The first two players, from opposite teams, slide down the slip n slide as fast as they can to the Flip Cupboard that is set up at the end. Each player has one cup that is already filled with their chosen drink.
Once the player reaches the table, they must finish their drink as fast as possible. The player must then rest the empty cup on the edge on the table where they must attempt to flip it successfully so that it lands upside down on the table, you will have to flip at 180degrees. Once the first person has completed the challenge, the next person in that team can slide, drink and flip. Once all players from one team have completed this without failing they win.
- Plastic cups
- Table or board (Table preferably)
- Plastic sheeting
- Then hose
Already made DIY board drinking games
If you want the already produced ones, especially if you don’t have time to do it yourself you can buy or borrow these games.
7. Looping Louie
Looping Louie drinking board game
A popular classic German game, this is quite a fun drinking game. A player has 3 coins, each coin represents one life, Louie which is a man in an airplane attached to a pole powered by a motor rotates around the board he will knock the coins down, a player can defend himself with a button next to the airplane.
If Louie knocks all the coins the player loses and drinks from the prefilled cup. The first player to lose all their lives(coin) drinks.
- Louis airplane
- Plastic cups filled with drinks
- Coins (3 for each person)
- A board.
8. Box with bottle caps
Box with bottle caps drinking board game
This type of drinking Board game may be difficult to construct if you don’t have the material. Otherwise, it’s easy. Just get a board with a glass front, gather all bottle caps you can find and fill the box up with these bottle caps.
Now get something like a stick that has something like a hook, this is what you’ll use to draw the bottle cocks or players can use hand to pick the cock, they pick at random if what they pick matches with the available Bear, the person will drink the whole bottle. Is fun just don’t get drunk.
What you’ll need
- Glass containerboard
- Bottle caps any type mostly Beers
- Different types of Beers
- A picker.
These are the top games for your drinking party, you are guaranteed to get drunk, so our advice to you is to leave your car at home, don’t go to this type of party with your car.
If you know or have created any game, please consider writing about it and sending it, we will add it to list or publish it separately. Submit it here.