Dobble Card Game Review

As you may remember from previous posts I am a member of Asmodee UK Blogger Board Game Club, where each month you can receive a new game to play, plus they also hold events where you can meet up with other game players.

In December I was sent two games to review, today I am talking about Dobble a great card game of speed, observation and relexes.

Dobble is a game which consists of 55 cards with 8 symbols per card from the 50 symbols available, there is only one identical symbol between each card and you have to be the first to spot which is the identicl symbol.

To get used to the Dobble card pack on your first game I would suggest draw 2 random cards and place them face up on the table and all players look to find the identical symbol between the two cards, they will be the same shape and colour but size may be different.  The first player to spot the two symbols will shout it out and will draw two new cards, repeat this until all players feel they understand this process.

Dobble consists of 5 mini games, where you can just play one game or a tournament.

The games consist of

  • The Towering Inferno – Shuffle all the cards and place one face down in front of each player, and then make a draw pile with the remaining cards which are placed face up in the middle of the table.  The object of the game is to be the player who has gained the most cards from the draw pile at the end of the game.
  • The Well – Deal all cards one t a time to all players, and place the last card in the middle of the table face up.  The object of the game is to be the fastest to get rid of all your cards.
  • The Hot Potato – Each player is given a card they will kee hiden in their hand without looking at it.  All remaining cards are kept to one side for following rounds.  The object of the game is to be faster than the other players to get rid of your card.
  • Gotta Catch Them All – Place a card face up in the middle of the table and place around that card  as many face down cards as there are players.  The object of the game is to get more cards faster than the other players.
  • The Poisoned Gift – Place a card face down in front of each player and make a draw pile with the remaining cards, which will be placed face up in the middle of the table.  The object of the game is to tbe the player who has gained the fewest cards fro the draw pile at the end of the game.

Dobbe is a card game for all ages aged 6+ from 2 to 8 players.

Dobble is available to buy at Amazon with varying prices starting at £10.99.

Other games I have reviewed are

Dixit Board Game

Pandemic Board Game

Codenames Board Game

*I received the game as part of my review but all comments are my own.

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34 Comments

  1. 22/01/2018 / 2:21 pm

    Great review. I must confess I haven’t play this sort of game . I will try it out if I can get my hands on it when I next UK in my next vacation

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      22/01/2018 / 3:58 pm

      It is a great game and you can just play one game or all of them, we had great fun with this game x

  2. 22/01/2018 / 8:00 pm

    It has been a while since I have played a good board game or card name so I really like the sound of the dobble card game. Especially hot potato! I think the last card game I played was Cards Against Humanity but that is definitely not a child friendly game haha. Still fun though!

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      23/01/2018 / 10:49 am

      This is a great game for any age, we have had some fun adult games as well where it all got very competitive x

  3. Cassie S
    22/01/2018 / 8:25 pm

    I love your game reviews! I have never heard off this, but my nephew will love it. His birthday is next month so this will be a great addition to his birthday list. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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      23/01/2018 / 10:48 am

      Glad to be of help, it is such a fun game am sure he will love it x

  4. 22/01/2018 / 9:05 pm

    I must admit that I am not much of a board game player, at least not since I was much younger, and I do not have kids at home now. But it is good for other readers who are parents to read this review if they are looking for more fun activities to share with their children especially in the evenings or when the weather is unpleasant outside and one must stay indoors.

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      23/01/2018 / 10:47 am

      It is great fun for any age, we have had a few adult games where it got very competitive x

  5. Komal
    22/01/2018 / 9:55 pm

    Never heard of it. Sounds like a pretty fun game though!

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      23/01/2018 / 10:46 am

      It is a great game x

  6. 23/01/2018 / 1:17 am

    Ahh, I have never played this sort of a game but the read itself looked so exciting, I’m sure I would love to play this game.

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      23/01/2018 / 10:45 am

      It is a fun game, and one you can also pop in your case and take away with you as well x

  7. 23/01/2018 / 7:36 am

    I love board games and I can’t wait for the time that my daughter is of age to play them with us! I miss playing them so much! This looks very interesting!

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      23/01/2018 / 10:44 am

      I love games as well, sadly my Daughter is hit and miss if she still wants to play games now, so have to wait for the next generation to be old enough to play x

  8. 23/01/2018 / 12:13 pm

    Oh this looks like a fun kind of game! I haven’t heard of it before but we love to play new games together!

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      23/01/2018 / 2:55 pm

      It is a great game and lots of fun, and can be played as a family or with adults for a more competitive game x

  9. 23/01/2018 / 4:54 pm

    This looks great for any age, my daughter would certainly love this and me too.

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      23/01/2018 / 5:41 pm

      It is a great game for all ages, we had lots of fun playing the games x

  10. 23/01/2018 / 5:42 pm

    Board games were never a thing that I could understand, tbh. Though this board game sounds interesting to me, I bet even a newborn can beat me on this, lol xD !!

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      23/01/2018 / 10:24 pm

      That’s a shame as board games are great fun, and am sure you would beat my newborn granddaughter x

  11. 23/01/2018 / 5:44 pm

    Oooo, I’ve played this, its really fun. I found you have to be eagle eyed to do well, and have quick reactions!

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      23/01/2018 / 10:23 pm

      I agree this is where I do fail at times but it is a fun game to play x

  12. 24/01/2018 / 12:22 am

    What a cool game! I’ll have to look for this here. I think my son would really enjoy this and we’re a big game-playing family.

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      24/01/2018 / 10:11 am

      It is such a great game, lots of fun x

  13. Dalene
    24/01/2018 / 2:11 pm

    I love board and card games though it has been a while since I last played one; I left that to my younger brothers kinda. Anyway, they’d obviously love the Dobble Card game..I mean..which kid wouldn’t? Thanks for he share.

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      25/01/2018 / 11:11 am

      We love playing board and card games, Dobble is a great game for any age we all had great fun playing x

  14. Helen
    24/01/2018 / 7:14 pm

    Dobble sounds like a lot of fun. I love that you can play lots of different games with the pack too.

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      25/01/2018 / 11:10 am

      It is a great game, and I think that is one of the things we loved about it, the variety of games x

  15. 25/01/2018 / 1:03 am

    Love your game review… sound like a cool game for my niece!! I am gonna check it out!

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      25/01/2018 / 11:09 am

      Thank you, it is a great game for any ages x

  16. 25/01/2018 / 2:08 pm

    I LOVE games! They are huge in our family and a way we spend time together. I will definitely check out Dobble!

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      25/01/2018 / 9:12 pm

      You will have to try Dobble I guarantee you will love it x

  17. Stephanie Sherlock
    29/01/2018 / 7:18 am

    These games sound fun, easy to play, and portable. Great for a plane ride or traveling.

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      29/01/2018 / 10:18 am

      The games are great fun, and great to pop in your bag when going away x

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