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About this item

Highlights

  • Play Codenames for an unforgettable game night with family and family
  • Each team has a grid of words, representing their agents, innocent bystanders, field operatives and the dreaded assassin
  • It's a top rated party game on BoardGameGeek
  • Highly engaging game, requires strategy from each playing team
  • Ideal for 2-8 players

Specifications

Suggested Age: 10 Years and Up
Type of Game: Strategy and War Games
Playing Time: 15 Minutes
CPSC Choking Hazard Warnings: Choking_hazard_small_parts
Number of Players: 2-8 Players
Educational Focus: Creative Thinking
Includes: Sand Timer, Cards, Card Holder, Instructions
Package type: Full Game
Battery: No Battery Used
TCIN: 50364627
UPC: 8594156310318
Item Number (DPCI): 087-10-1726
Origin: Imported

Description

Get into a deep undercover role with the Codenames Board Game, designed by Vlaada Chvátil. In this Czech games edition key card game, two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their code names given on the cards. The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the grid board. This word game lets teammates use these clues to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 9.11 inches length x 6.33 inches width x 2.17 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.22 pounds

Return details

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Q: Are there refill cards for Codenames? We love the game and have used the same cards over & over.

submitted by Techie - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi there- no, there are not refill cards for Codenames. However, there are several alternative Codenames versions (like Codenames Pictures) that you can purchase to switch things up!

    submitted byPSi- Greg - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this game any fun for 2 players ?

submitted by BOOP - 4 years ago
  • A: No; you need a minimum of 4 players. The point of the game is to beat your opponent by giving clues to your team so that they're able to guess your collection of words before the other team guesses all of your opponent's words.

    submitted byGriffy - 4 years ago

Q: Is this game in English? When I look at the words on the pictures it does not look like it is.

submitted by BrookeS - 5 years ago
  • A: Yes, it is in English

    submitted byzstar - 5 years ago
4.9 out of 5 stars with 593 reviews
100% would recommend
233 recommendations
quality: 4.9 out of 5
broad age appeal: 4.51 out of 5
length of play: 4.79 out of 5
value: 4.91 out of 5

Great game, always fun

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
PepeSilvia - 7 days ago
Very fun and easy to play. Seems like a game anyone could play and enjoy. It's a good game to get you thinking and figuring out connections you might not otherwise though of.
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The best!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Viki - 27 days ago
The best game ever. Our kids of different ages can play for hours. It's so much fun!!!
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Don’t let the packaging fool you!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
1FlyMama - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Quick, fun, and easy to teach and learn.
broad age appeal: 4 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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No secret this game is loads of fun

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Catose - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is a lot of fun to play with family and friends. They are quick rounds, so you can place multiple times. Remember to bring your poker face.
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
length of play: 4 out of 5
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Anyone can play

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
ilktkm - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
This game is especially good when you have group and you can’t play other games. You just divide into 2 teams. We love this game. You lay out 25 words and your goal is to get your team to guess your words with a one word clue. All without guessing the other teams cards or the one word that ends the game immediately. To listen to everyone try and figure out what the speaker was thinking is hysterical! Minimum players is 4 even though we have done it with 3. All ages can participate, but the younger ones shouldn’t be the speakers. This game plays pretty quickly and you can play over and over with new words.
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Good party game

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Teenyw - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Good party game - lots of fun
value: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
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Fun with more than 4 players

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Laura - 8 months ago
So much fun after a few drinks. Trying to figure out what one word to give your teammates is so difficult. Love it!
value: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Fun & Quick!

4 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
123game - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Fun and quick game! Great value from target.
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codenames

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Codenames - 8 months ago
Fun game, came in good shape, yippee
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Highly recommend

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Louise - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
Such a fun game! Everyone I’ve introduced this game to has purchased their own.
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Great game for parties!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Pjdrmom - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
This game is so fun, certainly a challenge. Older kids or adults.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 2 out of 5
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Great family game

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
jaimelv - 10 months ago
This game is so fun and great for family game night! Highly recommend.
length of play: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
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The best game!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Megan - 10 months ago, Verified purchaser
My family and friends play this game allll the time! We get so competitive about it. Really fun and hard thinking game :)
broad age appeal: 3 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
length of play: 4 out of 5
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Best game

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
vacant - 10 months ago
I really dislike games and I love this game.
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Such a fun time!!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
mary - 10 months ago, Verified purchaser
I absolutely love this game! I love board games and this one is at the top of my list. So much fun with a group!
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
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Entertaining and often hilarious

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Christina - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is a great game for kids and adults. I got it for my 12 year old nephew and it took a minute for everyone to understand the rules and get into the game, but once we did, we wanted to play it all the time! The price is great too, compared to other board games. Definitely worth adding to your game collection!
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
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Family favorite

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
StephanieH - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
A family favorite! Easy to learn and fun!! There are expansion packs too!
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Great group game

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Beach Bum - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This is a great game to play with a group. It really makes you think.
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A must have!!!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
mg - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Love this game!! Super great to play with a groups of friends or family. And it is really easy for new people to understand after you okay one round.
value: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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So fun!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
None - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
One of my favorite games to do with a group of people. I always recommend to anyone looking for a new game to play with the family
value: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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