Group Size: 5-20
Time: 20-30 minutes
Effective Age Group: 18 and above
How to play Two Truths and a Lie?
This game can be played with as many people as you like. Below is the detailed game-play instructions.
- Everyone in the group gets seated in a circle.
- A random person is chosen to go first
- S/he tells the rest of the group three things about himself/herself. Among three things, two things are truths while one is a lie.
- Now the other players in the group take turns guessing which of the two statements made by the payer are truth and which one of them is a lie.Mix the order up each time it is your turn. Alternate between truth-truth-lie, truth-lie-truth and lie-truth-truth.
- After everybody in the group is done guessing, the player reveals the truths and lies of his/her statement.
- If you like, you can award one point for each truth guess and the person with most number of truth wins.
- Everybody takes turn stating their truths and lies.
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- Do not consecutively tell two truths as it may be easier to guess. Alternate between truth and lie.
- Do not tell lie that are deliberately obvious: Like I Climbed Mount Everest is an obvious lie compared to I had a sister named Jane
- This game tests the power of deception. Can you tell lies to your best friends in a game?
- Two Truths and a Lie also tests the power of observation. Can you notice your friends telling a lie? A twitch of muscles? may be dilating pupils?
- This game also helps a great deal to know about the perspectives of your peers.