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Exploding Kittens Quick Info

Exploding Kittens

Ask for favors, attack friends, see the future- whatever it takes to avoid exploding! .


Exploding Kittens is a kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players take turns drawing cards until someone draws an exploding kitten and loses the game. The deck is made up of cards that let you avoid exploding by peeking at cards before you draw, forcing your opponent to draw multiple cards, or shuffling the deck.

The game gets more and more intense with each card you draw because fewer cards left in the deck means a greater chance of drawing the kitten and exploding in a fiery ball of feline hyperbole.
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Time to play: # of players: Recommended Age:
clock indicating 15 minutes 2 to 5 players recommended Recommended for ages 7 and up
15 minutes 2 to 5 7+
Complexity: Player dynamic: Skill:
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1.09 / 5 Fun, Light competition

Strategy, Card Game


Exploding Kittens Additional Resources

Suggested Use:

Community Building

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Please refer to the books and articles listed on the Board Game: Home page for general readings regarding board game play and psychology.

Link to the Library Catalog

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