"Thank you for showing us b*tches how to win."
– Jo Ellison, The Financial Times
1,000,000 words and worlds of fun in your pocket.
Tired of staying home and playing the same old, same old? Monopoly isn't a real strategy game, there's not a lot of risk-reward, and the endgame is usually inevitable and painful. Yawn. Cards Against Humanity is clever and sometimes hilarious, but it's not very family-friendly. Scrabble takes way too long. Chess is pretty hard, and only two can play.
An all-new, quick, cutthroat classic.
One Up! like all of our games, is an all-new classic–real-world fun that's not only unfair, frustrating, and physical, but also educational–you'll know who's competitive and smart right away. Guaranteed to liven-up any family vacation or holiday party, it comes in a handy travel tin that you can take anywhere.
How to One Up!
One Up! takes a nimble mind, as everyone tries to be the first person to make a word from the tiles that are turned over, one at a time, from the center: first an "A", then an "R" and then a "T". Shout it out, and don't be shy: "ART!" Continue flipping tiles over, in turn, until another 3-letter word can be made. Call it out!
Stealing is the name of the game.
But wait a sec! The game has a cool, cutthroat twist: any player's words can be stolen by anyone else by simply adding a letter. If an "M" is turned over, and since you already have the word "ART", I can call out "MART" and take it from you. It's my word now, so pound sand.But anyone can snatch it back if an "S" is flipped over and they yell out "SMART." Damn! Everyone continues calling out new words as the letters are flipped over. But remember, all words are in play at all time. The player with the most words at the end wins.
One Up! is wicked easy. And wicked hard.
No board. No complicated rules. No mercy–just wicked/smart cheap thrills for everyone: hand-to-hand combat that's guaranteed to quickly ruin any family lockdown or quarantine. Games only take about a half hour or so, and gets terrifically competitive real quick–you won't want to win as much as you'll want to steal everyone else's words. As well as their will to live.
What One Up! comes with:
• 101 custom-made heavy-duty card stock letter tiles
• A wild "uppity" tile that can be used as any letter
• Concise and easy-to-read instruction sheet
• Classy and perfectly-portable metal travel tin
Our small, subversive Sardine Can Edition comes with the same number of tiles and the exact same amount of fun in an even more compact and carryable can. Instruction sheet also included.
Don't stay home without it.
One Up! is a totally-original, fast, and effective antidote to video-game crack and the cooped-up blues. Better yet, take it anywhere you want to go: beach, mountains, grandma's, or even The Ritz in Paris. Seriously, why not try some intellectual distancing this summer instead?
STEAL THIS SPECIAL: Two One Up!s for $30. Offer ends Monday at midnight. Hurry!