Stardew Valley Drinking Game

Players: 1-4

PC

MINOR SPOILERS IN THE SCREENSHOTS


Co-op beta has begun, and you know we’re playing it. I thought long and hard (not really) about how to get as drunk as Shane playing Stardew Valley together or solo. The stories in this game are so well written and engaging, it seems shameful to potentially forget them in an inebriated state… but that’s what we’re here to do. At least some of our neighbors would probably approve (I’m looking at you, Pam and Shane.)

Have a cold one with Shane

Me every night after work.

The Rules

Drink 1:

At the start of each sunny day

When you sell items to a shop (1 per item stack)

When you harvest, collect, fish or forage a purple star quality item

When you mine any of the following: Iridium (1 per drop), Diamond, any Geode

When you acquire a new friendship heart with someone

When you find something other than trash in a trash can

When you buy a ticket to go to The Desert

When you give someone a gift on their birthday

When you donate an item to the museum

When a neighbor sends you an item or recipe in the mail

When you complete a daily quest

Multiple Drinks:

2 drinks – At the start of each rainy day

3 drinks – When you enter a cutscene

3 drinks – When you complete a long-term quest

1 drink per $1000 that you make from shipping items at the end of the day up to $9,000
1 shot per $10,000 that you make from shipping items at the end of the day

3 drinks – When you drink an alcoholic beverage in game (drinks in cutscenes included)

3 drinks – When a train passes through Stardew Valley

3 drinks – When you give someone a gift they hate

5 drinks or a shot – When you attend a seasonal/holiday event

Take a Shot:

When you give a bouquet

When you give a mermaid pendant

When “an explosion is heard during the night”

When you pass out from exhaustion (whether from low energy or from being awake too late)

When you access a new area of the game for the first time

When someone catches you looking in a trash can

I just want everyone to have a good time

Me too, Emily, but my idea was to get everybody hammered.

 

Additional Rules for Co-op:

Drink 1:

When you walk through each other

When you both/all work on the same tile (mining, farming, fishing, etc)

When you gain a new heart with a player character

Drink 3:

When you get pulled into someone else’s cutscene from afar

When you sleep in the same bed

Take a Shot:

When you give a bouquet to a player character, or when you receive one

Take 2 Shots:

When you marry another player character. Cheers, losers.

Be more social

 

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Call of Duty Drinking Game

Players: 1-??

PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC


Call of Duty is a long time drinking game favorite, at least in my circle. But we could just be alcoholics. We mainly like to muffle our yelling at the television and each other with beer and fireball. With that said, there are tons of different ways to drink with this game, and there’s a lot of different versions of this game. Feel free to take any rules and adjust them for whatever is best suited to you. The main idea is to establish a base model for your consumption needs. Black Ops III is the main reference for the game, but most of the rules apply to any.

This will mainly revolve around deaths. There are plenty of different games to make for individual play modes, but there’s a lot of those, and we’re lazy.

call of duty gameplay

General Gameplay

Death by…

  • Standard – 1 Drink
  • Headshot – 2 Drinks
  • Scorestreak – 3 Drinks
  • Melee / Projectile – 5 Drinks
  • Suicide / Accident – Shot

Bonus: Take shot if you’re sporting the skull (dead at the end of the match)

With Friends

Give a drink for every kill you have at the end of the match.

Give additional drinks for top three placement: 3 for third, 6 for second, 9 for first.

black ops 3 match results

Extreme Mode

Take a shot if you have a negative K/D ratio.

Finish whatever drink you have during match intermissions.

Drink 5 if you yell.

Flappy Bird Drinking Game

Players: 2-??

Mobile


If you’re reading this, maybe you’ve hit a low point in your life. I know I have for writing it. We’re gonna make this real short and simple, because there’s like 1 aspect to the whole game. And, obviously, this applies to pretty much any rip off of the game because the original is no longer in existence on the App store.

flappy bird screens

The Game

So, this is going to be simple. You are going to pass the game around, each person taking a turn. If you’re the first person, pass out a drink for each point you acquired during your turn. From there on out, you will either give or take the difference of the current high score.

  • If you are 5 points behind the current score when you die, take 5.
  • If you are 5 over and obtain the new high score, give out 5.

You can see how this will get pretty ugly the higher the score gets, as you will surely screw up very early on at least a couple of times while the score is rocking above the 50 mark – or however good your group of friends happen to be at this shitty game.

-Alternative Drink Option-

If your prescribed drinks hit the 20+ mark, you can trade in the full amount for one shot.


Now go get on with your life and try to make better decisions.

No Man’s Sky Drinking Game

Players: 1

PS4, PC


After two long years of waiting, No Man’s Sky is finally here. Hundreds of pretty pictures and mesmerizing teaser videos later, we can finally wander aimlessly through a nearly -literally- endless universe (if you find Pokemon themes in specific star systems, there’s a good chance they’re mine).

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IT’S. SO. FUCKING. PRETTY.

I’ve spent probably a little over 10 hours with the game at this point, so I feel like I am at a good place to develop a drinking game for this massive endeavor. Obviously, there’s plenty of possibilities I’m going to miss out on for recurring drink options, but that’s what the comments are for or whatever editing I feel like doing later.

Given the nature of the game, a lot of these drinks will be self-inflicted, but that’s what we want to do anyway, right? Now, to get lost and drunk in the middle of 18  fucking quintillion planets.

-Hopefully this drinking game hones your jetpack skills quick-

Out of Inventory Space Voice Cues – Drink 1 – I’m not sorry

Find Green Item – Drink 2

Alien Race Standing Goes UP – Drink 2

Have to Refill a Charge on a Piece of Equipment – Drink 2 – Have fun with starship battles

A Crate or Starship Yields Nothing – Drink 3

Run Out of Environment Protection – Drink 5

Alien Race Standing Goes DOWN – Drink 5

Reach a Milestone – Drink 5

Sentinel Drone Aggros You For Whatever Reason It Randomly Decides – Drink 5

Purchase Suit Upgrade – Drink 5

Take Fall Damage – Drink 10, Idiot

You Win a Starship Fight – Drink 10

Purchase New Starship – Drink 15

Death – Take a Shot For Your Fallen Father/Mother

Game Crashes – Downtime Shot

Watch me totally take out like 3 whole starships and land on a planet

Discover…

  • New Plant – Drink 2
  • New Word – Drink 3
  • New Species – Drink 5

Reach…

  • A New Point of Interest – Drink 3
  • A New Planet – Drink 5
  • A New System – Shot

Final Fantasy X Drinking Game

Players: 1

PS2, PS3, PS4


 

Final Fantasy X first landed in this world in 2001, and I have probably been obsessed with it ever since. It’s the first game I can recall that pulled me in for anything other than gameplay. The storytelling and music opened up a whole new concept of what a video game could be in my young mind.

final fantasy x anniversary

RPGs such as this might not be considered typical drinking or party games, but we’re not here to discriminate. To honor Final Fantasy X’s 15 year anniversary, here is a drinking game to help you get sloshed on your next playthrough. It’s a more story-dependent drinking game, since there is a lot of it. Might contain minor spoilers:

Gameplay

Overkill – Drink 1

Overdrive Used – Drink 2

Fly to a Location – Drink 2

Character Dies  – Drink 3 (Aeon +1)

Activate Ability Node (because there needs to be some kind of drinking in that process..) – Drink 3

Character is Permanently Removed From Battle  – Drink 5

You Screw up an Overdrive – Drink 5

Down a Boss – Drink 5 (+3 for Seymour)

Game Over – Shot

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Story

Tidus Narrates – Drink 1

Tidus Complains – Drink 2

Someone Speaks Al Bhed – Drink 2

Blitzball is Mentioned – Drink 2

Jecht is Mentioned – Drink 2

Chappu is Mentioned – Drink 3

You See the “Prayer” – Drink 3

Hymn of the Faith is Heard – Drink 3

Tidus Uses Toxin as Excuse – Drink 3

Tidus Is Mentioned or Shown Crying – Drink 5

Gain New Party Member / Aeon – Drink 5

Sin Appears – Drink 5

CGI Cutscene – Drink 5

Seymour Hits on Yuna – Drink 5

You Discover a Character That Should be Dead – Drink 10

You Lose the Game in Luca – Shot

You Tear Up – Shot, You Pussy (and it might help)

tidus cry final fantasy x

This is a potential 14 drinks plus a shot right here

Enjoy the game, and let me know in the comments any other frequently occurring moments you’d like to see added to the list!

Balloon Fight Drinking Game

Players: 1-???

NES, Wii U Virtual Console, GBA

With the pending re-release of the NES, we knew that people were going to be looking for drinking games related to some of their favorite classics. Personally, I can think of no game that I was more hopeful to see on the list than Balloon Fight. Hours and hours of my childhood were spent playing this game on 1-player, 2-player, and Balloon Trip. So without further ado, here are ways to get drunk with all 3 options.

1-Player Game

1-Player Image

  • Your Balloon Pops – Take a Drink
  • You Lose a Life – Take a Shot
  • You Are Struck by Lightning – Take a Shot
  • Hit by a Fucking Fish – Take a Shot

2-Player Game

2 Player Image

  • Lose a Balloon – Take a Drink
  • Lose a Life– Take 3 Drinks
  • Struck by Lightning– Take a Shot
  • Hit by Fish– Take a Shot
  • Earn 3000 Points – Give a Drink
  • Earn 12,000 Points – Give a Shot

Distribute point based drinks/shots before or after each bonus round.

Bonus Rounds (Optional):

Bonus Round Image
Distribute the following drinks in addition to the drinks from rules listed above.

  • Earn 1,000 Points – Give a Drink
  • Score a Perfect 10– Give a Shot

The point amounts can be adjusted to the skill level of your group. If you’re all terrible, take them down a bit. If you’re pros, raise them – or don’t and just drink like crazy.

Balloon Trip

Balloon Trip Image
This can be played similar to 1-Player mode, but there’s also a great way to play with a group. Essentially, one person will be playing the game and the other players will be gambling on their performance.

For the person playing the game:

After you lose, give out a drink for every 3,000 points you earned, or a shot for every 12,000 points.

Alternate: Everyone not playing takes a drink each time the player accumulates 3,000 points.

For the other players:

Before the player begins, you may wager on two aspects of the game.

Cause of Death:

Bet a number of drinks on how you think the player will die (Lightning, Fish or Drowning.) If you are wrong, drink your wager. If you are right, give out drinks according to the chart below:

  • Death by Lightning – Give Double Your Wager
  • Death by Drowning- Give Triple Your Wager
  • Death by Fish- Give QUADRUPLE Your Wager

Total Points Accumulated:

Each player will guess how many points the player will accumulate before dying. The player closest to the correct amount may give out 1 drink per 1,000 points they are off by.

EXTREME MODE

While in Balloon Trip, any time the player pops a bubble, all players must chug their drinks for the duration of the screen freeze!

Pokémon GO Drinking Game

Players: 2-21,000,000+

Mobile


By now, if you’re not playing Pokémon GO, you’re likely the only one of your friends not out hunting small creatures on your phone. Niantic has provided this generation with what we’ve wanted since we were in elementary school: The chance to be the very best, like no one ever was…to Catch ‘Em All… to actually be a Pokémon trainer. It’s a great reason to take a walk, but it can also be a great drinking game when you’re staying in.

  • I’m bolding staying in because the last thing this game needs, or we are promoting, is some drunk idiot walking into someone else’s home or the street because of this drinking game. BE RESPONSIBLE. THIS IS A DISCLAIMER.
  • Thanks

The Rules

Everyone playing will have their phones open to PoGO for the duration of the game, so it’s good to play during another activity that doesn’t require the use of your phone. Some great options are another drinking game (like Circle of Death), watching a show/movie, or playing a console game like Final Fantasy XV.

You Spot a Pokémon

As part of the game, you MUST attempt to capture every Pokémon that you have the opportunity to. When you attempt to capture the Pokémon, you take 1 drink for each time the Pokémon breaks out of the ball, and 2 drinks for each time you miss the Pokémon completely. Check your aim!

You Catch a Pokémon

Give drinks according to the rarity of what you caught. Use this list from Eurogamer.net as a reference guide – it’s currently the best I can find including the newly added second generation. If a second or third evolution appears, take the given drinks times 2 or 3, respectively.

Everywhere – 1 drink
Common – 3 drinks
Uncommon – 5 drinks
Rare – 7 drinks
Very Rare – 10 drinks
Epic (Very Rare Section 2) – 1 shot
Special/Region Exclusive – Finish current drink
Not Currently Available – Drink everything else in the house. Everything. Even the mustard.

Congratulations, you’ve got a new Poké AND one of your opponents is drinking to your victory.

Optional: All given drinks must go to someone on the opposing team. Valor shall not give to Valor, etc.

The Pokémon Escapes

Take a shot! This isn’t amateur hour; if you have trouble with aim and successful captures, you’re going to be drunk… soon.

drunk oddish

 

Extreme Mode

You Evolve a Pokémon During Game Play

Give a shot! Have a bunch of Weedles saved up to evolve with a lucky egg? This may be a great time to use it.

Pokemon GO Evolution

Using a Lure

If you’re lucky enough to be able to play at/next to a PokéStop, then using a Lure will absolutely intensify the game. Everyone take a drink (or a shot) to celebrate the placement of the Lure!

Pokemon GO Incense Lure


Leave us your best catches while playing the game in the comments below. Or just report to us how many Pokeballs you wasted on this stupid drinking game and how many Rattatas you managed to let escape.

Fallout 4 Drinking Game

Players: 1

PS4, Xbox One, PC


Fallout 4 is a large and highly engaging experience, so much in as that you can easily spend most of your time doing things besides fighting or following the main quest. I mean, you can build goddamn skyscrapers, or you can spend all of your time trying to bang your companions.

So, when you take this into account, there are a number of ways the game can really be played. Given that, I’ve decided to break the drinks into separate categories. The numbers are high, but they need to be in order to get enough drinks in your system, simply because there is never a guarantee that any one of these things is going to happen in any given 10 minute period. This is more of a casual drink-as-you-go game, but you can certainly make adjustments to the rules below if you really want to get trashed.

fallout 4 naked companions

Or you can spend your time walking around naked and nothing else.

Basic

Level Up – One Shot

Fail Any Skill Based Test (Includes Each Attempt on Terminal and Each Broken Bobby Pin) – 5 Drinks

Spend Over 30 Minutes in Build Mode on Accident – 15 Drinks

Deplete a Fusion Core – 5 Drinks

Clear Out Vendor’s Caps by Selling – 5 Drinks

Get Hooked On Drug or Alcohol – 10 Drinks

Accidentally Steal Something – 5 Drinks

Use a Stimpack – 2 Drinks

Use RadAway – 5 Drinks

Eat Food With Rads – 1 Drink

Every Hour Slept – 1 Drink

Battle

Attacked While Not Paying Attention – 10 Drinks

Comrade Goes Down in Fight – 5 Drinks, Extra 5 if Dogmeat Because How Dare You

Down a Super Mutant Behemoth – One Shot

Down a Deathclaw – 10 Drinks

Injure a Body Part – 2 Drinks

Blow an Enemy’s Head Off  – 1 Drink

Run Out of Ammo on All Weapons – 10 Drinks

Defeat a Boss – 10 Drinks

Random Ambush – 5 Drinks

Death – One Shot

fallout 4 exploding head

You thought you were having a rough day…

Exploration

Take Fall Damage – 5 Drinks

Discover a New Location – 2 Drinks

Find Fusion Core – 5 Drinks

Find Vault Tech Lunchbox – 5 Drinks

Find Bobblehead – 10 Drinks

Find Nuka Cola Quantum – 5 Drinks

Become Too Heavy to Run – 1 Drink

You Find Yourself in Boston Common – 5 Drinks

fallout 4 buzz lightyear

5 shots if you happen to wander into this guy.

Story / Quests

Companion Disapproves of an Action – 5 Drinks

Mention Your Son – 2 Drinks

Gain a New Companion – 10 Drinks

Complete a Quest – 5 Drinks

Establish a New Settlement – 10 Drinks

Rocket League Drinking Game

Players: 1-8 online (1-4 local)

PS4, Xbox One, PC


Rocket League is a killer, fresh online multiplayer experience with a simplistic concept: let’s play soccer – or hockey or basketball – with rocket-fucking-powered race cars. As with any online multiplayer experience, there’s plenty of shit talking and bashing and frustrating lag moments, but it also provides one of the most addicting and drink-worthy experiences I’ve encountered. It’s easy to start playing but very difficult to master. Luckily, our drinking game applies straight from the start.

Points For Drinks – 2+ Players

As you start playing Rocket League, you’ll notice you earn points for different achievements as the match goes on. Respectively, the main focus of this drinking game is to give drinks to the other people you’re playing with depending on what you accomplish during the game. The following chart displays how many drinks to give out for each accomplishment:

Action Drinks Description
Win Shot to opposing team Win a match

 

Complete Game Take shot (Does not double with “Win”) Complete a game where you lose

 

MVP 5 Earn the highest score on the winning team

 

Goal 3 Hit the ball into the opponent’s goal

 

Assist 1 Pass the ball to a teammate who scores

 

Save 1 Block a shot on goal

 

Epic Save 1 Block a shot on goal that would have scored

 

Demolition 10 to destroyed Destroy another player

 

Hat Trick 5 Score three goals in one match

 

Playmaker 1 Make three assists in one match

 

Savior 1 Make three saves and/or epic saves in one match

 

Extermination Shot Demolish seven players in a single game

 

First Touch 1 Be the first to touch the ball on kickoff

 

Aerial Hit 3 Hit the ball when it is at least above the height of the goal

 

Bicycle Kick 1 Hit the ball by flipping backwards

 

Juggler 1 Hit the ball three times in a row without letting it hit the ground

 

Clear Ball 1 Hit the ball off your team’s goal box

 

Center Ball 0 Hit the ball into the opponent team’s goal box

 

Shot on Goal 0 Hit the ball towards the opponent team’s goal

 

Aerial Goal 10 Score a goal from an aerial hit

 

Bicycle Goal 10 Score a goal from a bicycle kick

 

Long Goal 5 Score a goal where the last contact was on your side of the court

 

Backwards Goal 15 Score a goal by reversing into the ball

 

Pool Shot 15 Score a goal by hitting an opponent into the ball

 

Turtle Goal 15 Score a goal by hitting the ball while upside down

 

Overtime Goal Shot Score a goal after regulation time has ended

-Additional Drinks-

Someone Complains About Lag:  They Take 3 Drinks

Person Not Affiliated With Group Insults A Specific Player: Specified Player Takes 5 Drinks

During Replays: Chug Your Drink

Match Ends:  For Every 100 Points You Have Earned, Give Out a Drink to Your Fellow Players

Rocket League end match stats

Playing On Your Own / Hardcore Mode

These rules are a bit more simplified if you’re just playing and drinking on your own, but it does include a couple of the rules from above. You can modify what is a drink from a shot, if you like, but I prefer to go harder if I’m just playing myself.

Opposing Team Scores: Take Shot/Drink

You Are Destroyed: Take Shot/Drink

Intermission Between Goals: Chug!

Another Player Somehow Insults You: Take 5 Drinks For Comfort

Lost a Game: Shot

Win a Game: 1 Drink For Every 100 Points Scored by Their MVP

Super Smash Bros. Drinking Game

Players: 2-??

N64, Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, 3DS


Super Smash Bros. – the king of party games. It would only make sense we add this to our roster of drinking games, and it’s one of my personal favorites. This should work for any o the entries, give or take a feature here and there. There are a couple of different game modes for Smash, but we’ll focus on the main multiplayer events, and you can adapt those to some of the more single player oriented affairs, such as All-Star and Classic modes. So without further ado, the main event…

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Free For All

During Play

Your character dies: 1 drink

Death by Pokeball: 2 drinks

Death by Smash Ball: 3 drinks

Death by Trophy: 5 drinks

Accidental Death/Suicide: 10 drinks

Stock Match – 1st Out: Take Shot

End of Match

Personal Kill Count: Give Out For Each

Kill Count Reaches Multiple of 10 (over collective matches): Give Shot

supersmashbros-replay-KOs-falls-screenTournament

You’re Involved in Match: Give out 5 drinks for every 2 people playing if you win / Take shot if you are knocked out.

If You’re Watching: Place bets on who you think will win – Drink the bet if you lose / Give out double if you win.

Tournament Winner: Give out 1 shot for every 3 people playing.

drunk super smash bros

Extreme Mode

Set up a free for all match, put all of the characters as CPUs that are each assigned to a person playing, make sure they’re at level 9, set the match to double the speed, and then watch the mayhem ensue. Same rules apply. Try to keep up with the drinks as they go. Good fucking luck.


Mii Shot Game

The Mii Shot Game!

Think you’re ready for this?

This is a dangerous addition I’m making to our Smash Bros. game, but it’s one that I think needed to be added. The premise is simple. Create 4 (or more) Miis with the names of your drink options for the night. Set them to level 9, and watch them fight. Whichever Mii comes out victorious, everyone participating must take a shot of that specified drink.

mii shot game

We hope it’s flavored.

 

If you want to make it a participation game, pair up with a friend and make it a team battle. If they win, you guys take shots. Best if you’re not crazy good at the game.