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This clever card game will train you to spot fake news

Based on the 2016 presidential campaign, this game is harder than you think.


Marisa Losciale

Dot Recs

Posted on May 30, 2017   Updated on May 24, 2021, 12:50 pm CDT

In the  digital age, fake news and “alternative facts” are spreading like wildfire. Deciphering what’s real versus what’s not has become a huge problem. Which can make for some embarrassing social media posts!

This fake news game takes advantage of that trend. Fake News/Real News is a fun, fast-paced card game that uses real quotes from campaign and administration members. It also uses entirely fabricated quotes to trip up players.

Each player is dealt cabinet member cards and a fake news card. Then, players take turns reading the statements off of the quote cards and deciding which quotes are real or fake. The first player to get 11 points wins. If you’re not already questioning the state of the nation and our administration, playing this will likely get you there.

Regardless of your political stance, this fake news game is fun for all party members. And it’s available through Amazon for just $13.98, while supplies last.

Buy it here.


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*First Published: May 30, 2017, 11:16 am CDT