Uno is that childhood game you were first introduced to when you refused to sleep on vacation and walked downstairs to find your Aunt screaming, “DRAW FOUR!” to your Uncle around 10:45pm. The thing is, it was “Drunk” Uno then, you just didn’t know.
A classic card game, Uno is more Go Fish in a way than Poker. This is due to the matching and the skip cards (because you go again if it’s a game of two and get your wish).
We like playing the Drunk Uno game because it’s less noisy and tippable than a game like Drunk Jenga. It’s also far less messy than Beer Pong. We also like the single pile nature of the growing deck of Uno cards, because, and we’re back to tippable, it’s easier to prevent them being ruined during board game night.
There are reasons why you need waterproof or laminated cards when playing card drinking games. You might also want a set of unbreakable shot glasses.
- 2 to 6 friends - aka - players
- Deck of Uno Cards
- Shot Glasses
Off-Brand Versions of Drunk Uno
There are several fake versions of the game made by various producers. You could also just do a power hour while playing a game of Uno. It pretty much equates to the same thing.
- Drunk & Wild
- Dunzo (w/ Shot Glasses)
Drunk Uno Official Rules
We absolutely recommend that you don't play Drunk Uno with actual shots of hard liquor. That's a bad idea all around and could be lethal. Always play drinking games safely, even if that means using water.
Players start the game with 7 cards dealt to them. They then take their turn in order by placing a card of their choice onto the pile.
In order to successfully play, they must be able to match the color, number, or word that is visible. Other options include playing a Wild card. Players who can't play from their hand must acquire a card from the Draw pile.
If it's playable, they must play it. If not, their turn ends. The object of Drunk Uno is to go out of cards.
When you draw a Draw 2
You take one sip of your drink when you draw a Draw 2.
When you draw a Draw 4
You take two sips of your drink when you draw a Draw 4.
When you draw a Reverse
The person getting reversed takes two sips.
When you draw a Skip
The person getting skipped takes one sip.
Not calling Uno (False Uno)
Three sips to the person who doesn't call Uno when they're down to one card.
Winning the Game
The winner gives out three sips to anyone playing.
Bonus: Back to Back Draw Fours
If two people slap down Draw Four cards back to back, then that calls for a Waterfall - the In-Game Action.