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  • Summary: 1) The popular trivia deathmatch Trivia Murder Party 2 (1-8 players). Try to survive the bizarre new minigames.

    2) The weird word circus Dictionarium (3-8 players). May the funniest definition win. 3) The hidden identity game Push The Button (4-10 players) . Can you discover the aliens
    1) The popular trivia deathmatch Trivia Murder Party 2 (1-8 players). Try to survive the bizarre new minigames.

    2) The weird word circus Dictionarium (3-8 players). May the funniest definition win.

    3) The hidden identity game Push The Button (4-10 players) . Can you discover the aliens in time?
    4) The comedy contest Joke Boat (3-8 players). Craft one-liners for a cruise ship talent show.

    5) The offbeat personality test Role Models (3-6 players). Find out who you really are. (Or at least what your friends think of you.)
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Nov 22, 2019
    80
    Jackbox Party Pack 6 is an enjoyable set of party games, albeit one that probably needs an audience at 16-35 years old to get the most out of it. It doesn’t have the raw humour or appeal that, say, Party Packs 2 and 3 embody, but it’s still a solid title in its own right.
  2. Oct 17, 2019
    80
    Despite being built from previously-used parts, The Jackbox Party Pack 6 is still one of the more solid and consistent collections.
  3. Oct 29, 2019
    70
    The Jackbox Party Pack 6 delivers some fantastically hilarious highs that are unfortunately paired with some awkward and cringing lows. To lay it all out, Trivia Murder Party 2 and Push the Button are both fantastic, Role Models feels like a throwaway and Dictionarium and Joke Boat fall somewhere in the middle. Overall this year’s quintet offers enough laughs and proves even six packs in that Jackbox Games can still deliver.
  4. Nov 12, 2019
    70
    Jackbox Party Pack 6 is another solid addition to the franchise. It follows the tradition of featuring a couple of standout hits, some decent entries and one that probably won’t get a second look. Despite borrowing ideas heavily from prior packs, the highlights here are great and both Trivia Murder Party 2 and Push the Button alone make it worth the price of admission. It’s not the strongest Jackbox pack, but it’s still one of the best casual multiplayer experiences for gamers and non-gamers alike.
  5. 60
    Ultimately, Jackbox Party Pack 6 feels like a letdown. It’s missing both You Don’t Know Jack and a game where you have the chance to draw, and those two experiences are ones that my group of friends has always very much looked forward to. If you loved Trivia Murder Party or aspire to have your own stand-up routine, Jackbox 6 might be worth your time, but you’re probably better off looking into one of the earlier collections that seem to be regularly going on sale.
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  1. Oct 20, 2019
    9
    This is, in my opinion, the best Jackbox party pack. Even though a lot of people complain about reusing old ideas, I think they do it in aThis is, in my opinion, the best Jackbox party pack. Even though a lot of people complain about reusing old ideas, I think they do it in a refreshing way. Most games are enjoyable, compared to the usual only two or three good ones per pack. Murder mystery party 2 is a great sequel that adds onto the first one very well. Role model is a cute little personality game, which can be pretty fun. Joke boat sounds absolutely earful, but if your playing with creative people, it works out well and is really funny. Dictionarium is not horrible, it just doesn’t seem fun. You basically make up a definition for a word, then make up a word for the definition, then make a sentence with the word. Not great, but not horrible either. Push the button is a very interesting one. Close to Fakin it, you have to guess who the alien is by putting people in groups of two and testing them against each other. This one, while it can be fun, is confusing and can be bad if your playing with slow people. Overall, great selection, if these game sounds like something you would play, get it. Expand