Dobble Animals – the quick thinking card game

Dobble Animals - the quick thinking card game Family Clan
Dobble Animals is 5 games in 1 that focuses on aiming at Speed, Observations, reflexes.

What is Dobble Animals?

Dobble, it’s over 50 animals, 55 cards, 8 animals per card and one, and only one, matching animals between any of the two cards. It’s up to you to find which one.

Dobble Animals is a special themed version of the award-winning visual perception card game for 2-5 players aged 4 and above that can be played by anyone, regardless of age and interests.

Dobble Animals - the quick thinking card game Family ClanContents of the box:-

55 Dobble Animals Cards
Dobble Animals Card Storage Tin
History of Dobble sheet
Dobble Animals Game Rules

How to play Dobble Animals

Each of the cards have different coloured animals on such as my image below.

Dobble Animals - the quick thinking card game Family Clan

We placed the cards in a pile and we were then ready to play, as easy as that, Grace couldn’t wait to get started!

Take two cards from the top of the pile and lay them down.

Players compete with each other to find the one matching symbol between two cards. Every card is unique and has only one symbol in common with any other in the deck. The match can be difficult to spot as the size and positioning of the symbols can vary on each card.

Once a player finds the match, they shout it out before other players!

Players must have a keen eye and lightning reactions in order to be the first to spot the matching symbol. Dobble Animals can be played by up to 5 players meaning gameplay is always fast, hilarious and above all ridiculously fun!

Dobble Animals Review - the quick thinking card game Family Clan

Dobble Animal Mini Games

There are Dobble Animals fast mini-games in which all players can play simultaneously. You can play the mini-games in a specific order; randomly or keep playing the same one over and over. What matters is to have fun!

There are five mini-games you can play with Dobble Animal; The Towering Inferno, The well, The Hot Potato, Gotta Catch Them All & The Poisoned Chalice.

I.e. for the The Towering Inferno you place one card face-down in front of each player and place the remaining cards face-up in the centre of the table to form a draw pile. You need to be the player who collect most cards.

On ‘go’ the players flip their card face-up. Each player must be the fastest at spotting the matching animal between their card and the first card on the drawn pile. The first player to find the matching animal, takes the card from the draw pile and places it in front of them on top of their card which will then reveal a new card.
The game continues until all the cards from the draw pile have been drawn.

The deck of cards is protected inside a small circular tin to keep them safe and make Dobble the perfect party or travel game you can take anywhere. Dobble Animals is available to purchase on Amazon here.

Our Thoughts

We have loved this game, it has been great fun for all the family trying to match up the animals, which is much tricker than you think. Some are easy, some make you think that little bit longer

Mummy H & Grace

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5 Thoughts to “Dobble Animals – the quick thinking card game”

  1. Samantha O'D

    Such a simple and fun idea

  2. Margaret Gallagher

    Another fab game to add to our collection – sounds great fun

  3. iristilley51

    5 different games and ive not heard of any of them. How fab and they sound fun too

  4. iristilley51

    5 different games you can play and I’ve not heard of any of them lol. How fab

  5. Natasha Mairs - Serenity You

    This looks like a really great game, one my kids would love to play

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