It unleashes creativity.
Got drawing anxiety? No problem. Writer's block? Piece of cake. Build on other people's ideas, get over yourself, and make something amazing. Or just hilarious.
It helps you practice teamwork.
Ever want to have people reflect on their nonverbal communication abilities? Their unique points of view? Performance under pressure? But in a positive environment? Then this game is for you.
When you're with a group of friends or coworkers at your conference room or along the bar table writing nonsense and scribbling craziness, you can't help but laugh.
OK. How do we play?
Grab paper and pencils, distribute to your players, and play around the table. Here's a video explaining the rules:
There are many variations to the game, as you can imagine. Play around, look up other tweaks to the rules, and see what you like.
Show me more.
Check out example game results, if you dare, along with other versions of the game. Click below for more resources.
Example Exquisite Corpses
Craziness hosted on imgur
Surrealist Artist Origins
Artists played games like this decades ago.
The game has different names.
Alternate game name without trademarks
Eat Poop You Cat
Alternate game names can be weird.
A web game version
Doodle or Die
Another web game version
A board game version
An iOS app form of the drawing game
Exquisite Corpse for Android
An app form of the drawing game
A writing-only form of the game