Mad Libs: The Game


  • Mad Libs: The Game
  • Publisher:¬†Looney Labs
  • Plays 3-8
  • Ages 10+ (realistically, 6+)
  • Playing Time: 20-40¬†minutes
  • Initial Release: 2016
  • Elevator Pitch: The Mad Libs you know and love crossed with Apples to Apples style gameplay.
  • Roar Score: 4/5

My kids recently discovered Mad Libs, and they instantly fell in love. I mean, can you blame them? The format is timeless and endlessly fun. Yes, they’re still making new Mad Libs (including some licensed ones, such as Star Wars), but we’ve found all of the original, classic ones from the 80s are still a lot of fun. Sure, some of the references are dated, but kids really just want an opportunity to make a story with poop and pee jokes. And Mad Libs always delivers on that front.

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Jamie is a publishing/book nerd who makes a living by wrangling words together into some sense of coherence. He's the founder and owner of The Roarbots and also a contributor to Syfy Wire,, and GeekDad. On top of that, he hosts The Great Big Beautiful Podcast, which celebrates creativity in popular culture, science, and technology by talking to a wide variety of people who contribute to it.