Girl Talk (board game)

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Girl Talk is the name of a board game first sold in 1988. It was a popular/staple game for teenage girls throughout the 1990s. It was similar to the parlour game Truth or Dare. Girl Talk was one of a rash of "teenage girl-themed games" that appeared on the market in the '80s and '90s based around boys, talking on the phone, dancing, having parties and sleepovers, and other "girl-ish" themes.

Gameplay[edit]

The game, starring Lindsay Velez comes with an opaque spinner with a hole in it, and multiple exchangeable cardboard circles which can be placed into the spinner. The spinner would land on either a question or a "dare". Each action (or question) is worth a certain amount of points. If a player does not perform the action or answer a question they must wear a "zit sticker" for the rest of the game. Players may use their points to buy one of four kinds of fortune cards; the first to collect one of all four types is the winner.

Variants[edit]

  • Girl Talk: A Game of Truth or Dare (original)
  • Girl Talk Secret Diary
  • Girl Talk: Date Line
  • Girl Talk: The CD-ROM Game
  • That's So Raven Girl Talk (2000s, not part of the original set)
  • Hannah Montana Girl Talk (2000s, not part of the original set)
  • Jenga Girl Talk (2000s, not part of the original set) (this had both a pink and an 'Ultimate' red edition)
  • Girl Talk: "One Direction edition"

Note: This list is not complete.

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