Articulate! is a board game from Drumond Park, for 4 to 20+ players aged 12 and up. Articulate! players describe words from different categories to their team as quickly as possible. The teams move round the board based on the number of words correctly guessed, and occasional spinner bonuses. Each round is 30 seconds long. Word topics include Object, Nature, Random, Person, Action and World. The object of the game is to get to the end before the other team.
The game contains a circular board, 500 cards with 3,000 words, a spinner, timer, 4 playing pieces and instructions.
The world record holders for the board game was set in 2017 against four other teams with a score of 411 cards won. This is an official Guinness world record recognised award. The players awarded are chess Grandmasters James Kendrick and Chris Ager.
Originally released in 1992, Articulate! has been in the UK adult game top 10 each year. It was one of the three top selling UK games in 2009 and overtook Trivial Pursuit as the top property in UK adult games.
An extra set of questions is available in the Articulate! Extra Pack No. 1, which contains 500 new cards (3,000 words).
A children’s version, using the same categories and compiled by an educational specialist, is available as Articulate for Kids. This contains 336 cards.
A new version was released in 2010 called Articulate Your Life. This was voted as one of the best new games for 2010 by a panel of expert toy retailers at the 2010 Toy Fair.
- Articulate overtakes Trivial Pursuit in adult games, Toy News Online, 2010-02-08, retrieved 2010-08-17
- Toy Fair reveals best new toys for 2010, Toy News Online, 2010-01-27, retrieved 2010-08-17