If you’re someone who is looking for a unique game hosted by a sarcastic machine designed to mock players, Sorry! Card Revenge is the game for you.
Incredibly simple to learn the rules, the aim is to get rid of all your cards first before the Talking Pawn has other ideas to try to ruin the game for players.
The game setup is also very straightforward, and you can get plenty of rounds in too which is ideal if you’re looking for something quick to play.
If this is the sort of game that sounds like it would interest you, read our guide on Sorry! Card Revenge to learn everything you’ll need to know about the game.
What is Sorry! Card Revenge?
A game ruled by the Sassy Talking Pawn, Sorry! Card Revenge bases itself on the Sorry! board game with an entertaining twist.
Number of Players Required: 2 to 4 players.
Who Can Play It: Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Difficulty: Easy to learn the rules and start playing.
Main Objective: Become the first player to flip all the pawn cards to Home which essentially means to get rid of all your cards.
Why we love it: The game is simply hilarious with players having to take instructions from the Talking Pawn. What other board game has a sassy talking host as well?
What do I need to play the Sorry! Card Revenge?
Sorry! Card Revenge has an official set that includes everything that you will need for gameplay.
The game can be a bit pricey as it is no longer in production, but will definitely be worth the price if you do decide to take the plunge.
How to Set Up Your Game
Start by placing the Talking Pawn in the center of where you plan on playing as this is central to gameplay.
Each player then gets a Home card each, and four pawns that match the color of the home card.
Put the Quick Rule cards to the side and shuffle the rest of the deck and deal each player five cards each. The rest of the cards become the Draw Pile, set these aside as well.
Sorry! Card Revenge – Rules and Gameplay
Once you have set the game up properly, press down on the Talking Pawn to start the game.
Starting the game
Pressing down on the Talking Pawn will enable the Pawn to decide who goes first.
How to play Sorry! Card Revenge
- When it is your turn, you can do one of two things – play as many cards as you can on the top card of the discard pile. If you can’t go, tap the Talking Pawn so that you’re told what you will have to do next.
- If you can play a card then you must do so. Players cannot withhold cards.
- There are three ways in which players can play their cards. Players can play a matching color card; play one or more cards in numerical order; by playing a Wild Card.
- There are also several special cards included in the deck, which are Slide cards, Safety Zone cards, and Sorry cards.
- These cards have special instructions on them which can turn the tide of the game, follow the instruction written on these Wild cards.
Keeping Score in the Sorry! Card Revenge?
Keep score in Sorry! Card Revenge by counting the number of victories that each player manages to rack up after each round.
The gameplay is quick and easy so you should be able to get through several games in any given spell.
Frequently Asked Questions
How similar is Sorry! Card Revenge from the other version of Sorry?
Despite sharing the same name, the gameplay is vastly different from the standard version of ‘Sorry’.
The main difference is that Sorry doesn’t include the hilariously sarcastic Talking Pawn and Sorry! Card Revenge is more similar to the popular game Uno.
Is the Talking Pawn in Sorry! Card Revenge suitable for children?
Absolutely, the Talking Pawn is cheeky but definitely isn’t rude and shouldn’t teach your children bad habits.
Alternative Games to Sorry! Card Revenge
We promise that you won’t be sorry if you do decide to take the plunge and give this unique card game a go.
If you’re looking for more unique games that are unlike any other, check out our guide on Parcheesi rules and Shut the Box rules.
For another game that has the same amount of attitude, give Apples to Apples a try. A very silly game that relies on a player’s creativity.