Have you ever tried to get someone to figure out a word you're thinking of but you don't actually want to say that word out loud? I'm sure we all have. We gesture. We say clues. We do everything we can to get the friend to realize what we're talking about. Hey Robot is like that, but in a party card game. It's up on Kickstarter now.
From the campaign:
Hey Robot is a party game where two teams compete to get their smart speaker to say a specific word. It's a bit like Codenames or Taboo, if the friend you were playing with had an encyclopedia and was also very, very drunk. It's a hilarious, smart and strategic game for people who own a Google Home or Amazon Alexa and have no idea what the heck to do with it.
Hey Robot is created by Everybody House Games — Hilary, Mara, Frank and James Lantz. We're a family that's been making games for decades, including Universal Paperclips, Invisible Inc and Drop7. We've always been obsessed with board games and the funny ways we interact with technology in our day-to-day lives. Hey Robot is the intersection of those interests and the result of months of trying to invent fun things to do with our Alexa.
Hey Robot plays well with any group size, from 2 players up to as many people as you can fit around a flat surface.
The campaign's more than 2x funded, but there's only 10 days left to get in on the action.