Equipment for Balloon:
- Two newspapers
- Six or more players
Both teams line up in a line or a circle. For more than twelve players, a circle is recommended.
Balloon Game Rules:
The aim of the game is to maneuver the balloon from the first person to the last person without touching the balloon with hands or any other part of the body.
As a help only one newspaper per team may be used. With this newspaper, the players hit the balloon to move it towards the next player. As soon as the balloon reaches the next player, he gets the newspaper and it is his turn to hit the balloon to his next opponent. No player of any team may be omitted. It is therefore not allowed to hit the balloon directly from the first to the last player.
** Team that first moves the balloon from the first to the last person wins. **
Tip for Balloon:
A finish line is also helpful to avoid contentious decisions.
The winner is the team that first moves the balloon from the first to the last person.
In the drinking games variant of balloon, the losing team has to drink.
In another variant, instead of a newspaper and the balloon can be advanced with the head.
Dangers of Balloon as drinking game
It is always important to take care when dealing with alcohol.