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Tabu (Words) for the Culture

Tabu (Words) for the Culture

Regular price $32.99 USD
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NOTE: We have renamed our game.  It was Taboo for the Culture, now it is Words for the Culture. The game is exactly the same, the only that has changed is the name.

Tabu (Words) for the Culture is a classic card guessing game with a Black Culture theme. Two teams compete to guess words ranging from 90's pop culture, all the way to current slang/lingo.

The game includes Buzzuh - a mobile app that enhances gameplay. With Buzzuh, you can customize team names and keep score. Buzzuh includes a timer that allows you to choose the length of each round. You can choose lightning quick 30 second rounds or go all the way up to marathon 2 minute rounds (or you can choose in between, there are also options for 45, 60 or 90 second rounds).

Finally, Buzzuh allows you to choose a unique buzzer sound for each team. You can choose from the library of pre-loaded sounds, or record your own custom sound to serve as the buzzer.

SPECIAL: Add our new edition "I Luv the 90's" and get 30% off.  Adding this edition will almost double the amount of cards you have to play with.

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How to Play?

The goal of the game is to get your teammates to guess the word you are describing without saying the list of words that are tabu to say. Divide into two teams, get the cards ready, and Buzzuh! app.  Each word you get right is a point for your team, and all of the cards you skip or cards that you said words that were taboo is a point for the other team.

​Before Play  

Download Buzzah! app on your mobile device.  Activation codes are located on the back of your Taboo card game box. Have each team select a team name and a buzzer sound from a pre-fixed list or create your own authentic sound. Decide on the length of time per round - 30, 45, or 60 seconds.

Starting The Game

Step 1: Divide the players into two teams.  Try and have an even number of team members.

Step 2: Place a smaller pile of cards in front of the first player.

Step 3: Draw one care at a time. No looking ahead!

Step 4: Start the timer from the Buzzah! app.  ​

Playing Each Round

 Step 1: Give your teammates clues about the word.

Step 2: Avoid Tabu words.

Step 3: Opponents get ready to use the Buzzah! watch and listen for tabu words.  When you hear the clue giver say a tabu word you buzz them! Put the card in the discard pile.

Step 4: Keep cards separated into two piles, one for correct answers and the other for skipped or buzzed words.

Step 5:  Score the round. The clue giving team gets one point for all words guessed correctly. The opponents get one point for each card that was skipped or buzzed. Enter score in Buzzah! app.

Winning The Game

Decide to play to a certain score or for a certain number of rounds. Team with the most points wins.  In the case of a tie, each team gets one more turn to determine the winner.

Shipping and Returns

We offer free standard shipping to all 50 states. For $4.99 you may opt for two day shipping. Your order will be shipped directly from our warehouse in California. Orders received before 12pm PT will be processed the same day. After 12pm PT, the order will be processed the next day.

​Delivery times vary based on the distance from the CA warehouse.  You can expect to receive your order in 2-7 business days. You will receive another notification when your order has shipped. ​

​​International Shipping

We cannot ship internationally at this time.

Shipping to P.O. boxes

We cannot ship to P.O. boxes at this time.

​How do I track my order?

You will receive an email once your item is shipped. It will include the tracking number and the link to the tracking.

What if I haven't received my item?

If there's any issues please email us at Please include your order # in the subject line. If the item was lost we will provide a full refund in the amount of the purchase price.

Return & Exchange Policy

If you are dissatisfied for any reason with your order, please contact us.  You have 30 days from the delivery date to return your time. You will be given a full refund back to the method of payment on file, or a replacement item; depending on the circumstances of your return.

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