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Official Kings Cup Extreme Rules

King's Cup Extreme is a drinking game designed for adults that adds a more wild and unpredictable twist to the classic King's Cup game. Here's a breakdown of the gameplay:


  • Deck of King's Cup Extreme cards (containing various instruction cards and potentially some blank cards)

  • A large cup (the "King's Cup") to be placed in the center of the playing space

  • Drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic, depending on preference)


1. Shuffle the Deck: Shuffle the deck of King's Cup Extreme cards thoroughly. Place the deck face down within reach of all players.

2. Place the King's Cup:  Put the large empty cup in the center of the table. This will be the designated "King's Cup" throughout the game.


King's Cup Extreme is fast-paced and unpredictable, with each card drawn dictating a different action or consequence.  Here's how a round unfolds:

  • Turns and Drawing: Players take turns drawing a card from the deck and following the instruction on the card.

  • Card Instructions:  The cards in King's Cup Extreme can have various instructions, including:

    • Drinking:  These cards might simply instruct the player who drew it to take a sip or a whole drink from their beverage.

    • Actions:  Some cards might require specific actions, like putting a thumb on the table (similar to "Thumbmaster"), making everyone else take a sip, or doing something silly like singing a song.

    • King's Cup Contributions:  Certain cards might instruct the player to add something specific to the King's Cup, like a designated amount of their drink or a condiment (depending on the game's rules).

    • Special Rules Cards:  Some versions might have unique cards introducing special rules for the rest of the game, like "Never Have I Ever" or "Truth or Dare" variations.

    • Blank Cards (Optional):  Some versions might include blank cards that players can write their own dares or challenges on, adding a personal touch to the game.

  • Discarded Cards: After following the instruction on the drawn card, discard it face up to a separate pile.

Winning the Game

There's no official "end" to the game in King's Cup Extreme.  You can keep playing for as long as you like, drawing cards, following instructions, and adding to the King's Cup. However, the game reaches a turning point when:

  • Fourth King is Drawn:  When the fourth King card is drawn from the deck, the game takes a wild turn. The player who drew the fourth King must drink the entire contents of the King's Cup. This can be a gross concoction of everyone's drinks and any added ingredients throughout the game!

Alternative Ending (Optional):

  • Empty Deck:  Another way to end the game is when the entire deck of cards is used up. In this case, players can decide on a consequence for the last person holding a card, or simply call it a night.


  • The unpredictable nature of the cards and the ever-growing concoction in the King's Cup create the excitement and potential messiness associated with King's Cup Extreme.

  • Remember to drink responsibly and be prepared for potentially silly or challenging dares.

King's Cup Extreme is a classic drinking game that guarantees laughter, camaraderie, and a good time with friends. Remember to drink responsibly and prioritize the safety and well-being of all players.

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