Gartic Phone is one of the few games that can be played free on web. This game is popularized by Kameto on Twitch, it has all the bells and whistles necessary to create an enjoyable experience for everyone playing.
The game is a combination of two-party games which are; The Broken Telephone and Pictionary.
In Broken Telephone, here the first player whispers something into someone’s ear, and the next person has to pas on the original phrase until the whisper reaches the turn of the of the original speaker also known as Chinese Whispers.
In Pictionary, this is the drawing game. However, the developers had provided a level of visual guidance to help everyone follow the rules of the game.
Players have a task to sketch words or words and guess what those strange drawings represent.
HOW DOES THE GAME WORK?
Four players make up this game. The game works by having the first player propose a sentence and the second player will have to try their best to create a drawing of the first sentence.
The next player will then need to guess what the sentence was. Following this, the subsequent player will follow the loop until the end where the players will have to compare the final sentence to the original starting sentence.
It an interesting game, filled with fun and it very educating.
HOW TO PLAY GARTIC TELEPHONES
- Go to Gartic Phone’s website [https://garticphone.com/]
- Play as an anonymous player or log in using Twitch or Discord
- Select the number of players you want to add to the game
- Choose one of the game modes (maybe start with normal mode) or create a custom mode
- Click on the invite option and copy your game’s id and send it to your friends.
- Once they’ve joined, click on Start to begin.
HOW MANY MODES FEATURES IN GARTIC PHONES
They are twelve game modes featured in Gartic Phones which are:
Here players could look up to the ante of this mysterious word.
- No Rush and Speedrun modes:
Here players take their time with drawings without a time limit.
This is the revision of the movie game mode that is no longer available. It is the extended version of the animation mode and it more structure. In this mode they will always be a background layer that remains with each frame. The players can see how the initial idea was even without the full context of each previous frame.
In this mode, the players asked to draw a few random lies onto a blank page. There is a limited time to it so you cannot draw anything elaborate.
- Custom mode:
In this mode, you can customize everything about the game. The player can set the timer to ensure everyone has to rush. One unique thing is that you get to specify how many turns one player has.
- Solo mode:
This is the mode that you can create entirely on your own and you can create your very own animation. It is still possible to play with your friends at the same time.
- Knock off;
In this mode, players are now doodling every turn. Once a player has started drawing the picture it can not go back to view the last rendition.
In Sandwich the player is only allowed to see the previous image before it starts to draw it. It has a bookend where players could see their drawings from the initial stage to the final stage.
- Ice breaker.
It is a casual game mode even none gamers can enjoy.
Played with 15 or more players.
- Normal mode;
It is the original game mode where they are no twist or tricks.
- Animation mode:
In animation mode, you dive into drawing in the first point of the animation and there is no point to write.
IS GARTIC PHONE AVAILABLE ON PC AND MOBILE DEVICES?
Gartic Phone is available on PC and Mobile in different languages (including Hebrew, Persian, Korean, and Vietnamese). As a browser-based online game, there are no limits regarding where the experience can be found. The only real requirement is an internet connection.