Shady Pets is a highly strategic card game that requires you to play in a most shady way as you strive to correctly guess the identity of the mystery pets. It’s a little like Clue, Uno and Exploding Kittens. You have to steal, take, show, sneak peek, expose, ambush, stop other players, grab and even throw an occasional octopus at an opponent on your way to victory. As players take turns, the game gets more intense because, just like you, everyone is getting closer to solving the mystery pets, yet who is going play the best game, collect the most points and win the game?
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Shady Pets has over 1300+ reviews on Amazon. Shady Pets launched on Kickstarter with over 1,000 backers and 2K units shipped. See survey results
HOW TO PLAY
When it’s your turn, draw one Action Card then play one Action card.
… and mark them on your score sheet.
You’re trying to figure out the identity of the four pet cards that were hidden in the Mystery Card Holders before the game started. The mystery cat is “Green 3 – Satchel”. Shhhh … it’s a secret.
Of course, there’s a shortcut. You can play this card …
which lets you to look at one of the Mystery Cards!
… unless another plays this bad boy first!
The Facial Card allows them to steal the power of the card just played (so they get to sneak peek and not you!) It’s like having an octopus thrown on your head! See optional Throw Octopus add-on.
All’s lost unless you can respond with a ‘No Way!” card which negates the last card played. Better said, it makes the last card “go poof!” And you regain your power!
Play until all the Mystery Pets have been solved and there’s a winner …
Cara the Blonde Unicorn –
Sooo cute! Cool combination of some classic game elements with a fresh twist! I’m excited to share Shady Pets with all my friends. – Cara the Blonde Unicorn.
Andrew Peggs –
While my girl and I have played tons of card games, Shady Pets takes the cake for those with pets. Shady Pets offers a unique way of playing that makes a twist between Exploding Kittens and Clue ideas and makes it a fun between two players and more.” – Andrew Peggs, PR and Senior Editor of Marooners’ Rock
Caroline H –
My 10 year old son was really into strategizing and figuring out how to be the first to guess the animals.
Played the game last night for the first time with friends, was a really good laugh, very much enjoyed it and looking forward to playing it again. Some of those reaction cards are infuriating when other players scupper your plans! Nice work guys.
Lena A –
My family loves this game! As soon as it came in the mail, was placed upon our dining table, we had to play it! My son loves the throw octopus, sometimes a little too much. We all enjoy the colorful/funny cards and consistent interaction. I believe this a family game that will consistently come off our game shelf for frequent play.
Lori C –
My family has loved playing Shady Pets. As a family who loves games, this one is at the top of our list. The game is creative, fun, strategic and everyone is laughing the whole time. I highly recommend it.