Play Your Way: Uncover Your Game Style
Just for fun, we created this personality quiz to help you uncover your game style, or game styles! Get a pen/pencil and a piece of paper ready to write down the letter of your answers. Then check which archetype fits you. We have also included game recommendations based on your preferred way to play. Enjoy!
- When you play games, what do you enjoy most?
b) Solving puzzles and brain teasers
c) Strategizing and outsmarting opponents
d) Creating and designing things
e) Building relationships and socializing with others
f) Immersing yourself in a story or character
g) Collaborating with others to achieve a common goal
h) Competing with others to win and come out on top
- How do you prefer to spend your game time?
b) Challenging yourself to get better and improve your skills
c) Focusing on your goals and working to achieve them
d) Experimenting and trying out new things
e) Socializing and interacting with other players
f) Immerse yourself in the world and story of the game
g) Working together with others to achieve a shared objective
h) Competing with others to prove your skills and win
- How important is winning to you when playing games?
b) It's somewhat important, but not the most important thing
c) It's very important, and I always aim to win
- How much do you enjoy playing games with other people?
b) I enjoy playing games with other people, but I don't mind playing alone either
c) I always prefer to play games with other people
- How important are immersion and atmosphere to you when playing games?
b) Somewhat important, but not the most important thing
c) Not important, as long as the gameplay is good
- How important is variety in gameplay to you?
b) Somewhat important, but I have my favorites that I stick to
c) Not important. I prefer to stick to the same type of games
- How important is the challenge level to you?
b) Somewhat important, I like a bit of a challenge
c) Very important, I want to be challenged and have to work hard to win
- How important are creativity and customization to you?
b) Somewhat important, I like to have some choices and options
c) Very important, I want to be able to customize and create my own game experiences
Now, let's tally up your answers:
-If you answered mostly A's, you are an Explorer. You enjoy games that take you on a journey, like adventure board games, escape rooms, and puzzle games like jigsaw puzzles.
-If you answered mostly B's, you are a Solver. You enjoy games that challenge your intellect and require problem-solving skills, like classic board games, escape rooms, and puzzle games.
-If you answered mostly C's, you are a Striver. You enjoy games that require strategy and competition, like card games, strategy board games, and games that involve outsmarting opponents.
-If you answered with both D's, you are a Creator. You enjoy games that let you experiment and create, like role-playing games and games that involve building and designing things.
-If you answered with both E's, you are a Socializer. You enjoy games that involve socializing and building relationships with other players, like cooperative games, and games that involve teamwork and communication, like escape rooms and strategy board games.
-If you answered with both F's, you are an Immerser. You enjoy games that let you fully immerse yourself in a world or story, like role-playing games, adventure board games, and immersive theatre experiences.
-If you answered with both G's, you are a Collaborator. You enjoy games that require working together with others to achieve a common goal, like cooperative games, escape rooms, and strategy board games.
-If you answered with both H's, you are a Competitor. You enjoy games that involve competition and winning, like card games, strategy board games, and games that involve outsmarting opponents.
Based on your archetype, here are some game recommendations:
- Explorer: Adventure board games like Catan or Lord of the Rings; escape rooms like Escape From The Starline Express; puzzle games like the quest- jigsaw puzzles called Quezzles; and the travel exploration-based mysteries “Finders Seekers.”
- Solver: Classic board games like CLUE; escape rooms like the Puzzling Pursuits trio: Blackbrim 1876, Origins & Ends, and Reager’s Return; puzzle games such as The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Case; and brain teaser Medieval Puzzles & Enigmas.
- Striver: Card games like Murder of Crows; strategy board games including Seafarers of Catan; games that involve outsmarting opponents such as Deception: Murder in Hong Kong; and competitive games like Amazed By Neil Patrick Harris.
- Creator: Role-playing games as exemplified by Tales From The Loop; games that involve building and designing things, such as The White Box: A Game Design Kit In a Box, and story-telling card games like The Mystery Mansion that allow for experimentation and creativity.
- Socializer: Cooperative games such as Firefly Adventures: Brigands and Brown Coats; team-based strategy games like Davinci’s Challenge; and games that involve socializing with other players, such as the favorite party games Cards Against Humanity
- Immerser: Role-playing games- like becoming an Indigipunk for Coyote & Crow stories, adventure board games such as T.I.M.E. Stories, and immersive theatre experiences, including our custom-written murder mystery “The End Of Thyme.”
- Collaborator: Cooperative games such as the Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective series, escape rooms like the Unlock! games, or strategy board games, including the family-friendly Blokus.
- Competitor: Card games - including deck-building games like Dominion Big Box, strategy board games like Stratego, and games that involve outsmarting opponents, exemplified by chess.
While you may generally fit one of these made-up archetypes, don’t let the label define you! Adventure to all sorts of games. Conundrum House has hundreds for you to try - whether you play at the store or take the rental home! These recommendations are a good starting point for finding games that match your play style and preferences. Enjoy!