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Get it before it's gone! Our Pass the Bomb Collection

Get it before it's gone! Our Pass the Bomb Collection
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The Pass the Bomb collection is one of our longest-standing best-selling games and has been entertaining families for over 25 years. Winner of the Daily Telegraph Game of the Year award, and also an Imagination Gaming Award, Pass the Bomb is our best-known game and we’ve sold over a million copies in the UK. 

This wonderful word game comes in three different versions:

However, our best-selling family game will be discontinued at the end of 2022, meaning that everything has to go! So if you want to get your hands on any of the Pass the Bomb collection, now is the time - before it's too late!

Do you want to know more about our collection? Keep on reading to find out.

Pass the Bomb

Pass the Bomb board game for families on a white table.

The good old-fashioned classic, Pass the Bomb offers 30 nail biting minutes of fun. Players nerves are tested to the limit by the threat of the ticking bomb and in turn, players must shout out a word that contains the letters on the card and pass the bomb before it ‘explodes’.

Even those who boast the largest vocabularies suddenly find their minds go completely blank as the bomb ticks away. For example, if the letters on the card are 'KE', then the word might be ‘keep’ or ‘spike.’

Once the player has stated a word, they pass the bomb to the left to the next player. The timer on the bomb is variable and will ‘explode’ somewhere over ten seconds but less than 60 seconds. The player holding the bomb when it explodes has to keep the card for that round, and the player with the fewest cards at the end of the 13th round wins the game.

Find out how to play Pass The Bomb here:


Buy Pass the Bomb - £25


Pass the Bomb – The Big One

Two people playing Pass the Bomb The Big One on a blue table.

Pass the Bomb - The Big One was brand new for 2020, and is a bigger version of the classic game. It is super fun, fast-paced, and action-packed. Pass the Bomb – The Big One contains 5 different challenges:

  1. Rhyme Artist tests players’ rhyming abilities
  2. Word Acrobat forces players to think of words containing all three of the letters on the cards
  3. Category Captain challenges you to think of things that are “smaller than a mouse” or “larger than an elephant”
  4. Puzzle Pro tests your puzzling skills
  5. Bounce Boss pushes your dexterity to the limit – can you bounce that little wooden ball into that tiny cup? All the while the ticking time-bomb piles on the pressure!

Suitable for groups of 2 – 8 players of 8 years and above, this game lasts about 30 minutes and is a perfect beginner or finishing game for game nights.

Find out how to play Pass the Bomb - The Big One here:

Buy Pass the Bomb – The Big One - £30


Pass the Bomb – The Card Game

Three people holding cards from Pass the Bomb card game on a wooden table.

Pass the Bomb the Card game is a travel game version of the classic word game. It has a similar gameplay to the classic version, but with two different sets of cards. One set has categories, and the others has letters. You turn both over and frantically come up with words that match the criteria.

For example, “types of dogs” that begin with the letter “B.” With only 10 seconds to think of an answer, this is frantic-fun at its finest!

Buy Pass the Bomb – The Card Game - £12


Grab Pass the Bomb while stocks last!

It's a sad farewell to the long-standing Pass the Bomb collection, but all good things must come to an end! So if you want to enjoy a family fun-night in, then make sure you get your hands on one (or all!) of Pass the Bomb.


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1 comment

  • janet: November 30, 2021

    Please advise how I can buy Pass the Bomb Junior (with picture cards) Am I able to buy from you or do you have a retailer who stocks it?
    I live in Chiswick Richmond area.
    Would be very grateful for help. It is for a very deserving child.
    Thank you

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