You Wish Game

How To Play You Wish

You Wish Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

3 - 8
Play Time
20 MIN
Play Time
You Wish, much like Go Fish, is a matching and collecting card game. Mix in a few action cards like skip, ask again and draw two to name a few and you've got an interesting game. Uniquely illustrated with hand drawn magical creatures, you'll be impressed at the nicely done cards that come with the card game. If you can collect the most sets of characters, then you'll win the game.

You Wish has a couple different options for playing which makes this game great for just about anyone. It is portable and can easily be taken with you and won't take long to play. Playing with up to eight players can be a lot of fun and an option to play with just two is included in the game rules. See what we thought of the game below and grab a copy of You Wish today.

Board Game Capital's Review:
You Wish You Wish is a fun, simple card game that anyone can play. It uses familiar game rules and mimics that of Go Fish and Uno to name a few. Players are attempting to collect the most sets of cards. Action cards like skip, ask again, draw two and some others make the game a little more interesting. The twist on the regular game of Go Fish that we liked that You Wish included is you give all the cards you have of what is being asked. Just because someone hands over two cards still doesn't mean they've collected all four. If you have the last remaining card, you can sneak in and steal the other three. We really enjoyed this.

We mentioned this above but this is a simple card game. Not one that takes a long time to learn or one that takes a lot of strategy. The cards are illustrated in a very unique, hand drawn, magically mystical style. Similar to poker cards, a smaller illustration in the corner of the card of what the card is makes it nice to see in your hand (and you might get a lot of cards in your hand). The action cards look a little different than the rest of the deck. We thought they didn't quite match up and seem a little rushed (some with words only). While they are simple and do their job, following the mystical theme a little more might have been a bit nicer. They also don't have a corner icon so they get lost in your hand.

You WishThe rules are easy to understand but have no illustrations. The rules are easy enough that you really don't need pictures but seeing them always helps visualize more. It also breaks up the sea of words. The rules are also on a nice folded glossy piece of paper that actually fits in the tuck box. We felt a little book would have been better but not a huge deal. Honestly, this is a very nit-picky thing but we thought we'd throw it out there. The FAQ section was nice.

We liked the game. It's fun asking for some of the cards in the deck like Cyclops, Fairies, Genies and Leprechauns. Younger kids can even play a fun game of memory with this game. You can also take out the action cards and play a normal game of Go Fish (You Wish). There are a few options on how to play which we also liked and makes this little card game quite versatile. In all, if you're after a simple card game and you like Go Fish (but feel a little silly playing such a childish game) You Wish is a step up and will fill that desire.
  • 80 Cards
  • Official You Wish Game Rules And Instructions
How to Win
If you collect the most sets of four matching Magical Creature cards then you'll become the winner.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official You Wish PDF rules listed below could be different depending on the version you have. They should be an exact copy of what came in your original packaging. Download them to view now or print them for later use.

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Pete Donegan says:

I love the various mythical creatures that come in the game. Sets a great theme
Dee Snyder says:

I love mythical and fantasy creatures and it is great that this game looks easy to play.
Dan Shank says:

I like that this is a family-weight game
Debra Branigan says:

I like the mechanics, the artwork, and the simplicity. I have a game-player ready to test this out.
John Dickson says:

LOve to win this.
Lauren B says:

I really like how this game can be played by my younger daughter but looks like a fun game for adults too!
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