Gear Review: Apples to Apples

While away tent hours with this fun card game.

It’s not compact or ultralight, but the Apples to Apples card game generates so much entertainment, even gram-counters find it worth packing. The object is to convince the referee (players take turns) that one of the “description” cards in your hand best matches the “thing” card drawn. Example: Which is more “majestic,” George Lucas or humpback whales? After a raucous, ridiculous debate, our editors declared the whales victorious. $30; 1 lb. 1 oz. (without box);

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