Harry Potter fans can now play their cards right with a magical UNO set. I’m sure you’ve all been there and played the odd round of UNO with those colourful cards.
Since first hitting shelves in 1971, UNO has become a staple of the family gathering. Over the years, everything from The Simpsons to The Big Bang Theory has released its own UNO deck — personally, I’m still waiting for a Rick and Morty one.
As the Amazon listing shows, the whole crowd has gathered together for Harry Potter UNO. Featuring the likes of Harry, Snape, and Professor McGonagall, there’s also original Dumbledore Richard Harris.
Despite showcasing the best and worst of the wizarding world, the rules of Harry Potter UNO remain the same as the standard game. You have to hop on your broomstick and race to get rid of your cards the quickest by matching through colour or number. Of course, there are those tricky “pick up” cards that are more annoying than Dolores Umbridge.
New to Harry Potter UNO, there’s a unique Sorting Hat card that forces players to continue picking up until they find a Gryffindor card. Everyone knows how competitive even the most family-friendly games can get, so let’s hope there’s no flipping the Monopoly board with this one.
It’s been 18 years since Daniel Radcliffe and the rest of the fresh-faced cast brought J.K. Rowling’s world to life, so now could be time to dust off an old pack of Potter UNO and enjoy the golden age of the franchise. Perhaps it’s time for an updated version though to celebrate all the other Harry Potter movies and spin-offs.
There’s still a massive fanbase for Harry Potter thanks to Rowling’s continuing Fantastic Beasts movie series and bombshells about a sh*t-flooded Hogwarts.
We recently revealed how a series of boozy Harry Potter experiences are coming to the USA, so why not take a pack of UNO along to play around the cauldron? It definitely sounds better than a deadly game of giant Wizard’s Chess or losing a finger to Exploding Snap.
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