There are many different dice drinking games that are popular in Mexico, but one of the most well-known is called “Mexican Dice” or “Mexican Drinking Dice.”
Table of Contents
Players sit in a circle and take turns rolling two dice. Each number combination corresponds to a different action, and the player must follow that action or give out drinks as specified.
Requirements to Play Mexican Dice Game
- A pair of dice
- 2 or more players (recommend 4 or more)
- Alcoholic drink of your choice
The Rules for Mexican Dice
Here are the dice number combinations and their corresponding actions.
2: “You” – The player who rolls the dice chooses another player to take a drink.
3: “Me” – The player who rolled the dice takes a drink.
4: “Floor” – Everyone touches the floor, and the last person to do so takes a drink.
5: “Guys” – All male players take a drink.
6: “Chicks” – All female players take a drink.
7: “Heaven” – Everyone raises their hand, and the last person to do so takes a drink.
8: “Hate” – The player who rolls the dice chooses another player that they “hate.” Whenever one of them drinks, the other must also drink.
9: “Rhyme” – The player who rolled the dice says a word, and each player takes turns saying a word that rhymes with it. The first player who can’t think of a word or repeats a word takes a drink.
10: “Categories” – The player who rolled the dice chooses a category (e.g. types of fruit, sports teams, etc.), and each player takes turns naming something that fits in that category. The first player who can’t think of anything or repeats something takes a drink.
11: “Make a rule” – The player who rolled the dice makes a new rule that all players must follow (e.g. everyone must use a silly voice when speaking). If a player breaks the rule, they must take a drink.
12: “Social” – Everyone takes a drink together.
The game continues with each player taking a turn rolling the dice and following the corresponding action. If a player rolls doubles, they get to roll again and take another action. The game goes on until everyone is too drunk to continue or decides to stop.
It’s important to remember to drink responsibly and never drive under the influence. Have fun, but make sure to stay safe!
Additional rules for Mexican Dice Drinking Game
If a player rolls a 3 and a 1, or a “Mexican,” they must place the cup on top of their head and say “Arriba” and the last person to say “Viva Mexico!” takes a drink.
If a player rolls a 6 and a 6, or a “Boxcar,” everyone at the table must yell “Boxcar” and the last player to do so takes a drink.
Similar Games to Mexican Dice Drinking Game
There are several drinking games that are similar to the Mexican Dice drinking game. Here are a few examples:
Chandeliers: This is a fast-paced game that requires a large group of players. Players sit in a circle and take turns rolling a die. If the die lands on an even number, the player passes the die to the person on their left. If the die lands on an odd number, the player must place it on the rim of a cup that is placed in the middle of the circle. The goal is to balance as many dice as possible on the rim of the cup without them falling off. If a player causes the dice to fall, they must take a drink.
Ring of Fire: This is a classic drinking game that requires a deck of cards. Players take turns drawing cards and each card has a corresponding rule. It is very similar to the game above but instead played with cards face down on the table.
These are just a few examples of drinking games that are similar to Mexican Dice. It’s important to always drink responsibly and never drive under the influence.