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A few years ago I saw a personalized guess who game for the first time. Someone had pinned an image on Pinterest but it was only an image and didn’t link to anything.

I have searched several times for a template to make my own game and I never could find one. So I decided to create my own template so I could make a personalized guess who game for gifts this Christmas. 

Personalized Guess Who game that you can easily customize with easy to use templates

The template I designed makes it so easy to personalize your game. All you need is this classic guess who game, 24 photos, and the template (fill it then, print it.)

This template originally only worked for one of the styles of Guess Who Games and it has now been updated with 2 different sizes.

This template works for the game with square character tiles as well as the game with tall rectangular character tiles.

These are the two different styles of the game that you can use this template for:

The template for the square character tiles has 24 red squares 24 blue squares and 24 yellow mystery cards.

The template for the rectangle character tiles has 24 red rectangles, 24 blue rectangles, and 24 blue mystery cards.

Supplies

Personalizing your Game

To customize the template you need a free Canva account that takes 2 seconds to create. 

Once you have created and logged into your Canva account click the links in the pdf to take you to the editable Guess Who template. Pick the game board template with the shape of character tiles match those of the game you purchased (square or rectangle).

Now that you are in the guess who template file on canva.com you will see an instruction sheet with step by step instructions on how to put together your game.

Guess who personalized game template

You will simply need to upload 24 photos and then drag and drop them into the photo fields. Make sure you get a blue and red character card for your board and a mystery (yellow or blue depending on your game) card for each picture.

After the photos are in place change the names written on each card.

Once the template is personalized you’re ready to print. Download the file as a PDF and print it. You might want to print a test sheet to make sure everything looks the way you want.

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When everything looks the way you want it to print the game pieces on thick card stock or photo paper. Photo paper will give your cards a shiny finish.

printed guess who cards

Cut out each square and then put them into the game. The red and blue cards might be a tiny bit too big depending on how you cut them out.

If you need to trim them slightly, but remember you want them to fit tightly into the game.

red guess who personalized game

Leave the original red and blue game pieces in the game and add these personalized images in front of those cards so you see your image on the front but the branded color on the back.

yellow mystery cards for the personalized guess who game.

You may want to laminate the 24 yellow mystery cards so that they will last longer. You can glue the original game cards to your new mystery cards before laminating to keep the Guess Who logo on the back if you want.

After the game is all put together you can click the other link to get the sticker file to make a custom sticker to add to the game box.

Guess Who? The Personalized Family Edition

That’s it you’re done, you have a fully customized Guess who game that makes a fun and unique gift.

Get the template to make your personalized guess who game here!

How to Play Guess Who:

Objective: Your objective is to guess the mystery person on your opponent’s card by asking one question per turn, and eliminating gameboard faces that don’t fit the mystery person’s description.

The Gameboard Faces: Notice the difference among the 24 faces on your gameboard. Hair and eye colors are different; some faces have beards or mustaches; some are wearing hats or glasses. As you play you’ll notice several other differences among the gameboard faces.

Personalized guess who game

YOUR TURN: The younger player always goes first. On your turn, you may either ask a question or guess who the mystery person is, but don’t use your turn to guess the mystery person until you are ready. If you guess wrong you’ll lose the game.

ASKING QUESTIONS: Until you’re ready to guess who the mystery person is, ask your opponent one question per turn.

Each question must have either a “yes” or “no” answer. For example, you may ask: “Is your person wearing glasses?” Your opponent must then answer “yes” or “no”. After your opponent answers, you may eliminate one or more gameboard faces.

For example, if the mystery person is NOT wearing glasses you will flip down all the faces that ARE wearing glasses so you’re only left with the faces not wearing glasses. After you ask your question and flip-down any faces your turn is over.

personalized yellow mystery cards

GUESSING THE MYSTERY PERSON: When you’re ready to guess who the mystery person is, make your guess on your turn INSTEAD of asking a question.

After you make your guess your opponent must tell you whether or not your guess is correct. If you’re right, you win the game! If it’s wrong, you lose!

Guess Who? The Personalized Family Edition

HOW TO WIN: Players alternate turns asking questions until one player makes a guess. If you guess correctly, or your opponent guesses incorrectly, you win the game.

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