The aim of this game is to shoot out your opponent candle before they get yours
What you need
- 2x helmets
- 2x candles
- 2x water pistols
- gaffa tape
What to do
Setup – there is very little setup, you just need to affix each helmet with a candle. Securely tape the candle onto the helmet.
- Each contestant will be given a helmet with a candle affixed to it and a loaded water pistol.
- Get them to stand in the middle together, back to back.
- Then count out the their steps as though they are about to face off in a duel. (number of steps depends on your space and the strength of the water pistols.)
- On the command of “DRAW” they will draw their weapon (water pistol) and take aim and fire.
- The first one to put out their opponents candle wins.
- MCing is very important with this game as it can turn it into something dramatic, suspenseful and fun or it can lead to an absolute flop.
- Get the crowd to get behind the contestants
- Don’t allow there to be long moments of silence
- Have music that creates an exciting atmosphere