How to Play Rage Cage - the Ultimate Drinking Game

How to Play Rage Cage - the Ultimate Drinking Game

Rage Cage is a no-cards drinking game that includes bouncing a ping-pong ball and drinking the beer in the cups. Rage Cage is an exhilarating drinking game that combines elements of speed, skill, and strategy. It's perfect for larger groups of people and is guaranteed to bring energy and excitement to your gathering. So, gather your friends, grab some cups and ping-pong balls, and let the fun begin!

What You'll Need

  1. A large table (preferably round or oval)
  2. 20-40 plastic cups (depending on the number of players)
  3. 2-4 ping-pong balls
  4. Plenty of beverages (typically beer, but you can use any drink of your choice)

Setting Up

  1. Place the plastic cups in the center of the table, filling them with a small amount of your chosen beverage. Arrange the cups in a tight circular formation, with one cup in the middle filled to the brim.
  2. Have each player gather around the table, standing or sitting, with enough space to move their arms freely.

The Rules

  1. To start the game, two players on opposite sides of the table each take a cup from the center and drink its contents.
  2. After drinking, these players attempt to bounce their ping-pong ball into their empty cup. They must bounce the ball off the table and into the cup in one go.
  3. If a player successfully bounces their ball into their cup, they pass the cup and ball to the player on their left.
  4. If a player bounces the ball into their cup on the first attempt, they can pass the cup to any player of their choosing.

The "Rage" Aspect

  1. If a player manages to bounce their ball into their cup before the player to their right, they "stack" their cup on top of the other player's cup, creating a "rage cage." The player who got stacked must then grab a new cup from the center of the table, drink its contents, and start bouncing their ball into that cup.
  2. The game continues in this fashion, with players attempting to stack their cups on others while avoiding being stacked themselves.

Ending the Game

  1. The game ends when all the cups from the center of the table have been consumed and stacked.
  2. The player who gets stuck with the "rage cage" at the end of the game must drink the center cup, which is filled to the brim.

Tips and Tricks

  1. Practice your bounce! Being able to bounce the ball into your cup quickly and consistently will give you a significant advantage in the game.
  2. Pay attention to the action around you. Keep an eye on the players to your right, and be ready to stack your cup if they're struggling.
  3. Remember, the game is all about having fun. Don't take it too seriously, and enjoy the excitement and camaraderie that Rage Cage brings!


Rage Cage is a thrilling and engaging drinking game that will undoubtedly spice up any party. The combination of speed, skill, and strategy keeps the game entertaining and ensures that no two rounds are ever the same. So grab your friends, set up your table, and let the good times roll!

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