Yes, the rules are important, but like many people you might prefer to actually see what it's like to play Yankee Swap. If that is you, then you will greatly benefit from the how to play section where we have a mock gameplay rundown that exaplains what happens when a group gets together to play Yankee Swap and exchange gifts.
Want to learn about the history behind the name of Yankee Swap? Why is it called Yankee Swap and who gave this Christmas game it's name?. Look at the origins here.
There are a few mandatory Yankee Swap rules as well as few optional ones. Find out what you must know in order to run this gift exchange without any issues. Have the guest understand and follow the rules for the best outcome and no hurt feelings.
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