Having trouble finding common ground with members of your family? Why not make a game of it?

Full Credits

Christine Lakin
Dave Theune
Sheila Carrasco
Londale Theus Jr.
Toby Grey
Mattie Victor
Peggy Glenn

Stats & Data

November 23, 2016


[male in voiceover]
What if I told you that
this Thanksgiving
you could get along
with your family and have
a wacky good time?
- Introducing...
- [gasps]

[together] Common Ground!
Christine Lakin: To reach common ground
and win the game
Christine Lakin: all we have to do is
agree on one thing.
- Seems easy enough.
- Yeah.
Christine Lakin: Pick a card.
We should respect our
President no matter what.
[male in voiceover]
There are hundreds of cards.
- So you're bound to
agree on something.
- [laughter]
- The electoral college is a sham.
- Really mom?
[male in voiceover]
All you need to do is
give an inch.
Regardless of your
political views
it's pretty cool that a
woman ran for President.
[male in voiceover]
Remember, to win
all you need to
do is agree on
one single thing.
Londale Theus Jr.: Um, Marie, it wasn't whether
or not you support her
Londale Theus Jr.: just the idea of the
first female President--
- I know what the card said!
- [music stops]

Londale Theus Jr.: Now more than ever
we must come together
despite our differences.

Dave Theune: Oh, you want to
come together.
Dave Theune: Was that why you protested
against the President-elect
- with your friends?
- Better than coming together
- with you bigots.
- Trump's not even going to
- live in the White House.
- He's shaking things up.
Londale Theus Jr.: Can we agree some Trump
supporters are racists?
- And super [bleep] sexist.
- P.C. culture is
Dave Theune: destroying America
and my daughter.
How about we all
just agree to disagree?
- [together] No!
- [grandma] We have been
playing this
Godforsaken game
for hours!
Christine Lakin: Pick a card.
are a fruit?
[suspenseful music]
- [sighs of relief]
- [chuckling]

[male in voiceover]
Common Ground
the game that should
be way easier than it is.
And if you liked
Common Ground check
out our other games:
Inheritance Fight,
We Don't Like Your Boyfriend,
and Large Chess,
with extra large pieces.
Common Ground is for children
and adult children of all ages.
Once you reach common ground,
we can only guarantee
seconds of peace.