Hiding in the dark

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Hiding in the dark
Type: hide-and-seek game
Number of players: arbitrary
Location: a room in complete darkness
Equipment: none
Duration: 10 minutes
Preparation: darken the room

Hiding in the dark is a variant of the hide-and-seek type games.


You need a room that can be completely darkened. The darker it is, the more interesting the game will be. Ensure that there are no dangerous obstacles in the room!


All players (except the seeker) hide in the room, the lights are turned off then. The seeker enters the room and tries to find the hiding people. All players identified have to leave the room (or gather at a predefined location).

Winner is the person that can hide longest.

Similar games

  • a more active (and spooky) variant is the game Dracula.