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The unofficial Star Wars drinking game rules

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It’s May the 4th and you feel obliged to celebrate by marathoning all seven episodes of Star Wars within 24 hours. Great! You are not alone! But even with moral support, this quest won’t be easy. You’ll need something to keep you attentive and awake. Like a drinking game!

It just so happens that we’ve assembled the rules for such a game. That being said, nowhere in this intro are we condoning drinking alcohol. We’re simply suggesting you and some friends grab a couple bottles of Fruitopia and have some safe, sober fun. Remember to always drink Fruitopia responsibly.

Rules are as follows:

Drink:

Whenever you see a wipe transition

Any time a character mentions The Force

Whenever someone says "I’ve got a bad feeling about this"

Any time a Skywalker whines

Whenever the Millennium Falcon doesn’t jump to lightspeed as expected

Whenever you hear the Wilhelm Scream

Whenever the numbers "1138" or "2187" are referenced

Whenever Darth Vader force-chokes someone

Whenever The Imperial March plays

Take a shot:

Whenever Greedo shoots first (Why are you watching this version, anyway? You must be punished. DOUBLE SHOT.)

Whenever a large, spherical space weapon is obliterated by upstart forces

When anyone says "It’s a trap!"

Whenever a Force Ghost appears / is heard

Whenever somebody has their hand / arm chopped off

When anyone screams "Noooooooo!"

If these rules aren’t enough you can go all-out with our extended version, complete with useless CG characters:

Drink:

Whenever someone turns a lightsaber on or off

Anytime someone does an unnecessary flip

Whenever tractor beams are used

Whenever a random, unnecessary CG character shows up in the Special Editions (Warning: to avoid dangerous levels of Fruitopication, please only implement this rule with a safety guide present.)

Take a shot:

Every time Jar-Jar steps in poop

When anyone says "midichlorians"

Anytime characters enter a wacky space bar