Succession Drinking Game: A Toast to the Roys

Succession Drinking Game

City slickers, drama enthusiasts, and fans of Succession unite! It’s time to elevate your watch parties with the Succession Drinking Game, tailored to the powerful and chaotic world of the Roy family. Gather your friends, charge your glasses, and drink in the opulence and intrigue of everyone’s favorite media dynasty.

Game Setup

Before jumping into the game, let’s lay down the rules and preparation:

  1. Episodes: Any episodes from the Succession series
  2. Drinks: Your choice of alcoholic beverage (wine, whiskey, or champagne would fit the vibe!)
  3. Participants: At least 2 players (but the more, the merrier!)
  4. Optional: A copy of the drinking rules for reference during the game

Remember to establish the drinking amount for each rule beforehand!


Are you ready to immerse yourself in the high-stakes corporate drama? Take a sip of your drink whenever any of the following events occur on the show:

Main Characters

  • Logan Roy
    • Exercises his immense power or control
    • Utters his iconic “You’re not a killer”
    • Displays ruthlessness or a dismissive attitude
  • Kendall Roy
    • Struggles with addiction or mental health issues
    • Attempts—successfully or not—to assert his authority
    • Battles with his father, Logan
  • Shiv Roy
    • Demonstrates her political prowess
    • Battles for power within the family
    • Has tension or a fight with her husband, Tom
  • Roman Roy
    • Makes a crude or inappropriate joke
    • Gleans rare insightful moments amid his sarcasm
    • Brings up or experiences discomfort with intimacy
  • Tom Wambsgans
    • Navigates his way through the family power dynamics
    • Exhibits loyal, subservient behavior to the Roys
    • Endures baking of some sort
  • Greg Hirsch
    • Offers comic relief in tense situations
    • Shows his naivety or clumsiness in the corporate world
    • Successfully (or hilariously futilely) attempts to play the power game

Supporting Characters & Recurring Plot Points

  • Gerri Killman
    • Acts as the voice of reason or a steadying presence
    • Engages in secret power-plays
  • Connor Roy
    • Blazes down his odd or deluded political path
  • Marcia Roy
    • Displays loyalty or solidarity with Logan
    • Exerts subtle, behind-the-scenes influence
  • Shiv & Tom
    • Experience marital discord or awkwardness
    • Display their strange version of affection or patronization
  • Business maneuvers: Big deals, takeovers, or corporate wheeling and dealing happen
  • Family Feuds: Arguments, backstabbings, or betrayals play out among the Roy clan
  • Luxury Displays: Opulent scenes of wealth, luxury, or excess unfold

Optional Rules (only for the bravest viewers!)

  • Profanity: Somebody drops an F-bomb
  • Media/Press Scandal: Damaging news or public relations crisis emerges
  • Awkward Encounters: Characters experience uncomfortable social situations or social blunders

Game End

The game concludes when the chosen episode(s) of Succession ends. Want to keep the night going? Fire up another episode and continue the fun!

Fetch your drink of choice, summon your friends, get comfortable, and thrust yourself into the nerve-wracking, thrilling world of the Roys. Cheers! 🍻

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