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Host your own Family Feud game. Mobile friendly with built in buzzers.

title logo

This app is currently available at ➡

(it might take a minute to load as it becomes un-suspended from heroku)

I was unsatisfied with the family feud projects I found on github and I didn't want to use powerpoint(I use linux 🐧)

I so I decided to make it from scratch and make it as functional as possible.


  • Game creator and loader. Look in games/ folder for already created games load games in either /new or /admin
  • seperated admin console from game window
  • Buzzer functionality that accounts for latency with registered players. /buzzer
  • functional fast money round with appropriate controls
  • Changable title screen text
  • family feud sounds at triggered events (sounds are subject to copyright and will be changed later)
  • timers for fast money 1 and 2
  • game window screen can go back in history
  • Changeable team names
  • Hostable/Joinable Rooms with generated room codes
  • Localization support
    • English
    • Español
    • Indonesian


npm run build
npm run start #( windows, do npm run start_windows )
# npm run dev for working on code

go to


Click on the "Host" button to go to the admin console

Players can join your game by entering in the supplied room code.

if you have trouble do rm -r node_modules then retry npm install

Screen Share Audio Linux

it is kinda hard on linux to get an application that will share your audio so here is a quick hack with pulse audio to pipe your computer's sound through your microphone.

pactl load-module module-null-sink sink_name=MySink
pactl load-module module-loopback sink=MySink

In pulse audio choose outputs in the recording tab

This will give you multiple recording sinks where you can attach one to your microphone and one your the monitor of your desktop or headset. Resulting in output audio getting piped to your application


Example title screenimageExample roundsExample fast money imageimage


Stack: Nextjs + React + Tail Wind css

Add A Language

Check out this link in the wiki: Link

New Games

Go to /new to use the new game creator or use "New Game" in the admin console.

Games are loaded in the admin console

If you make a new game make a pull request and we can add it to the default games in /games 😀

Add your game to the language folder you created your game in

For Example Español games/es/my_spanish_game.json

For default games I would prefer that they follow a theme. Like a holiday or topic like tech or media


Generate Point Values


Sometimes you have family feud questions and answers, but with no answer point data.

This script does its best to generate an array of points to use giving a number of parameters

❯ scripts/get_points
"59 38 25 16 11"

❯ scripts/get_points -h
Usage: point_generator -[nmsidv]
 Generate realistic point values for game questions
    -n NUM                           Number of questions to generate points for. Defaults to 5
    -m NUM                           Maxium number to distribute between questions. Defaults to 100
    -a MAX                           Maxium percentage of max points for top answer. Defaults to 60% of max number
    -i MIN                           Minimum percentage of max points for top answer. Defaults to 10% of max number
    -d DESC                          Percentage decrease for each answer after top. Defaults to 66
    -v                               Verbose Mode

The script will start with a MAX number then decrease by a percentage to generate numbers.

Works well within a 3-8 point range, but can go higher

❯ scripts/get_points -n 20 -d 80
"56 44 35 28 22 18 14 11 9 7 6 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 0"

Parse CSV Data

Assuming you have family feud data that matches this format


Or this format


if you use this format, then this script will auto generate point values using the point_generator script/lib above

You can convert lots of CSV files into cold_family_feud .json format

❯ ./scripts/parse_csv -h
Usage: parse_csv -[rfov] [ CSV_FILES ]
        --no-fast-money              Should fast money rounds be generated
        --ignore-header              ignore the header on csv files
        --no-random                  do not suffle rounds around and go in order of reading files
        --no-multiplier              do not create double point rounds half way through the game
    -r, --rounds=NUM                 How many rounds per a game
    -f, --file-name=NAME             filename format
    -o, --target=FOLDER              where to put generated files
    -v                               Verbose Mode