Truth or Dare

Here is our guide to virtual truth or dare.

We put this guide together after running thousands of successful virtual team bonding activities internally and for clients.

Virtual truth or dare is a digital adaptation of the classic party game, where team members take turns choosing truth or dare prompts from a virtual platform. This game fosters team bonding by encouraging authentic communication and fun interactions in a remote setting. By engaging in playful challenges and revealing personal truths, team members build trust, strengthen relationships, and cultivate a sense of camaraderie. Ultimately, this exercise enhances collaboration and productivity within the team.

Ideal group size:

4 to 10 players

Activity duration:

30 to 60 minutes


Free to $20

You can either come up with truth-or-dare prompts yourself for free or find a program that will suggest prompts.

What you’ll need:

  • Reliable video conferencing software (e.g., Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet)
  • Optionally, a virtual truth or dare platform or app for generating prompts and keeping track of turns

How to play:

Step 1: Choose a Platform (Optional)

If you would like, select a virtual truth or dare platform or app that suits your team’s preferences and technological capabilities. Sites should offer a variety of prompts, customizable settings, and easy accessibility for all team members.

Step 2: Set Up the Game

Before the game, designate a moderator to oversee the game and ensure smooth progress. Then, share the screen or provide access to a virtual truth or dare platform or app that generates prompts.

Step 3: Establish Ground Rules

You should also clarify the game’s rules, such as whether players can opt-out of certain prompts and the consequences for not completing a truth or dare. Be sure to encourage an atmosphere of respect and mutual understanding among participants. Further, prompts should be workplace appropriate.

Step 4: Rotate Turns

Then, decide on the order in which participants will take turns selecting truth or dare prompts. You should rotate turns clockwise or randomly assign turns to keep the game engaging and inclusive.

Step 5: Choose Truth or Dare

On their turn, each player selects either truth or dare. Truth questions should be thought-provoking but not overly invasive, and dares should be fun yet feasible within a remote setting.

Step 6: Answer Truth or Complete Dare

Depending on their choice, the player must either answer the truth question honestly or complete the dare as instructed. Hosts should encourage creativity and humor while ensuring all responses remain respectful.

Example truth-or-dare prompts:

1. Truth prompts

  • What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you at work?
  • Share a funny or memorable childhood story.
  • What’s your favorite thing about working with your team?
  • If you could switch jobs with anyone on the team for a day, who would it be and why?
  • What’s your go-to productivity hack or time-saving tip?
  • Describe your most memorable team building experience.
  • Share a skill or hobby you’ve always wanted to learn but haven’t had the chance to yet.
  • What’s one thing you wish you could change about your work environment?
  • Who inspires you the most in your professional life, and why?
  • Share a favorite work-related memory that always brings a smile to your face.
  • Share a piece of advice you wish you had received when you first started your job.
  • What’s the most interesting skill you’ve learned since joining the team?
  • Share a funny or memorable team meeting moment that still makes you laugh.
  • What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to ask a coworker but haven’t yet?
  • What’s one thing you’ve learned about yourself since working remotely?

2. Dare prompts

  • Send an email to a colleague with a compliment or words of encouragement.
  • Change your virtual background to something funny.
  • Perform a short and silly dance routine on camera.
  • Share a picture of your workspace, including any quirky or unique items you have nearby.
  • Change your profile picture in the team chat to a funny meme or GIF for the next hour.
  • Share a book or movie recommendation with the team and explain why you love it.
  • Write a short poem or limerick about a random team member and share it with the group.
  • Take a screenshot of your current browser tabs and share it with the team.
  • Find and show an item from your home that starts with the same letter as your first name.
  • Share a photo of your favorite snack and explain why it’s your go-to comfort food.
  • Recreate a famous movie scene using only items you have at your desk.
  • Share a screenshot of the last meme you saved on your phone or computer.
  • Do an impression of a famous celebrity or movie character for 30 seconds.
  • Write and perform a short rap or song about your job or current project.
  • Give a virtual tour of your workspace, highlighting any interesting decorations or items.


  1. Set clear ground rules: Establish guidelines for participation, respect, and confidentiality to ensure a positive and inclusive atmosphere.
  2. Keep it light-hearted: Encourage fun and creativity with prompts that spark laughter and camaraderie among team members.
  3. Respect boundaries: Allow participants to opt out of prompts they are uncomfortable with, and ensure all dares are appropriate for a professional setting.
  4. Rotate roles: Switch up the moderator and turn order to keep the game dynamic and allow the whole team to participate actively.
  5. Foster teamwork: Encourage supportive interactions and celebrate each other’s responses and dares to strengthen team bonds.
  6. Utilize breakout rooms: Divide larger teams into smaller groups for more intimate gameplay and deeper conversations.

Final Thoughts

Playing virtual truth or dare can be a great tool for fostering connection, boosting morale, and strengthening bonds within remote teams. By creating a space for sharing, laughter, and playful challenges, teams can break down barriers, build trust, and cultivate a sense of camaraderie. Be sure to prioritize respect, inclusivity, and fun throughout the game, and seize the opportunity to celebrate each other’s unique personalities and contributions.

Want more ideas? Check out our post on virtual team building activities.

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