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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Drinking Game

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Drinking Game

Drink When

  • Someone sings
  • Someone dies
  • A new story begins

⬆️Applies to every story, plus:

Story 1 – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs:

  • Anyone says “Buster Scruggs”
  • Buster breaks the 4th walll

Story 2 – Near Algodones: 

  • Shooting begins 💥🍳

Story 3 – Meal Ticket: 

  • A curtain is raised
  • A performer is fed

Story 4 – All Gold Canyon: 

  • The Prospector says “Pocket”
  • You see the owl 🦉

Story 5 – The Gal Who Got Rattled: 

  • Anyone says “President Pierce”
  • President Pierce barks 🐶

Story 6 – The Mortal Remains

  • Someone begins to tell a story


“There’s just gotta be a place up ahead, where men ain’t low down, and poker’s played fair. If there weren’t, what are all the songs about?

– Buster Scruggs