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How would you like to spice up your next family gathering or game night? We’ve got five games for you, perfect for families and friends. These games will help get people talking and laughing while having fun!The next time you're looking for something different to do at family parties, try one of these games! They'll get people laughing and talking, and have everyone having fun!Click To Tweet
FAMILY GAMES TO PLAY AT HOME
PANDO – Trivia Game About You
This kick-starter staff pick, PANDO, is a trivia game about your personal life. It’s a fun, comprehensive ice breaker to get people talking and help you learn more about each other.
With 314 cards with three questions per card, you’ll learn plenty of random details about your friends and family with loads of laughs along the way.
It’s a low-key game that doesn’t require any extras to play (i.e., scorecard, pencils, pawns, etc.) but does need at least four players to join in on the fun.
We love that this game opens a whole new world of communication between the players that can last well after the game is over!
Spoof – One Word Bluffing Game
Try Spoof for something different for your next family party or game night! We love this easy-to-play game that’s perfect for all ages and gets everyone laughing in no time at all. This is an excellent game for your next family gathering, birthday party, or vacation.
Spoof is a fun party game where you make up clever answers to random topics. You earn points if you guess the correct answer or have someone choose your fake answer!
It’s an easy game to learn to play, even for younger children, making it a great choice for the whole family. As a bonus, you’ll learn some fun and interesting facts along the way; just be sure to have your poker face ready!
Not Parent Approved – Card Game for Mischief Makers 8+
Looking for a tween card game that is sure to get everyone laughing? Not Parent Approved is the perfect choice!
Inspired by your favorite adult card games, this hilarious and fast-paced card game is for ages 8+. With over 400 cards, there are plenty of laughs to be had with this game.
The laughs start with a burp-off to choose the Burp Boss. Players then have to select the funniest answer they can think of before time runs out. Players take turns being the judge and reading a question.
Be prepared to laugh until your stomach hurts with this hysterical card game!
The best part, if you find a card to be inappropriate for your child, you can simply take the card out and still have plenty of laughs left!
Double Ditto – Game of Quick Thinking and Matching
This fast-paced card game has players writing down two answers per question in an attempt to match them with another player. If you’re lucky enough to match answers, you score points!
This game is perfect for family gatherings or game nights with friends – you can play it with up to 10 players or more! It’s a low-key game perfect for chilling out those super-competitive people.
Everyone from kids to grandma will love this game. So grab a few people, Double Ditto, and get ready for some matching!
Escape Mail – Escape Room Puzzle Adventure Game
This “escape room” style game is delivered in a simple envelope in the mail. Buy one episode, all twelve, or subscribe to a bi-weekly or monthly mailing.
When your package from Escape Mail arrives at your doorstep, you’ll find yourself lost in its 12 episode unfolding story. Your task is to help mysterious “JJ Fitzpatrick” find his family fortune by decoding clues, riddles, and puzzles.
It’s been a fun date night for us, but it is something that a group can easily tackle. It would be perfect for a monthly game night!
We love that it goes at your own pace, and you have access to tiered hints if you ever get stuck.
If you want to solve more puzzles and feel less like you’re in school (similar games have too much reading), we highly recommend Escape Mail!
These are just a few of our favorite family party games that will get everyone enjoying themselves. Whether you’re looking for a game to play on your next vacation or something to add to your monthly game night, we highly recommend giving one of these games a try!
What are some of your favorite game night games? Let us know in the comments below!
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.