The Funnest Board and Card Games You Will Actually Want To Play

What ever happened to game nights? Friends and family sitting at the table, room full of laughter. Those were the good days. I remember growing up on Sorry!, Monopoly, Chutes and Ladders, Yahtzee and all the classics. But sometimes when we grow up we need a new, exciting game to play that will keep us engaged.

Here is a list of 8 of the newest, hottest games that include strategy, creativity, and lots of trash talking. I would say most, if not all, of these games are for adults. So with that they might be even more fun with some adult beverages. I would also say that games make great gifts because they help bring people together and make memories. Enjoy this list of fun card games and board games and we are sure you’ll find something you’ll love.



1. What Do You Meme

What Do You Meme is the best selling card game on Amazon right now, and for good reason. You can’t go online without being flooded with memes. Funny pictures matched with even funnier captions, with WDYM you get to be the meme master and create your own memes! Just like Apples to Apples, What Do You Meme has a rotating judge that chooses which meme they think is the best. You can play for as long as you like, with 435 cards you will have plenty of memes to create.




2. Cards Against The Iron Throne

This is a 300 card expansion pack to the Cards Against Humanity card game that many have come to know and love, or maybe not love. It is packed with GoT references and just like the show, it can get pretty twisted. Fan of Cards Against Humanity and Game of Thrones? Check it out!



3. Drink-A-Palooza


Drink-A-Palooza is the ultimate party game. It combines all the classic drinking games like beer pong, quarters, flip cup, waterfall and many others. The best part is the board game comes with everything you will need to play. It’s got ping pong balls, quarters, dice, and cards so no making unnecessary trips to the store except for your beer run. A fun idea for game night for college students!


4. Deadwood 1876


Deadwood 1876 is a shoot-em up, gold nabbing, wild west type of game. The key is to use teamwork to mine as much gold as possible, but you never know who might try to stab you in the back to keep it all for themselves. This game was fundraised on Kickstarter and has been very successful. It will be available soon to purchase.


5. Sheriff of Nottingham


Sheriff of Nottingham is a game of strategy, bribery, and a little luck. Try the gain the most resources to build your empire, but watch out for the sheriff who will take a cut of your dirty dealings. Sheriff of Nottingham is a fun board game that will keep you and your friends guessing the whole time.



6. Tsuro

Another highly rated board game on this list. Tsuro is for 2-8 players and games last about 20 minutes, which means you can play it again and again to get back at the friends who sent you off the board the round before. The goal of the game is to be the last player on the board. Each turn players lay down a path card which must be followed. If the path you are on leads you off the board you are out. A quick, simple game but enormously fun!



7. Pandemic


If you are more into team games, Pandemic might be the right choice. 1 of 4 deadly viruses has spread throughout the world and it is up to you to save the human race. Game is highly rated by buyers and players. It has even won international awards for the level of precision used to create this game.


8. Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens is a fast-paced Russian roulette style game. Players draw cards until they someone draws an exploding kitten card. If you explode you’re out of the game, unless you have a defuse card. The other cards are in the deck are strategy cards in order to avoid the exploding kittens cards. I don’t know about you but I love this type of game and how crazy they can be.

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