Last Updated on January 9, 2022 by ToyBuzz
What happens when you combine a card game with music? You get Game That Song! In Game That Song, a card is dealt and contains a prompt on it like “A Song That Would Be The Theme Song For the Person to Your Right.” Then each player plays a song. Then everybody votes who is the winner.
We play a lot of escape room and one of the best ones we have played is this escape room in a box. What we love about this set is that there are actual physical puzzles that you interact with. To escape this box, you will have to think creatively how to use each of the physical object. The puzzles unfold in a series of envelopes. While the theme is Walking Dead, you really don’t have to watch the show to enjoy this box.
Play an escape room right on your table with this unique escape room in a box. There are plenty of escape rooms in a box but this one has to be the most unique. With this box, you build an actual 3 story dollhouse out of the game box. To mimic the actual feel of a real escape room, each room contains hidden secrets to investigate. To escape this box, you will have to unlock all the rooms.
Forget Pictionary! From sniffing butts to stinky cheese, Artsy Fartsy is a drawing game where artistic talent is optional and potty humor is the norm. Played like Pictionary, this game adds a humorous twist on the classic game.
A shape-shifting toy? Using the power of magnets, this shape-shifting toy was invented by Andreas Hoenigschmid, a sand artist. This might look like a boring 3-inch box but it can be folded and shaped into 70 geometric shapes. Simply twist and turn and it magically transforms into a new shape. You can even combine more than one of them together. Look for new styles launching in 2021!
Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition is a family-friendly edition of the popular game with no adult content. It’s a fill-in-the-blank party game for kids and adults — perfect for family game night. One player asks a question from a black card, while the other players answer with their funniest white card. Kids get to engage in absurd wordplay with adults: “Filling my butt with spaghetti” and “A cloud that rains diarrhea.” Get ready for a hilariously good time full of laughter and fun.
Life on the boardwalk isn’t all fun and games. An employee at an amusement park dies on a popular ride and her boyfriend is the prime suspect. Could someone else have had a score to settle with the victim, or is the boyfriend guilty? Examine all the evidence, eliminate suspects, and catch the killer. This murder mystery game is designed for 1-5 players with gameplay lasting up to an hour. Do you have what it takes to hunt a killer?
How well do you know your family? Do You Really Know Your Family is a fun trivia game about your family. Players take turns drawing from a deck of challenge and trivia cards. Trivia questions contain a fun question like “What is my favorite pizza topping?” Challenge cards include things like “do an impression of one of your relatives” The player that collects 15 cards first wins!
Challenge yourself to open this box in just 60 minutes. If you love escape rooms, this is essentially an escape room in a box. You will have to unlock each mystery step by step to open the clue box. Luckily, if you get stuck there is a hint guide online. It will take a lot of curiosity to solve this puzzle box.
Who knows best? Here’s a fun twist on the game of trivia that contains trivia questions from different generations. There’s an old school deck and a new school deck. Players team up and try to answer questions from a different generation. The first team to 10 points wins. The idea is to inspire families to talk so they can close the gap between generations.
Does the Statue of Liberty hold the torch in her left or right hand? Don’t Google it! Bring back the day when we didn’t have cell phones with this fun trivia game. Put away the cell phones and get off the internet. This trivia game will ask you questions that you should know without any help.
Originally funded on Kickstarter, this unusual game is about cats that blow up. Now it has exploded into one of the most popular board games. The secret is the game’s simplicity and humor. It’s like Russian roulette with cards. You pull a card with an exploding kitten and you lose.
Is she tired of traditional board games but not yet ready for Cards Against Humanity? Kids Against Maturity is basically Cards Against Humanity for kids. If you don’t like fart jokes and innuedos for adults, stay away from this game because it is slightly edgier than Apples To Apples. There are 500 question and answer cards. Players have to use their cards to fill in the blanks on the question cards. The combos are often hilarious and it’s up to a judge to decide, which one is best.
Who isn’t obsessed with Unicorns? Started on Kickstarter, Unstable Unicorns is a card game that raised an ungodly amount of money. In Unstable Unicorns, you must build a unicorn army. The player that is the first to collect seven unicorns in their hand is the winner, but thanks to the “Neigh” cards there are numerous obstacles in your way. It’s much a game of strategy as it is a game of betrayal. Add rainbows and a little sparkle to your game night.
Created by the same company that brought us Unstable Unicorns, Tee Turtle Here To Slay is a fast-paced strategic card game where players have to slay monsters. It has the same silly artwork that made Unstable Unicorns a hit. They might look like cute characters but they are brutal. To win, you will have to pick up equipment, sabotage friends, and slay 3 monsters before anyone else. Role playing games might seem intimidating but ‘Here to Slay’ brings the genre to the masses. Get ready to slay!
Forget Clue! Chronicles of Crime is a cooperative virtual reality board game where players must solve crimes and determine the murder weapon. It’s a cross between an escape room mixed with a choose your own narrative. You’ll have to interrogate witnesses, gather evidence, and investigate crime scenes. The game includes 5 cases and a tutorial. In order to play, you will also need to purchase the inexpensive mobile VR glasses, which are sold separately.
Setup like a spy thriller, Codenames is an inventive word game that is played with two teams. The idea is to use a one word clue and a number that describes a bunch of other words. An example would be: pets, 2. So your team would have to find 2 pets among the group of cards. It sounds simple but it requires a lot of strategy.
From the makers of Exploding Kittens, Throw Throw Burritos is a party card game unlike any other out there. It’s a dodgeball card game where you’ll literally throw burritos at each other. You’ll be ducking and dodging to avoid the burrito, while laughing and having a ball of a time. It’s over-the-top, hilarious fun and perfect for mixing up things on family game night. Let the burrito wars begin!
From the creators of the world’s #1 murder mystery company (Hunt A Killer), Death At The Dive Bar is an all-new immersive Who-Done-It murder mystery experience. This exciting new mystery game will send chills down your spine, pique curiosity, and challenge players to solve the crime. It takes place in an Old Scratch Tavern. With whispers that the ‘accidental’ death of the owner wasn’t so accidental, players have to uncover the truth – before it’s too late.
Inspired by the beloved Friends TV series, Monopoly: Friends The TV Series captures some of the series’ most memorable situations and locations. Play as Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Phoebe, Monica, or Joey with exclusive tokens. The game board features iconic scenes and themes, such as Relaxi Taxi, All the Candy, Ross’ Teeth, Holiday Armadillo, or Central Perk — the local coffee house. Any Friends-obsessed fan will be delighted by this fun edition of Monopoly. You’ll be laughing and reminiscing about the show as you play. Perfect for game night, it’s a must-have for any Friends fan.
Who doesn’t love Disney? Play as your favorite Disney villain and carry out your devious schemes while dealing twists of fate to the opposition in Disney Villainous. There are six villains to choose from Maleficent to Captain Hook. To win, you have to complete your villain’s specific evil dream, which gives the game a ton of replayability.
In Settlers Of Catan, you will have to manage your resources to take control over an island. On each roll of the dice, you will get different resources and will have to trade and use them wisely to build out your civilization.
Sushi Go has been updated with more cards to support up to 8 players at once. The idea of the game is to pick a card and pass the rest of the cards to the player beside you. Each card you grab is sort of like grabbing a food item on a conveyor belt. Different combinations of cards are worth a different amount of points. The idea is score the highest amount of points with your combination of cards.
Award winning, Ticket To Ride is a classic board game that everyone should play. It’s so simple to play. The idea is to claim railway routes, connecting cities. The longer the routes, the more points you collect.
Every time you play Carcassonne, the game is different. Players pick up tiles and connect them to the existing tiles by matching various elements. The object of the Carcassonne is to score the most points by placing knights, farmers and thieves on the tiles. The player who scores the most points wins.
Do you love horror movies? In this horror themed board game, you and your friends will explore a spooky house on the hill. Players explore the house by flipping cards, which leads to the discovery of omens and the eventual “haunt.” While everybody goes together, one of your friends will betray you during the haunt. That’s when everything goes to disarray and you have to try to escape from the house. It’s a unique twist on the classic cooperative game.
From the name of the game, you don’t even need to know what this game is about. How fast can you think? In 5 Second Rule, you have to name three things in a category or 3 types of things like cars, sports, or pets. The catch? You have 5 seconds to name the things before time runs out.
Are you ready for some old fashioned hilarious fun? Taboo is a fun word game that is played in teams of 2 or more. The object is the get your team to guess as many words on your cards before time runs out. The twist? There are certain words that you can’t use because they are “Taboo.”
Are you obsessed with murder mysteries and TV crime shows? Unsolved Case Files is a murder mystery game that put you in the shoes of a detective to solve a fictional crime. In 1998, Harmony Ashcroft was murdered just before she got married. Bones McBride was framed. 2 decades later, you must prove she is innocent. To solve the mystery, you will have to go through documents, photos, and testimony just like a real detective. Will you be the next Sherlock Holmes?
What’s the silliest thing you have ever done? Life is full of poor decisions. In Never Have I Ever you have to confess your deepest and darkest secrets. There are innocent cards like “Never have I ever licked the brownie bowl” but the game is the most fun when it is edgy. Players take turns reading the appropriate prompt and everybody must use their paddles to answer either “I Have” or “I Have Not.”
Puzzles got a whole lot harder. It used to be that you got a puzzle with a picture on it that helped guide you. Now it’s all about challenging people. Not only is this puzzle is round, it consists of 1000 pieces that have every color of the rainbow on them. If you are looking for something challenging and different, you have come to the right place.
Do you know your best friends’ least favorite food? How well do you know your friends? In this party game you have to guess what your best friend will say. Played in teams of 2, both of you write an answer using the dry erase board and need a match to score points. Not only is it fun but it’s a great way to get to know your friends even better.
This is a fantastic cooperative game. The idea of the game is to cure the different diseases that are spreading across the world that could cause a Pandemic. Each player has a different role which gives them special powers. The only way to win is stop all four diseases by working together.
Similar to Pandemic, Forbidden Island is a cooperative game that uses a lot of the same mechanics. Because it is simpler and on a smaller scale, it is a good game to play before playing Pandemic. In Forbidden Island, players must work together to recover artifacts and escape on a helicopter before the island sinks. As the game reaches its conclusion, it gets more and more tense.
A game of deception and deduction, One Night Werewolf is a simple party game that takes only 10 minutes to play. At the start, players are dealt a secret role from a basic villager to a werewolf. The goal of the game is to find out who is the secret werewolf. Each role has a different ability that helps to uncover clues. When it goes dark, meaning players close their eyes, everybody will perform a task based on their role. Then everyone has to work together to choose the werewolf, but you don’t know who is telling the truth so expect to lose a couple of friends.
The Mind is a cooperative game for 2-4 players with games lasting about 20 minutes. All players need to become one mind by thinking, acting and reading body language as if they’re one cohesive unit. In this game, players attempt to play cards without talking. The object is to get through a certain amount of levels, depending on the number of players. You have to play the cards in ascending order. The catch? You can’t speak so you’ll need to use body language to get the job done.
How well do you think you know your friends? In the Game Of Things, a funny topic card is chosen like “Things people do when nobody is looking.” Everybody writes down a response. The fun part? You have to guess who wrote down what. It’s a great game to play with a group of friends.
Move over Scrabble! Everybody needs toplay Azul. In Azul, players lay ceramic tiles to fill in a tile wall of five consecutive tiles before other players. Like Scrabbly, it’s very tactile.The beauty is the game is very simple to understand but there is a lot of strategy involved when placing your tiles. As the game progresses, you’ll discover it’s a game of risk and reward because you are constantly trying to stay of your opponents.
Kanoodle is portable puzzle game that is sort of like Tetris. With both 2D and 3D puzzles, the idea is pretty simple. It comes with a book of different puzzles that gives you a starting configuration that you have to finish. For the 2D puzzles, you must finish the puzzle by placing the Tetris like pieces to fill all of the empty places. If you are ready for the 3D puzzles, you will have to finish a three-dimensional pyramid.
In What Do You Meme? you have to use cards to create funny captions for photos. During each round a photo is chosen and each player is given 7 caption cards. Players play the best caption card. The judge picks the best answer. At the end of the round, the judge rotates to the next player.
A VR escape room? In escape rooms, players work together to solve puzzle to escape before time runs out. Now the fun of an escape room is making its way to board games. This one is super cool because it comes with VR glasses and allows you to see the Escape Room sets in virtual reality. All you need is a phone with the app. If you like narrative-driven games,the game contains a series of puzzles to solve in sealed envelopes. The best part? Nobody is locked inside.
Apples To Apples is another silly party game. During each round, one player is designated to be the judge. He deals a hand of 7 red cards to each player and then flips over a green card with an adjective on it. Every player than puts down a card in their hand that best describes the green card. The judge then picks the best response, which is usually the funniest.
Get ready to drop the truth about your friends! In the game, a number of questions are laid out on the table like “How do they really spend their weekends?” Every player has an answer sheet that they pass around, answering various questions. Then all the questions and answers are read. Players choose their favorite answer and have to figure out who wrote it. All of the question are family friendly, but you never know what truth bombs will be dropped.
In Secret Hitler, a satirical and controversial game, one player is secretly chosen to be Hitler. Players are divided into two teams. The Liberals are against Hitler and the Fascists are in support of Hitler. The Fascists have to overthrow the government to make Hitler the ruler. The catch? Hitler won’t know who is on his side and the Liberals won’t know who the secret Hitler is. You can’t trust anybody! Parents should know that the game lying and deceit is encouraged to install a cold blooded leader.
Why watch a horror movie when you can play a horror themed board game? Mysterium is a whodunnit cooperative board game. A ghost has been murdered and players must uncover the killer, location, and murder weapon. One player takes the role of the ghost and the rest of the players are psychics. The catch? The ghost gives clues using only picture cards.