With all of us stuck at home, here's a fun way to stay in touch with friends and loved ones. What better way to stay connected and reduce stress than to play games together. These games allow you to play with friends online. Some games may allow you to create a room to invite friends to play, otherwise, they can be played with friends online via Zoom (which is currently free to use). Most are free to use, check these out:
Jackbox Games: This has been our favorite by far. Buy a party pack for as low as $12.50 (50% off). Party packs include 5 different games that can accommodate up to 8 players. Play with others remotely by using Zoom for free, here's a tutorial on how to play games remotely.
7 Wonders Dual: a 2 players strategic game. Players compete against each other in terms of military, science advancement and city building.
Broken Picture Phone: Online version of Telestrations with 4+ players. You can create a room and invite your friends to join.
Cards Against Humanity: Send your friends a passcode and play with up to 10 players.
Codewords: Like Codenames, but online.
Drawphone: Online version of Telestrations with 4+ players. Create a game and invite your friends to join.
Monopoly: Play online and create a game for your friends to join online.
Playing Cards: Play any card game or pick from favorites like Go Fish, Checkers, Crazy Eights and more. Just send your friends an invite link.
Playtaboo: Just like Taboo, can be played with friends free online via Zoom.
Psych!: Similar to Balderdash, you make up definitions to words hoping your definition is picked instead of the real definition. Free App available for iOS and Android.
QuizWitz: Use your smartphone to answer quiz questions for online community.
Scribbl: Create a private room with up to 12 people and take turns guessing each others drawings.
Secret Hitler: This game is similar to Mafia and takes 5-10 players.
Words with Friends: Choose from iOS or Android app