3 incredibly silly games all in one value bundle with great illustrations by The Oatmeal make for a great time. Each of these games has simple rules that can be quickly learned, and the charming boxes are small and portable. Great gift idea and good for parties.
The simplicity of these games can be tiresome after multiple plays, so we recommend buying expanded decks.
Codenames pits 2 teams of 2 to 5 players against each other in a contest of words and clever clues. Players give clues to their teammates to get them to guess the correct word. Each turn is suspenseful, and with 200 cards, no 2 games are alike. Each game takes 15 minutes, so it's easy to play several rounds in an evening.
Though the rules are simple, giving clues may be difficult for some people as there is a lot to think about.
This classic speed game is great when you want to get the whole gang together. With 2 packs of cards, you can play with 2 to 8 players in this game of racing to play every card in your Blitz pile. Each round takes just a few minutes, so it's easy to play this one over and over.
Some people may find the speed and intensity of this game intimidating.
Puts two players in charge of rival kingdoms as they take cards to advance their kingdom's military, science, economy, and resources. With 3 different ways to win and a variety of strategies, it's easy to play this game over and over. With each game lasting only 30 minutes, you may even want to play it twice in a row.
Sorting the cards before each game takes some time, and the cards may show wear after multiple plays.
Players compete to see just who's willing to opt for the most jaw-dropping would-you-rather scenarios, while the judge awards the anonymous winner for best answer – then all players find out who picked that as their answer. 350 poison cards included.
Requires at least 3 players and lowered inhibitions. Not for those who are easily offended or grossed out.
Card games are a great way to gather around a table and interact with each other rather than your phones. There have never been more card games to choose from. If you have a crowd, a simple party game can get everyone laughing quickly. For something that will get you thinking, strategy games are a great way to challenge your wits. If you’re looking for something fast and frantic, speed card games are a hit with any group. And if you’re just looking to sip coffee and enjoy the company of friends or family, a simple set collection game is a good way to pass the time. Card games come in all different styles and are an affordable way to fill an evening with fun.
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