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When it comes to family games, it’s good to have games that people of all ages can play. You want everyone to be able to join in on the fun after all! Don’t worry; we’ve gathered some of the best family board games and card games to add to your game collection!

Best Family Card Games

Our list of the best family card games has a little bit of everything because you and the rest of your family have different tastes. Whether you’re into classic or modern games, you’ll have a lot of options to choose from during family game night!

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1. UNO Flip

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  • Player count: 2 - 10 players
  • Duration: 30 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 7 years and up

UNO Flip is a fun twist on the classic UNO game everyone knows and loves. In this version, players flip their cards to the other side, revealing an entirely new deck from which all players have to play. This game-changing feature means that even if you think you’re going to win, you better think again because someone might flip your UNO world around! Grab a set of UNO Flip cards and flip in this exciting card game!

How to play UNO Flip

To play UNO Flip is just like playing any regular round of UNO. All players take turns matching cards they have with the active card on the middle deck. The game’s objective is to lose all your cards before everyone else does. You can get unique cards that give you an advantage, but that means your opponents also have special cards that they can use against you!

One of the special cards you will have is the Flip card which means you’ll have to flip the side of the cards you’re playing with. Your cards, the draw pile, and everything else will get flipped over and reveal the other side. You’ll have both a “light side” and “dark side” of the game, and both come with their own set of numbers and cards for you to play on.

This game is full of twists and turns, where just about anything and anyone can reverse the game. Don’t forget to shout “UNO” when you have only one card left. The first player to get rid of all their cards wins!

Reasons to buy:

  • Great twist on the original UNO card game
  • Simple and easy game that kids can easily pick up on
  • Perfect for family vacations

Reasons to avoid:

  • May take more time to play than the original UNO game

2. Do You Really Know Your Family?

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  • Player count: 3 - 8 players
  • Duration: 30 - 90 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 8 years and up

Here’s another fun game for your next family game night! Like what its name says, the Do You Really Know Your Family? Card Game will help you and your family discover new things about each other and see who knows each other the best.

Answer fun questions and inspire exciting conversations when you play this game. You’ll have 200 cards to choose from to keep things fresh. This card game comes with trivia cards and challenge cards where you can perform silly challenges together. Create fun memories when you play this with your family!

How to play Do You Really Know Your Family?

Start the game by letting the youngest person draw a card from the deck. Players must answer a trivia question or perform a challenge based on the card they picked.

If someone draws a trivia card, the question will be read out loud, and the first person who answers it correctly will collect the card. For challenge cards, the player who completes the challenge first, also gets to win the card. The first person who gets 15 cards wins the game!

Reasons to buy:

  • Encourages families to learn more about each other
  • Fun and easy to play
  • Rules are easy to follow

Reasons to avoid:

  • Questions and challenges can be random and can even include a card that may ask you to smell someone’s feet!

3. Cards Vs Reality Party Card Game for Kids & Families

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  • Player count: 4 - 10 players
  • Duration: n/a
  • Ages: for ages 6 years and up

Looking for a party game to play with the whole family? Cards Vs Reality is a fill-in-the-blanks game similar to Cards Against Humanity. This fun card game comes with 120 question cards and 380 answer cards that you can mix around to create the funniest answer.

Even Surprise cards are mixed in the question deck, and whoever gets them will have consequences! Find out who in your family can come up with the wittiest answers when you play this game!

How to play Cards Vs Reality Party Card Game for Kids & Families

First, shuffle the question deck and the answer deck separately. Each player will draw 12 white answer cards from the pile. One player will take a blue card from the deck and read it out to the group. This will be the active question for all players.

Each player will then pick a white card that best matches the question. The player who drew the question card will pick which of the white answers submitted is the funniest. Whoever is selected with the funniest card will collect the blue card question and get the point.

Players will get more white cards from the deck for every round and maintain 12 white cards to choose from. The player who collects the most blue cards or points wins the game!

Reasons to buy:

  • Fun and easy game to play
  • Players will have blast trying to be the funniest person
  • Great for family vacations

Reasons to avoid:

  • If you’re looking for an original game, the gameplay is quite similar to Cards Against Humanity.

4. Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition

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  • Player count: 4 - 20+ players
  • Duration: 30 - 90 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 8 years and up

The Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition is just like the original Cards Against Humanity but without the raunchy NSFW jokes. Like in the original game, the “card czar” or judge, picks the funniest combination among all the cards that players submitted. What makes this game so fun is that many wild cards can lead to the craziest and funniest statements!

How to play Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition

This edition comes with 600 cards to choose from, which is even more than the previous versions. To play this family card game, 3 white cards will be drawn for each player.

Players will use these white cards to fill in the blanks of the question card given by the current judge. The game’s goal is still the same as in the original version. Complete the fill-in-the-blank statements with the funniest answer card you have in your hand.

The card czar will judge which of the answers is the funniest, and whoever is the funniest will get the black question card. All players will take turns judging each round, and whoever has the most black cards or points will win the game!

Reasons to buy:

  • Easy and fun to play
  • Great way to spend a hilarious time with family
  • Perfect for family vacations

Reasons to avoid:

  • While the box says the game is for ages 8 and up, some of the content is more suited for older kids.

5. What Do You Meme? Family Edition

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  • Player count: 3 - 20 players
  • Duration: 30 - 90 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 8 years and up

The What Do You Meme? Family edition is a must-have family board game. Your family game night will be filled with laughs when you play this hilarious game!

In this family edition of the game, you won’t find the NSFW jokes in the adult edition. You’ll get to make up wholesome memes for good clean fun, which is perfect if you have kids playing too!

In the What Do You Meme? Family Edition board game, you’ll go against your family member and see who can come up with the funniest caption for the different meme cards!

How to play What Do You Meme?

Start your game by assigning a judge for the round. The judge will then throw the active meme to the middle for everyone to see. All players who are not the acting judge will then have to pick the funniest, wittiest caption card they have that matches the active meme image. These caption cards will be submitted anonymously, and the judge will read them and pick which card is the funniest.

If your card was chosen, you get to keep the photo card equivalent to one point. Players will take turns being the judge to keep things fair. The player with the highest number of points wins by the game’s end! Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate king or queen of memes?!

Reasons to buy:

  • Fun game to play with the whole family
  • This game uses memes, the modern-day knock knock joke.
  • Perfect game if you like getting silly

Reasons to avoid:

  • This edition has some “bathroom humor” that not everyone might like.

6. Winning Moves Games Guess Who?

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  • Player count: 2 players
  • Duration: 5 - 10 minutes
  • Ages: for ages 6 years and up

The Winning Moves Games Guess Who? Board game is one of the best classic games on our list. Did you know this classic board game has been around since the 80s? It’s a simple family board game where two players guess which character out of 24 choices the other player has picked.

How to play Winning Moves Games Guess Who?

When you play the Guess Who? Board Game, you will find 2 plastic game units, 48 small face cards, 24 mystery face cards, and built-in frames in the set.

During the game, each player picks 1 out of their 24 face cards and places it on the empty frame. Your opponent must figure out the character you picked by asking yes or no questions about it. Both of you will take turns asking and answering questions until one is ready to make a guess. Whoever correctly guesses their opponent’s hidden character wins the game!

Reasons to buy:

  • Easy and fun to play
  • Perfect for family game nights

Reasons to avoid:

  • Character designs do not have much diversity.

7. 5 Second Rule Game

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  • Player count: 3 or more players
  • Duration: n/a
  • Ages: 10 years and up

The PlayMonster 5 Second Rule Game is a fun family card game that should be one of your favorite games to play during family game night. It’s so easy to play! All players have to do is to take turns naming three things in less than five seconds. Sounds simple enough, right? You’ll be surprised at how people make mistakes when under pressure!

No matter how easy the topic is, there’s always a chance that players will freeze and come up with a blank when it’s their turn! One thing’s for sure is that you and your family members will be laughing like crazy when you play this quirky game!

How to play 5 Second Rule Game

The 5 Second Rule card game comes with more than 150 cards featuring different topics and a 5 second timer. An example of a card you might get is that you will need to name 3 ice cream flavors!

Players pick a card from the draw box and read the topic aloud. The timer is flipped over, and the player needs to name three things that match the card topic in less than 5 seconds! This game should be a breeze if players can stay calm under pressure. If not, everyone’s in for a hilarious time!

Reasons to buy:

  • Fun and easy to play
  • Can be easily modified
  • Rules are easy to pick up.

Reasons to avoid:

  • Some of the topics may not be suitable for younger players.

8. 3 Up 3 Down Card Game

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  • Player count: 2 - 6 players
  • Duration: 10 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 7 years and up

The 3 Up 3 Down Card Game is an excellent game for kids and adults that doesn’t require a lot of mental energy to play. It’s a fast-paced game with simple rules that are easy to pick up.

Like other card games in this list, the main objective is for players to get rid of all the cards in their hands and in their 3 Up 3 Down card piles. This fun card game is so easy that you can play it in ten minutes!

How to play the 3 Up 3 Down Card Game

Before the game starts, shuffle the deck of cards first. The dealer must then distribute three cards face down to each player, and each player gets another six cards facing down.

Players may then select three of the six cards and place them face up near their 3 down cards. This will become their 3 Up 3 Down pile, and the remaining cards will become the draw pile.

A player begins their turn by discarding cards that will become the discard pile. The card/s they discard must be equal to or greater than the top card showing. If they can’t discard a card, they must get the entire pile and add it to their hand.

This continues until the draw pile is depleted. Once players use their three face-up cards, they can play their 3 Down cards. The first one to play their final 3 Down card wins the game!

Reasons to buy:

  • Fun and easy to learn
  • Can get addicting

Reasons to avoid:

  • Mechanics are quite similar to other card games.

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