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Best Party Board Games

When it comes to throwing a party, you need to have the right people, food, drinks and games to make sure everyone has a good time. If you want to keep people entertained and vibing with each other, you can’t go wrong with playing party board games!

Check out our list of the best party board games that will totally level up any party!

1. Twister

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  • Player count: 2 - 4 players
  • Duration: 45-90 minutes or more
  • Ages: 6 years and up

If the type of games you like are more on the physical side, the Twister board game is a great option. This is a game where players need to have a good sense of balance and a lot of flexibility to last ‘til the end!

Twister is one of the most exciting party games on our list. When played as a game for kids, it can be a wholesome birthday activity. When played by adults, it becomes way sexier! No matter how old you are, you’re in for a chaotic time when you play this game!

How to play Twister

Twister is played on a large vinyl mat with a design showing red, blue, yellow and green-colored spots. Players stand on different spots on the playing mat which is placed on the floor. To officially start the game, a moderator spins the needle on a spinner and calls out the color and body part where the needle lands on. An example would be “Right foot, yellow!”

Once the color and body part has been given, players must place the body part mentioned on the color spot that the moderator just called out. If players fail to correctly position their body part on the correct spot, they will be eliminated.

Remember that no two players can share the same spot. You’ll also have to be quick in finding the correct spot that’s closest to you. The game continues with players trying to move from one position to another until only one person is left!

Reasons to buy:

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Easy and fun to play

Reasons to avoid:

  • If you don’t like people getting on your personal space

2. Trivial Pursuit: Classic Edition

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  • Player count: 2 - 6 players
  • Duration: 45-90 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 16 years and up

Trivial Pursuit: Classic Edition may be more known as a family board game, but it’s also one of the best party board games around! This modern classic has spawned a wide range of special editions and various game versions throughout the years since it was first introduced in the 80s. Who knew that competing against your friends to answer questions about historical figures and all sorts of topics can be loads of fun?

If you and your friends are certified trivia buffs, you’ll have a blast holding your own trivia quiz party with this board game! Find out who among your friends can remember the most number of random facts!

How to play Trivial Pursuit: Classic Edition

In Trivial Pursuit: Classic Edition, players will be moving around the game board while answering questions about different categories like geography, entertainment, history, art and literature, science and nature, and sports and leisure. If a player correctly answers the question in the category they landed on, they get to receive a wedge.

The goal of the game is to collect 6 different colored wedges and to provide the correct answer to the final question. Since this is an updated version of the original 80s classic board game, you can also expect questions that you won’t find in the original version.

Reasons to buy:

  • Questions are suited for the general public.
  • You don’t have to be a trivia expert to enjoy playing this.
  • Easy and fun to play

Reasons to avoid:

  • Some find the modern questions too focused on the Internet and social media.

3. Drink-a-Palooza

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  • Player count: 2 - 12 players
  • Duration: 45 minutes or more
  • Ages: 21+

If you and your friends are in the mood for fun drinking games, you’re going to love Drink-a-Palooza! Where else can you find a board game that combines Beer Pong, Fip Cup, King’s Cup and other drinking games into one awesome board game?! Don’t be surprised if you find yourself laughing and drinking a lot when you play this party game!

How to play Drink-a-Palooza

In Drink-a-Palooza, players roll the dice and move around the edge of the board. They have to follow the directions on the areas they land on and collect mini bottles of beer.

The first player to complete a six-pack of mini beer bottles wins the game! What makes this game more fun are the challenges and mini games where players can end up playing drinking games like Beer Pong, Flip Cup or Quarters. Here’s a tip: you’ll be drinking a lot from the solo cup filled alcohol that’s placed at the center of the board!

Reasons to buy:

  • Fun and fast-paced drinking game
  • Rules can be easily changed depending on your mood.

Reasons to avoid:

  • Rules are a bit tricky to pick up at first.
  • If you don’t want to get drunk quickly, this is not the game for you!

4. Roulette Shots

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Have you heard of Russian Roulette? It can be a fatal game where players take their chances spinning a revolver with a single bullet. Although Shot Roulette takes inspiration from Russian Roulette, don’t worry! You won’t be risking your life when you play this party drinking game. What you’ll be risking is how long you can stay sober when you play Roulette Shots though!

How to play Roulette Shots

This game comes with a drinking roulette wheel and four shot glasses. Before you start playing, pour your alcohol of choice into the shot glasses. Once everything has been set up, players take turns spinning the wheel and following the instructions on it. Feel free to make up your own rules to give it your own fun twist!

Reasons to buy:

  • Easy and fun to play
  • Rules can be easily changed.

Reasons to avoid:

  • Limited number of players

5. What Do You Meme? Core Game

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  • Player count: 3 or more players
  • Duration: Varies
  • Ages: 17 years and up

When it comes to party board games, there’s nothing more hilarious than the What Do You Meme Core Game. It becomes even more hilarious once everyone has had a drink or two! You’ll realize that people create the funniest memes when they’re drunk!

How to play What Do You Meme Core Game

What Do You Meme’s deck of cards contains 360 caption cards and 75 photo cards. All players have to do is to draw 7 caption cards each from the draw pile. For every round, one player is chosen to act as a judge and will choose a photo card that will be placed on an easel.

The remaining players must match one of their caption cards to the photo card on the easel. The one whose caption creates the most hilarious meme wins the round and gets to keep the photo card which is equivalent to one point. The player with the most photo cards by the end of the game wins!

Reasons to buy:

  • Easy and fun to play
  • Highly entertaining

Reasons to avoid:

  • Full of slang that may not be familiar to everyone

6. Truth or Drink

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  • Player count: 3 - 8 players
  • Duration: 30 - 60 minutes or more
  • Ages: for ages 21 and up

Truth or Drink is a lot of people’s favorite party game. It’s the perfect game for adults who like to drink and have a good time! The Truth or Drink card games’ simple mechanics is what makes it such a hit. If you can’t answer a question and reveal a truth about yourself, you’ll have to drink instead!

Since this game comes with 410 intensely personal questions across 4 different levels of intimacy, get ready for some tough questions to slip in! Things may seem awkward at first, but by the end of the night, you and your friends will be laughing or crying at everyone’s answers or non-answers! You never know people might be giving made up answers to survive! No matter what, players will learn a lot about each other when they play this game!

How to play Truth or Drink

Make sure to prepare the drinks before the game starts. Shuffle the deck of cards then let players take turns getting the topmost card on the card pile. The player should read the question aloud and answer it. If they can’t answer, they’ll have to take a drink!

Reasons to buy:

  • Easy and fun to play
  • Perfect for people who like drinking games
  • Great way to ask questions that you wouldn’t normally ask

Reasons to avoid:

  • Questions can get too personal and might make people uncomfortable.

7. Uno Flip

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

If you’re looking for games for a dinner party, UNO Flip is a fun and easy choice. It’s hilarious, fast-paced and can be played with or without drinking alcohol! The UNO Flip card game’s mechanics are based on the original UNO card game.

UNO Flip comes with a new twist that challenges players to be more alert and strategic when playing this game. What makes this version different from the classic UNO game is that players will be able to flip their cards which becomes an entirely new deck of cards! Players will be playing with either the “light” and “dark” sides of their UNO Flip cards which come with different sets of numbers and special cards.

How to play UNO Flip!

The game play of UNO Flip is the same as the original UNO. What’s new is that when someone uses the Flip card, the entire game will do a complete 360. Your cards and the draw deck will be flipped over and will reveal an entirely new set of numbers and colors. There will still be special cards that you can use to your advantage such as Skip, Skip, Reverse, Wild Cards.

Similar to the original UNO card game, the first player to get rid of all their cards wins!Don’t forget to shout “UNO” when you get down to your last card, or you might end up with additional cards!

Reasons to buy:

  • The Flip card twist keeps the UNO game fresh.
  • Portable card deck that you can easily play anywhere

Reasons to avoid:

  • This game takes more time to learn than the original UNO
  • Long game duration

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