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    27 Card And Board Games You Might Want To Buy Now That You're Spending More Time At Home

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    1. Monopoly: Ultimate Banking, because everyone knows this game will take f o r e v e r to complete so you might as well add it to your to-play list this week.

    2. Codenames to make you and your family or friends feel like you've landed inside a James Bond film. You'll divide into two teams of rival spies, and each team's spymaster will give them one-word clues related to words on the board. But be careful — spymasters want to make sure only their team identifies the right word associations.

    3. Unstable Unicorns – it's the perfect game to play with your closest friends...mainly because they likely won't judge you for asking them to partake in an activity that revolves around building a gang of unicorns to destroy your friendships.

    4. Bananagrams (or Party Bananagrams!) to *lit*erally bring a smile to your bookworm buddy's face — it combines all the fun of crossword puzzles and Scrabble for a fast-paced game anyone who loves words will appreciate.

    5. 5 Second Rule – it challenges you to name three things that fit a category in only five seconds. Apologies to anyone who thought this would be about eating food off the floor.

    6. Jenga to test your concentration and dexterity skills. Be gentle or the whole tower might come tumbling down!

    7. Cards Against Humanity has more than 31,000 five-star reviews, so you'll be able to rely on it for a good time (and as a reminder that you and your friends are horrible humans).

    8. Exploding Kittens – it comes in both regular and ~explicit~ versions, because you deserve options, baby! It'll remind you a bit of Russian roulette: players draw cards, hoping not to draw the "exploding kitten" card and be kicked out of the game. Might as well gather your squad and get a game going right *meow*.

    9. Quickwits – a fun tabletop game you'll want to bring to every party you attend from here on out because it can be learned in no time at all.

    10. Deluxe Wood Jumanji to transport you straight back to 1995 with a replica of the game featured in the original film.

    11. Foodie Fight for the "Food God" in your life who would love nothing more than to roast your butts in culinary trivia while literally roasting a chicken at the same time.

    12. Ticket to Ride to keep you on your toes and fill the travel void in your life (yay for staying at home ALL the time). Players will compete to grab the best train cards and routes to earn points — and you can connect it to your Amazon Alexa for ultimate gameplay.

    13. A classic game of Sorry! you probably played when you were a kid. You and your pals will get a nostalgic kick out of breaking this board game out again years later.

    14. Rummikub – your grandma will likely cheer over your choice to purchase this.

    15. Disturbed Friends – it should probs only be played with close friends who you can say just about anything to, since you'll be voting on what you think each of you would do in a terrible situation. FUN!

    16. Watch Ya' Mouth will hilariously put your listening skills to the test while each player attempts to say funny phrases while wearing a cheek retractor. Prepare to actually LOL.

    17. A game of Never Have I Ever, so you can finally find out all of your roommates' deepest darkest secrets — who doesn't like to stir the pot a little?

    18. Dungeons & Dragons to let you and your friends finally live out your nerdiest gaming fantasies. Whether you wan't to lead the pack as a Dungeon Master or pretend you're a wizard for a while, anything goes!

    19. Game of Life – it's like an hour-long version of the scrappy M.A.S.H. game you probably played as a tween, so you'll definitely have a grand old time discovering what your salary will be and how many kids you'll have.

    20. Settlers of Catan for anyone who'll likely get a kick out of strategy games and destroying their friends by monopolizing all the sheep (yes, really). Build your own areas and trade resources with other players to win!

    21. An old school game like Battleship that'll give you an excuse to shout "I SUNK YOUR BATTLESHIP!" at someone with delight.

    22. Werewolf will let you and your loved ones unleash your most devious behaviors in a somewhat healthy way (it is just a game, after all) while trying to determine who is the secret werewolf and who actually wants to save the village.

    23. Villainous, a must-have for all Disney fans who typically prefer the likes of Maleficent, Ursula, and Jafar. Hope you've got your evil laugh prepared.

    24. Scattergories to keep all gamers on their toes as they try to come up with answers that fit the category on the card. Don't forget — the answers also have to start with the letter on the dice.

    25. Golden Girls Clue that'll ask your group of growing-old-together besties to solve the mystery of WHO ate the last piece of cheesecake! Can you imagine anything more fun because I can't.

    26. Scrabble, because it's probably time for you to convince your parents to turn off that word game app on their phone and get back in touch with the original version.

    27. And What Do You Meme? which you'll always be able to rely on to get even your grumpiest of friends to crack a smile. The winner is crowned Meme King or Queen — which is a title you probably haven't realized you truly want to earn.

    Game on!

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