Encourage Game Nights by Gifting Some of These Entertaining Party Games!

The holidays are a time when we gather together with friends, families, co-workers (who may or may not be friends or family) and neighbors. Games are a great way to break the tension and avoid worrying about small talk. Party games allow many people to be involved all at once so people are less likely to feel left out.

This gift guide has an assortment of games either for large player counts or self-proclaimed as being party games. If you know you’ll be attending one of those high turn-out events, show up with a gift for the host/hostess… and that gift can be a game! Win/win!


Lost for Words

Pink Tiger Games

Lost for Words is a game to explore words from around the world that capture emotions and nuanced experiences to deepen our relationships and connections. With over 300 unique words from over 70 different languages, Lost for Words aims to broaden our vocabularies, as well as our emotional awareness.


In this party game for 3-15 players, race to craft answers to riddles created by a magic deck. Your answer can be anything—funny, punny, clever, profound, or completely nonsensical. The last player without an answer becomes the Smug Owl, who listens to the answers and rewards their favorites. It’s the perfect gift because it is easy to learn and works with any age or group. Play it at family gatherings or your next game night!


Secret Identity

R&R Games

The “Who’s Who” of Social Deduction games. You are given a secret identity and must give clues using Picto Cards to allow others to guess who you are!

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Tapple 10

The Op Games

Tapple®10 offers 10 unique games that are challenging and fun for the whole family. Categories engage players of all ages and comes packed in a portable box with sand timer for fast word fun on-the-go. The included instruction booklet describes how to play each game, and the recommended number of players & difficulty level of each game.


You’re Getting Old

Vango Toys

Do you think that age is just a number? Play against your fellow millennial friends to determine who’s managed to hold onto some semblance of their youth! With moving your mini-avocado playing piece along your path to getting old card, there are 300 available cards with prompts. Each features two prompts: an “Old” prompt like “ You’ve scrolled through Spotify and thought to yourself, “Who the hell are these people?” If you have, woah you’re getting old and need to move forward a space. You can regain your youth by answering the “Redeem” prompts on the cards! The first player to reach the last space is the loser. The player with the lowest space wins the game and gets the satisfaction knowing they are younger…at heart.


Kiss the Goblin

Skybound Tabletop

Kiss the Goblin is a party game where you describe how you would react to outrageous situations while trying to communicate a secret alignment.

For example: What kind of toppings does a chaotic evil person like on on their pizza?

You might answer “broken glass & anchovies” but the possibilities are endless!


Decrypto: 5th Anniversary Edition

Scorpion Masque

Success hinges on conveying secrets to your team while keeping the opposition in the dark. Strike a balance: your clues should be clear to your allies yet cryptic to your foes! Every round, both sides choose an Encryptor, responsible for sending a confidential 3-digit code to their teammates, all while shielding it from the other team’s prying eyes.


Dice Cards

CardLords

Featuring 50 unique mini games, Dice Cards is a game where you roll dice and write on the cards (using dry-erase markers). Playing 6 cards at once, you will write a single number each roll. Choose a number from one die or add them together, but only one number gets used each roll. The game plays quick, using only 50 total rolls of the dice.


Werewords

Bezier Games

In Werewords, 4 to 10 players hunt for a secret word by asking “yes” or “no” questions. Deduce the secret word before time is up, and you win! However, one of the players is secretly a werewolf who not only knows the word but is also working against you!


Fiction

Allplay

Fiction is a Wordle-inspired game of deception. One player is the Lie-brarian and will choose a secret word from a classic work of literature. The other players will, as a team, use logic and literacy to deduce the secret word as quickly as possible.


Mish Match

The Op Games

Get in the mix with Mish Match, the fastest fun you’ll ever have! In this competitive, fast-action party game, be the first to spot and slap matching theme from a variety of Animals, Colors, Foods, and Moods!

The objective changes as categories to match are called at the top of each round. Collect the stack if you’re on point. Call it, flip it, slap it, claim it!

The player with the most cards when the deck runs out, wins!


Doodle Dash is a party game where the players draw the same word at the same time.
It’s a drawing competition where speed can beat skill, so anyone can win!
Win by being the fastest doodler, but watch out – you only score if the guesser can actually tell what your drawing is!


Time Up – Family Edition

R&R Games

Our award winning party game made for younger aged players in the family!

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Whine with your friends about the worst date you’ve ever been on, a time when no one believed you, or about the worst thing to forget to pack on a vacation. Whine Night is all about spilling the tea and laughing with your friends!

Up to 8 players take turns sharing stories to answer relatable and annoying prompts, then vote on who had the best story. At the end of the night, whoever won the most rounds wins!


The Sherlock Files Jr. Introductory Investigations

Indie Boards & Cards

Calling all junior detectives, the Sherlock Files now has 3 brand new cases that are fun for the entire family Introducing the Jr. Files – an engaging, easy to learn, kid-friendly standalone game that is perfect for parents and children alike!


Everything Ever

Floodgate Games

Everything Ever – The Party Game You’ve Been Preparing For Your Whole Life! In Everything Ever, you and your friends take turns listing things from categories like “Every Dinosaur Movie” or “Every Brand of Soap”. If you can’t, you can change the category or push your luck and collect the card as a penalty. Keep your friends’ iffy answers in check with judge cards, and win by collecting the fewest cards once the deck runs out.


We’re in the last leg of our holiday gift guides so hopefully you’re finding a lot of ideas to help finish off the shopping list. If you haven’t yet, don’t worry. We have a couple guides left with more great ideas still to come!

Which events or parties do you attend where you wish had a game and which of your games would you want with you?

 

20 thoughts on “Encourage Game Nights by Gifting Some of These Entertaining Party Games!

  1. Decrypto: 5th Anniversary Edition is on my wish list. I’ve heard of it a few times but haven’t had a chance to play yet

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