Everyone’s screen time has increased during and after the pandemic. We spend most of our time staring at the screen because we have been accustomed to this but it is always a good idea to reduce our time from the screen to put less stress on our eyes and brain. One of the ways to do so is by playing board games.
Board Games have evolved over the years and there are new and new board games coming out every year. There are all sorts of games that you can enjoy with your friends or family members. So, let’s have a look at some board games that you should play for next game night:
Dixit is a game that is very popular and almost everyone has played this game at least once in their lives. If someone has never played this game and was introduced to this game then he had a blast playing Dixit. Dixit is a game that is played among 3-6 players and the rules of the game are quite simple.
All of the players are handed a couple of cards with beautiful artwork. The active player has to choose one card and give the other players a clue about the card in any way which can include just giving a simple clue to singing songs or telling a related story. Other players have to submit a card that is matching the clue and then players have to guess which card is the card that was chosen by the active player.
The game can get really fun at times and because the game gives you the freedom to give clues to other players in any way possible, it makes the game so much fun.
Cranium is a game that is played in teams and requires at least 4 players. Cranium is a party game where the players are divided into teams and the teams compete with each other in a race to reach the end of the board. The first team that reaches the end of the board wins the game but while reaching the end, there will be many challenges during the way that can be anything, from trivia questions to charades, to Truth & Dare.
The game gets really fun because there are all sorts of fun challenges included in the game and you will have fun with all of them. Beware that sometimes you might look like a total clown in order to complete the challenge but that is the fun part of the game because if it was your turn being a fool then the next turn will be of the other team and they will have etc complete similar challenges.
Scrabble is a game that requires no introduction since it is a game that is popular all over the world. The game tests your vocabulary and is played between 2-4 players and at the start of the game, the players are given seven tiles each, and using the letter tiles at hand, the players have to combine and make different words and place them on the Scrabble Board. Each tile consists of a letter printed on it along with the value of the tile. At the end of the game, the player who scores the most points wins the game.
To help players excel at Scrabble, different developers have worked to develop some very good tools such as Scrabble Word Finder that can help you find all the possible word combinations from the tiles that you have available at hand and Anagram Solver that can help you solve different Anagrams.
Exploding Kittens is a very popular game in the Philippines and it requires 2-5 players. The game has a simple premise and that is, all the players will have to draw cards from a deck one by one, and the player who draws the Exploding Kitten card is eliminated from the game. Does this sound quite simple and easy? Well, that is not all! The game comes with all sorts of cards including See the Future, Shuffle, Skip, etc and these cards allow the players to do exactly what the card says.
Exploding Kittens is very popular among kids since it is a simple game that isn’t very hard and kids love to play this game but not only kids, older members of the family will also enjoy playing this game.