It’s the third week into the Circuit Breaker, there’re probable chances of getting cabin fever but patience is virtue at critical times. Some of us may be keeping sane by learning new recipes to keep things interesting. While most of us attempted the viral Dalgona Coffee at home, or the non-coffee versions of it, and whisked till our triceps were sore. But if you’re not into cooking AND you’re missing your friends, here’s a lil’ something for you.
8 Online Board Games & Party Games To Play With Your Friends For Free
First off, how could we not include one of the most classic board games that you and your friends can easily spend hours on end without getting bored. Now, you can play Monopoly online without possibly having to argue with your friends on why they can’t take your plot of land. Play it here and there’s other classic board games like Scrabble for you to access for free too!
#2 The Settlers Of Catan
Up next, this famous board game has been said to be even more addictive than Monopoly. The Settlers Of Catan basically overlooks 3 to 4 players representing settlers establishing colonies on the island of Catan. So what you and your friends have to do is build and develop settlements while trading and acquiring resources. Players gain points as their settlements grow; the first to reach the set point wins!
Play it online or even download it onto your mobile devices here.
Well, if you and your friends are into strategy card-games then this one’s for you. Dominion has players pitted against each while competing to accumulate wealth through the deck of cards. The player with the most victory point in the end wins. Pretty straightforward while still proving to be quite a challenge to play.
The basic version is free to play online.
#4 Cards Against Humanity
Next up, this party game is no stranger to gatherings where friends sit around to compete and see who has the ability to sound the most ridiculous. Well, sometimes the funniest ones are often the most ridiculous. Cards Against Humanity Online will be no different, and even better! Here are a couple sites that offer various versions of the widely popular card game – AirConsole, Wordner & Pretend You’re Xyzzy.
#5 Words With Friends
Now, this is a major throwback! Pretty sure, most of us have played this widely-known online game back in the early days when Facebook was first introduced. Words With Friends 2 introduces even more competition between you and your friends as you guys are challenged to a Scrabble-like game to and fro. If wordy games isn’t up your alley, there are a ton of online games on Facebook you can play as well.
#6 Drawful 2
Besides that, this next one is also a big hit as well. And it’s one of the most popular games from the party-favourite online game – Jackbox Games. This game simply “draws” from concept of having you and your friends to draw on your devices based on given prompts. Meanwhile, everyone else anonymously submits a title that could fit this bizarre drawing. Your goal is to find the correct prompt while fooling your friends into selecting your decoy answer. What’s great about Drawful 2 is that you can craft an episode around inside jokes and events with your friends!
Download & play Drawful 2 with up to 8 players here!
#7 Communal Jigsaw Puzzles
If you’re one that basks in glorious achievements from completing puzzles, then this is the game for you! At JigsawPuzzle, you’re able to enter different puzzles based on the number of puzzle pieces and difficulty level. Besides, you’re not the only working on it. You can work with other players on the same puzzle or simply invite your friends to join you in it!
#8 7 Wonders
Last but certainly not least is this card drafting game that features depictions of ancient civilisations. 7 Wonders is played using 3 decks of cards where you’ll get to lead one of the great 7 cities of the ancient world. Not only you’ll be learning how to strategise in building towards reaching your goals but you get to learn a bit about ancient history. That’s two birds with one stone.
This game is free to play on your browser between 3-7 players.
Which Of These Games Are You Playing For The Next Three Weeks?
Weekends may not be the same without meeting up with your friends and family. So, why not make the best of these three weeks by not only improving your strategising skills but still be able connect with them via gameplay.Best of all – they’re all free to play online! Find the game most suited to you and your group, and start playing tonight.
This article is written by Amelia Thai.