Staying in Is Way More Fun With These Family Board Games

Let loose with your family members playing one (or all!) of these games.

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Make memories with your fam and master your belly laugh over these games. From classic board games like Sorry! to more recent versions (Watch Ya' Mouth, anyone?), the options are endless.

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Risk Board Game



This is the classic strategy game that'll have each player ready to take over the world. The cool thing is there are four different ways to play the game, so your family will never get bored!

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Mattel Apples to Apples (New Cards)

Apples to Apples is a fast-paced card game that's easy to learn — no complicated rules here!

Each player gets seven cards, and everyone takes turns playing judge, deciding if the "person, place, or thing" card played is enough of an "apples to apples" comparison to the descriptive card that's been played. The winner gets to keep the descriptor card, and the person to collect the most cards wins! This is a great game for kids 12 years or older, and it's great for parties because you can play with 4 to 8 players!

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Master Debaters Board Game Smosh Edition

You might lose a friend after this game, which inspires heated debates over light, quirky topics! Grab your bestie, or form teams with a bigger group to debate pressing issues, like "Is breakfast cereal soup?" or "Is it OK to like your own social media post?"

The catch is that you flip a coin to determine which side you'll debate. Get ready to build up a case! 

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Yeti In My Spaghetti



Another silly and simple game that the entire family can enjoy is Yeti In My Spaghetti. Lay the spaghetti strands over the red bowl and place the Yeti on the top. Each family member will pull out a spaghetti noodle, one by one, until the Yeti falls into the bowl!

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Don't Step In It!



Do your best to avoid number two (while blindfolded!) and you might be number one. Roll out the game mat and use the spinner to determine how many piles of poo will be placed on the mat. You can laugh, talk, jump, walk, or run as you make your way — but whatever you do, don't step in it.

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Monopoly Board Game



There's nothing like buckling down to play a dedicated game of Monopoly with your family members. It's the best way to see who's destined for a path of real estate! It's fun to watch your fortune grow as you build, buy, and sell. Just don't get too caught up in the game and forget that the money isn't real.

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Five Nights at Freddy's Game

Based on a super popular online game, Five Nights at Freddy's is the perfect thing to pull out at the next Friday night game party. All you have to do is spin the wheel and grab his pizza slices with the tongs. Just make sure you don't wake the bear up!

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Race to the Treasure Board Game



This award-winning game requires players to work together to beat the Ogre to the treasure! If the team is successful, every player wins. What a concept! You can play with up to five players, and everyone will learn a little something about strategy and math-grid concepts along the way, not to mention learning how to work well with a team!

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Hot Potato



Don't get stuck with the hot potato! Not only is this game perfect for family game night, but it's also a fun pick for long car rides and family vacations. It'll keep kids entertained for hours, and parents don't have to worry about little pieces that might go missing.

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Soggy Doggy



This game is best for ages 4 and up, but seriously, even adults love the adorable Soggy Doggy. Oh, and get ready to get wet, because the li'l pup loves to shake himself dry. Race around the board to give the dog a bath, but if you get soaked, you get sent back to the start.

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Watch Ya' Mouth



Get ready to laugh until it hurts with Watch Ya' Mouth. It's simple: Do your best to speak out phrases while wearing a cheek retractor. Trust us, you've never experienced something so hilarious in your life. Oh, the kids will love it too ...

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Balloon Bots



This simple game is sure to give the entire family an adrenaline rush. Blow up two balloons and then dress them in their respective helmets, one is blue and the other is red. At the blow of the whistle, opponents go head-to-head in an attempt to pop the other Balloon Bot with a strategic punch.

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Tile Lock Scrabble



Create words on a board that'll keep your tiles secure! It's just like the classic game of Scrabble, but without total destruction of the game if your pet jumps on the board. What a cool feature!

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Toilet Trouble Game



We can't stop laughing. This hilarious game is so simple to play, but too ridiculous to quit. Roll the toilet paper to reveal how many flushes you must press when it's your turn. If you don't get sprayed with toilet water by the time you're done flushing, consider yourself lucky.

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Sorry! Board Game



This timeless game is simple and super fun, and it's one of the best options for a multigenerational family game night! Bump other players and hide away in your safe zone so it can't happen to you.

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Family Feud Trivia Box Card Game



This little cube contains loads of fun for your next family game night. With this trivia box version of the popular game show, there are hundreds of questions for players to choose from. It never gets old!

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Catan: Junior

This is the kid version of the super popular board game, Settlers of Catan. It's a perfect intro for kids ages 6 and up who are ready to explore the world of Catan. Don't forget to find the gold while you're navigating the tropical islands!

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Move your pieces down the wooden Mancala board strategically to see who'll win first. Make sure to be patient, because you don't want to lose your marbles in the process. 😉

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Candy Land: The World of Sweets Game



This game is sweet enough to eat. Are you ready to race to the castle? In this simple game that's perfect for little gamers, each player simply moves along the board finding candy-filled adventures and directions along the way!

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Speech Breaker Game

In this game, players have to explain a scene to their teammates (without using the words on the card) while this mischievous microphone tries to break up your speech. Through laughs and slurs, this game will keep everyone engaged and on their toes. 

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This game needs no explanation — just a space in your game closet! Jenga is such a blast, and if you think it's too simple to get excited over, just wait until your adrenaline starts rushing at the tug of each block! This set includes 54 hardwood Jenga blocks.

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Talisman: The Cataclysm Game



This game is perfect for family game night with teenagers. The board opens up to a post-apocalyptic world of mystery, chaos, and possibility. Explore the board and seek the Crown of Command in this evolving, intense world.

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Wahoo Board Game



Go for the splurge and bring this classic Wahoo (aka Aggravation) board game home. Grab your fave family members and sit around the maple hexagon board for a fun game session.

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The Game of Life — TripAdvisor Edition



Take a trip in this all-new version of the classic board game, the Game of Life. Hasbro teamed up with TripAdvisor to allow players to "take a break" and choose their dream destination with different vacation cards. The cards are determined by TripAdvisor's top-ranked family destinations. These added cards make a fun addition to gameplay!

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Cobra Paw: The Ninja Tile Game



Snatch up matching tiles from the pile, and try to find more matches than your opponents! The game is easy and fun, so it's perfect for players 5 and up.

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Jackbox Party Pack 3



If your teens do everything on their phone or tablet, download this Jackbox game set — players are active when they're logged in through their device. They'll have a blast playing these games with the fam!

FYI: The content isn't appropriate for super little ones, so it's better to reserve this for when smaller members of the family go to bed. The included games are: Quiplash 2, Trivia Murder Party, Guesspionage, Tee K.O., and Fakin' It. Umm, where's the popcorn?

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Lights off, candles on. Freak the whole family out on Halloween! Ask this classic Ouija board a question and wait to see what answer the Mystifying Oracle reveals. This classic version of the game includes a sturdy wood Ouija board featuring original graphics and a message indicator.

More: Halloween Games to Spook Your Party Guests Out

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HedBanz Game



This fun game will have everyone guessing! Do your best to figure out what cartoon is displayed on the card of the other player's head.

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Melissa and Doug Suspend Family Game



This game requires a ton of patience and hand-eye coordination! Players (up to four) take turns building with the 24 game rods. One bad move and it could all come crashing down!

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Ker Plunk



Don't let the marbles fall! In this classic game of Ker Plunk, players take turns carefully removing the sticks that support the marbles.Once a marble drops down, it's game over! Don't let it be you ...

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